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9235 - Programme Manager

  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 25/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91335




£55K - £65K P/A + BENEFITS


Full benefits package includes - Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts etc

Why Recruiting?

A world leading security and technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting edge projects. This role is available as they are expanding the Bid division.

The Job

You will be responsible for the development and maintenance of positive engagement with programme customers, partners and suppliers while operating in a safe and secure manner and embedding a culture in line with the company's values.
The delivery of the Programme outcomes, to agreed baseline (customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales) and ensuring programme members operate in line with the Operating Framework & functional competency management requirements; and have appropriate personal objectives recorded in the company's performance management system.
You will be resolving conflicts (including prioritisation calls) within the programme and collaborating across the company and leading the embedding of improvement in the project and programme management function, as agreed with IDT Leads and the Performance Excellence team.
You will be responsible for the maintenance of forecasts (both financial and resource demand signal) for sales and delivery which reflects the up-to-date expectations for the work.
The application of governance requirements (including lifecycle, project & independent reviews as appropriate) for foundation sales and delivery work and reporting progress on all accountabilities to IDT Lead (or their delegate).

Key Capabilities/Knowledge

* Leadership; being able to establish the vision and direction for the programme (in line with the ISBP), to influence and align others towards this common purpose, and to empower & inspire people to achieve success.
* Integrity; being open, honest and doing the right thing. Keeping promises, admitting when I don't have the answer and when I have made a mistake.
* Communication; being able to effectively communicate as part of a two-way interaction, using a range of techniques, to ensure the received meaning matches the transmitted meaning.
* Stakeholder Management; being able to identify, plan and implement actions to positively engage parties with an interest in, or influence over, the programme outcomes.
* Teamwork; being able to create an environment where a group of people with diverse personalities, skills, experiences and perspectives are empowered to collaborate towards a common goal.
* Human Resource Management; supporting functional teams (including HR) to develop and manage our people in line with legal requirements and company policy.
* Business Development; being able to identify, develop and deliver solutions to our customers' problems within an appropriate commercial framework to maximise benefit to both our customers and the company
* Negotiation & Conflict Management; being able to identify and address differences of objective, attitude or perception in order to produce an agreed outcome for all parties.
* Change Management; being able to develop and enact a structured approach to organisational change in support of the company's vision, enrolling the impacted people to embrace the changes required to deliver the desired benefits.
* Benefits Management; being able to identify, plan, agree and realise tangible and intangible benefits from the activities conducted within the programme.

Essential Experience & Qualifications

* MSP Practitioner qualification.
* Demonstrable capability to International Project Management Association Level A.
* Experience gained, typically rather than necessarily, between 4-6 of leading a business, projects, programmes, portfolios or P3 function; successful delivery of programmes or complex projects.
* Experience leading programmes or complex projects to 3 different customers.

Desirable characteristics:

* MoD contracting experience
* Working in a MoD ISS/DE&S environment

To Apply

If you're ready to apply, fantastic! Click "apply" and if your CV is shortlisted I will call for an initial chat/screening in confidence within the next week.

If you need any further information drop me (Niki) at

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