Here at Quilter the Group Technology Solutions team is seeking a Programme Manager to lead and manage large-scale business & IT change programmes that successfully deliver customer outcomes within the key constraints of time, cost, quality and risk appetite. Programmes may consist of multiple, interrelated projects. This is based in Southampton on a permanent basis. Key Responsibilities and Scope of role:
Understand and clearly document the business objectives and critical success factors for the programme
Define, structure and plan the programme and approach, with consideration for the dependencies and constraints
Working with the Planners and project managers, ensure project plans are produced, actively maintained, of the appropriate detail, and consistently aligned to the programme plan
Define the programme organisation structure and resourcing model with consideration for the necessary outputs, associated skills and communication channels
Manage and monitor the programme on a day-to-day basis to ensure delivery on time, on budget and to schedule through effective leadership, direction, consultation and facilitation. Ensuring that agreed standards are adhered to.
Provide leadership and direction to all underlying projects.
Deliver fit-for-purpose programme outcomes capable of driving the assigned business benefits
Manage the programme risks and issues ensuring that they are...
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Manage the programme risks and issues ensuring that they are impact-assessed, mitigated and escalated where appropriate
Manage and monitor the programme performance, progress against milestones, and appropriateness and quality of work, and where necessary takes corrective action
Control and report progress to the necessary stakeholders and governance bodies to the agreed standards
Build effective working relationships with all key stakeholders on the programme ensuring that their communication needs are understood and met
Seek commitment and input to the programme to increase quality and delivery success
Manage the assigned programme resources and suppliers to the agreed standards
Develop and coach Global Technology Solutions resources assigned to the programme, ensuring that the Project Manager and Project Co-ordination resources have clear development plans, regular 1-1s, performance reviews and the necessary support to expand their capabilities and skillsets Manage and monitor the programme budget providing appropriate guidance and decision making to the underlying projects
Proactively seek opportunities to share knowledge and experience and enhance the capabilities within Global Technology Solutions
Act as an ambassador for Global Technology Solutions and consistently demonstrate behaviours in line with the organisational values
Act as a deputy for the Head of Change Delivery as required
Actively input to the development of Global Technology Solutions, its people and capabilities
Take responsibility for personal development ensuring that a personal development plan is maintained at all times
Key Behavioural Skills: Focus on our values:
Innovate, take bold steps forward
Stand up for what's right
Question convention and stay curious
Use expertise to deliver on promises
Persevere to get the right outcome
Act with focus and care
Collaborate, learn from experience, and adapt
Share openly and transparently
Listen, to include new perspectives
Relevant management qualifications or equivalent experience
Prince II qualified (or equivalent) (Essential)
MSP qualified (Essential)
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Demonstrable experience of large-scale change delivery, preferably acquired within the Financial Services sector
In-depth knowledge and demonstrable application of project and programme delivery methodologies
Experience of managing 'Virtual' teams cross function/cross business and geographies.
Strong knowledge of the IT delivery lifecycle, associated methodologies and their practical application
Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
Excellent communication, stakeholder management and influencing skills
A capable people-manager preferably garnered in both a line and matrix management environment
Inclusion & Diversity:
We are committed to creating an inclusive culture which embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.
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