Programme Manager

  • Location

    Greenford, London

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Ben Mcrae

  • Contact email:

    ben.mcrae@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH108651_1565710263

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-12

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Role: Programme Manager

Location: Greenford

Duration: initially until 23/12/19

Rate: Negotiable on experience

Security Clearance: SC/DV

Role purpose:

The Programme Manager will be responsible for the delivery of complex electronic development projects and bids on time, to budget whilst maintaining the required standards.

Scope:

Managing multiple projects ranging in size up to ≈£20M and line management of a small team.

Responsible for / Key responsibilities:

Responsible for the following with respect to all Communications Systems projects, programmes PV and proposals:

  • Manage projects to meet project milestones, schedule and budget requirements.
  • Manage subcontractors to deliver requirements on time and to budget
  • Establishing, controlling and reporting project schedule & costs against an overall WBS & budget.
  • Achieving acceptance of all elements of project to schedule and cost.
  • Meeting project sales and cash budgets and forecasting accurately.
  • Identifying programme resource, skill and training requirements for the Resource Plan.
  • Use Programme Performance Metrics (PPMs) to effectively manage all programmes.
  • Establish and maintain project metrics to measure and report progress.
  • Preparing the internal Business Review Pack as the basis for reporting to senior management.
  • In conjunction with the System design Authorities hold progress reviews (as required).
  • Effective communication with all project stakeholders to build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Ultimate responsibility for risk management across all projects within the programme.
  • Identify and monitor cost saving and risk reduction initiatives.
  • Management of project issues, risks & opportunities, data and action logs, including item closure.
  • Plan and conduct effective internal, customer and sub-contractor progress reviews.
  • Producing and implementing internal and subcontractor Statements of Work.
  • Review subcontract programmes, capability, resource, skills, documentation and deliverables.
  • Review all internal and subcontractor project management documentation.
  • Preparing customer & internal progress reports in an agreed format.
  • Establishing and implementing Project Management Plans (including all subordinate plans).
  • Ensure that projects comply with the relevant security requirements.
  • Ensure that projects comply with the Company directives.
  • Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual.

Qualifications / skills required:

  • Degree in relevant discipline (Engineering, Science or Business Management) or equivalent experience.
  • Project management qualifications preferred, such as APMP or Prince 2