Programme Manager (Contract)

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £600 - £800 pd
  • Type: Contract
  • Job reference: 20288

My client are looking for a hands-on and technically capable Programme Manager with strong experience in managing e-commerce and mobile application development projects. Working closely with Development Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Programme Managers and PMO you will co-ordinate and drive delivery for projects delivering into our large programmes. Your main focus will be helping to co-ordinate and drive project delivery by identifying and managing dependencies, communicating with all stakeholders, putting together progress reports and escalating delivery risks. Hitting delivery dates is important but we don’t seek to compromise quality; we’d prefer to evaluate the MVP.

Skills & Experiences

  • Clarifying requirements and understanding the work required across multiple teams.
  • Reporting to the Programme and key stakeholders on the delivery of the project.
  • Planning the project and pro-actively monitoring its overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate.
  • Quality assurance of the project deliverables.
  • Managing the projects’s budget (resource spend), tracking the expenditures and costs.
  • Ensuring that the delivery of new products or services from the project are to the appropriate levels of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the project plan.
  • Ensuring that there is efficient allocation of resources and skills and collaborating with the technical owners within the Agile framework to best allocate resources to the Project.
  • Similarly ensuring efficient allocation of business resources and skills in respect of the non-technical aspects of the delivery of the Project.
  • Managing third party contributions to the project where applicable.
  • Facilitating the communications with all stakeholders, including the running of project board meetings for larger projects.
  • Managing risks to the project's successful outcome.
  • You’ll focus on the details while keeping the overall purpose and goals of the projects in mind. And you can juggle a number of different projects at once.
  • You’ll take ownership of and see through the resolution of impediments – you’ll need to talk to lots of people to figure out what’s happening and know when it’s right to escalate.
  • You are passionate about Agile approaches.
  • Ablility to follow technical discussions at a high level.
  • Ability to build relationships with teams and stakeholders

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