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Programme Manager

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Product & Project Management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £550 - £551 per day

  • Contact:

    Jack McLane

  • Contact email:

    jack.mclane@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    CR/023997_1561480772

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-25

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Programme Manager

My client, a financial services organisation, based in London require a Programme Manager for an initial 3 month contract. The client requires a Programme Manager with strong financial project management experience and a good understanding of cost control practices.

Responsibilities

  • Strong understanding of program / project financial management and cost control practices
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to implement change
  • Able to understand, analyse and adhere to SOWs
  • Reviewing of project deliverables, alignment of project team to deliver to a high standard and on schedule
  • In charge of service improvement of internal and external processes to enhance program value
  • Ensuring communication with internal and external executive sponsors and programme stakeholders
  • Manage major issue resolution, risk mitigation and dependency completion
  • Demonstrated negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Ensure projects are planned and executed in line with the PMO methodology
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external customers, as well as project subcontractors.
  • Management of remote project team members and remote subject matter experts located in multiple geographies
  • Creation and maintenance of detailed project plans to ensure large number of deliverables are achieved within a short space of time
  • Administration of project workshops and stakeholder interviews across multiple business functions including communication of the importance of the sessions

Required Experience

  • 5 years Project Management experience. PMP and ITIL certification is preferred
  • Working experience within a Professional Services environment, leading complex Information Technology projects in large enterprises
  • Working experience within Financial Services
  • Excellent understanding of the contract (SOW) process. Able to manage contract modifications, change orders, control the impact to a program, and take a lead position for negotiations on contract scope, cost and schedule
  • Ability to work independently and aggressively track to project timelines
  • Working experience with firewalls and network technologies preferred

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