Programme Manager

  • Location:

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £545 per day

  • Job ref:

    BBBH115104_1574786170

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP


Role: Programme Manager
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Sheffield

Duration: 6 months

Our client is based in Sheffield and they have grown to become one of the UK's leading online betting and gaming companies and one of Yorkshires two tech unicorn businesses. A business driven by bleeding edge technology, that brings the excitement of sports betting, casino games, poker and bingo to over 200,000 customers a day & growing! It's a workplace like no other, with a mission to make Betting & Gaming better. And we want you to be part of it.

What you'll do

  • As Programme Manager in Core Customer you will be accountable for Delivery across the portfolio of Core Customer Products working alongside teams across the team & the wider business
  • You will coordinate and facilitate collaboration across a team of Agile Delivery Leads giving them the tools, guidance & support to enable effective delivery across the team & across the business
  • Support mobilisation & delivery of Core Customer or business wide initiatives or programmes
  • Play an integral role in delivery planning & execution, ensure dependencies are captured, committed & effectively managed
  • Be key escalation point for blockers across the Core Customer business
  • Provide weekly updates & reports to the wider business
  • Gain buy-in & build strong relationship across senior stakeholders with transparency and alignment to progress & status being key
  • It will be your role to drive the pace of delivery across a number of squads, whilst respecting and fostering their Agile cultures and ways of working. To do this, you will have to adapt a number of approaches and not take a one size fits all view
  • Work alongside our Product Managers to ensure we have robust roadmaps across the Core Customer portfolio aligned to business & technical strategy
  • Ensure alignment across our Product, Engineering, Test & Delivery functions
  • Feed into Resource & Capacity planning across our Squads

How you'll do it

  • The Core Customer Programme Manager will report into the Head of Delivery and will need to demonstrate a breadth of delivery experience and knowledge to ensure efficient delivery of across the portfolio
  • You will build relationships across the rest of the Delivery function is key .i.e. Agile Delivery Leads, BAs, Engineering & Test
  • You will have extensive experience in a similar role within a large, fast moving online business, and will have significant experience of more traditional project delivery methodologies. The successful candidate will also have experience of working in Lean and Agile software product delivery
  • Exceptional leadership skills will ensure that you are seen as a role model and able to influence teams with your knowledge and experience of delivery and Agile ways of working
  • Approach-ability, open mindedness and an ability to work well with people at all levels of the business is at the heart of how we work.
  • Be outcome focused with the ability to determine what adds value and what does not
  • You will focus and motivate the delivery teams to work at pace with quality and deadlines at the forefront of their thinking
  • Outside of Delivery you will build relationships with key stakeholders across the Leadership Team,
  • Product, Marketing, Insight, Operations from within Core Customer & across the wider business
  • You will be equally adept at managing delivery via third parties using agile and more traditional delivery methodologies.

Please submit CVs today!

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