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Senior Programme Manager - Farnborough - Permanent

  • Salary: Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Date posted: 07/08/2017
  • Job reference: J371767A

Senior Programme Manager - Farnborough - Permanent

My client comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in research, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving.

Specific Responsibilities;

The management of the IT Project Management Office in line with the IT strategy.

To support and manage the delivery of tasks and large projects in order to deliver the defined Business and customer benefits that meet the Project Business Case and Project Mandate.

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required;


* Experience in successfully managing large Projects and Programmes
* Experience of Line Management
* Extensive knowledge of Project Management principles in accordance with industry and QQ standards.
* Team Leadership including the management of relationships and conflicts within and across multiple project teams.
* Delivery of the projects and programmes to agreed timelines.
* Working within the Life Cycle process to ensure the quality of the projects are structured and achieved.
* Ability to negotiate with internal and external teams.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* An excellent level of commercial awareness.
* A leadership style which will enable a consistent approach to delivery across multiple projects
* Knowledge of other functional disciplines related to delivery (e.g. finance).

Key Accountabilities


* Leadership of the Project Management Office and project teams and support of other Project Managers.
* Overview and Management of multiple projects to deliver project objectives that are defined in the Project Business Case and Project Mandate.
* Ensuring projects meets all governance requirements in accordance with QQ policies and processes.
* Ensuring projects meet all compliance requirements especially with respect to Legal and Safety requirements in accordance with corporate policies and processes.
* Leadership of the Project Management Office and project teams and support of other Project Managers.
* Management of suppliers, where appropriate, to ensure the fulfilment of the requirements within a Statement of Works that meets the standards of the Project Mandate.
* Manage and resolve scheduling conflicts and where required seek additional support either internally or externally.


Essential Qualifications;
* Significant experience of Project and Programme Management within an IT environment.
* Industry recognised qualification. i.e. Prince2 / AMP / PMP
* Demonstrable experience of full Lifecycle Project and Programme Management
* SC cleared to be held and maintained.

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