Programme Delivery Manager (Welsh Public Sector, GDS)

  • Location

    Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent

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    £600 - £700 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Our Client based in Wales is seeking a Programme Delivery Manager to help coordinate and manage a programme of rapid discovery/alpha projects that aim to demonstrate, curate and share best practice in service delivery, develop and agree standards and build digital capability in Wales.

The Programme Delivery Manager will coordinate and run the three main parts of our alpha phase:

  1. Squads/teams to run rapid discovery/alpha phases across the public sector in Wales
  2. A knowledge sharing hub of good digital practice
  3. An academy for skills and capability to train leaders and practitioners

Key Skills/Experience

  • Demonstrable evidence of having delivered multiple agile programmes and products/services
  • Demonstrable evidence of managing programmes with multiple suppliers
  • Demonstrable evidence of managing complex stakeholder situations
  • Experience in leading a collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring and coaching more junior team members
  • Proven ability to challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery
  • Understanding of user centred service design practices, Government Digital Service Standards and the assessment process
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Knowledge of Government procurement landscape for digital and technology products and services.
  • Experience working in the Welsh public sector
  • Ability to create concise and insightful communications for dissemination to all stakeholder groups

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