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Data Intelligence Business Leader

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Malvern, Worcestershire
  • Sector: Business Intelligence, Change Management, Security
  • Date posted: 21/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH92388

Data Intelligence Business Leader
Highly Competitive Salary & Benefits
Must be Eligible for DV Clearance (preference for those who currently hold DV Clearance)

My client is seeking to appoint a Senior Programme Manager to lead the continuous development and future delivery of their data intelligence (analytics, DevOps etc.) programmes portfolio within their Communications Intelligence Solutions business.

Purpose of the role
· Support the business in all aspects of running a £20m+ business for the benefit of the overall business and multiple client groups.
· Business is conducted with UK central Government, blue chip commercial clients, MoD entities and overseas customers and will be carried out operating in a matrix organisation.
· Influence the business, clients and internal teams at all levels to increase business effectiveness.

Main Responsibilities
· Define, articulate and realise strategic benefits
· Understand the market the Business is operating in, being able to analyse and predict trends and changes
· Take the lead on new business opportunities and capability developments
· High impact customer facing programme intervention
· Strong & effective influencer of client strategy and spend - for mutual benefit of client and employer
· Excellent communicator, able to sell the company brand and portfolio in a compelling manner
· Manage the interdependencies between projects, and between projects and business as usual
· Monitor projects, programmes and portfolio against time, quality, cost, risks and issues KPIs
· Act as Performance Development Manager for Project Managers within the team
· Ownership of business improvement initiatives
· Proactive implementation of new corporate standards and toolsets
· Review and authorise project progress through the lifecycle gates in line with corporate guidance
· Responsibility for management of the strategic and day-to-day customer relationship, identification of current and future customer needs, and coordination of business winning activities
· Work with the organisation to plan future resource requirements and identify skills gaps; delivery of short-term and long-term resourcing solutions to meet the business needs.
· Day-to-day responsibility for multi-disciplinary teams that are often customer-based, in addition to management of direct reports

Key capabilities and knowledge
· Leadership; able to establish the vision and direction for the programme (in line with the strategic business plan), 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 people in line with legal requirements and policy.
· Business Development; being able to identify, develop and deliver solutions to customers' problems within an appropriate commercial framework to maximise benefit to both customers and 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 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.

Experience and qualifications
· MSP Practitioner qualification.
· Demonstrable capability to International Project Management Association Level A.
· Experience gained, typically rather than necessarily, between 5-8 of leading a business, projects, programmes, portfolios or P3 function; successful delivery of complex programmes.
· Experience leading programmes to 3 different customers.

· Current DV clearance, or the ability to acquire it is essential

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