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Programme Manager

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Recruiter: Medical Protection Society
Listed on: 11th September
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £62,500 - £67,500
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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The purpose of this role is to lead the end-to-end delivery of various programmes aligned to the MPS business strategy, and ensure project outputs are fully adopted to enable benefits realisation.  This will be achieved by working with key business stakeholders including members the Executive Committee, to monitor strategic alignment throughout the programme lifecycle undertaking strategic reviews at appropriate intervals.  The role holder will be responsible for defining the programme structure, budget, resource requirements, delivery phasing, transition planning and benefit tracking mechanisms.

Main Responsibilities

As a programme manager, you'll work as part of a dynamic team providing the support and expertise to deliver one or more programmes within our change portfolio. You'll ensure the delivery and governance of programmes to agreed scope, time, cost and quality. You'll contribute to the provision of an efficient and effective delivery team, through executing the following:

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with the business, senior stakeholders including the Executive team and Council, and external stakeholders and PMO
  • Working with Programme sponsors to define measures and gain business buy in for adoption of deliverables 
  • Demonstrating effective governance of programme risk and issue management, to ensure that risks to delivery and benefit realisation are understood and mitigated or accepted
  • Providing and managing appropriately controlled environments and release management process to support change programmes
  • Quality Management of the Delivery Approach (continual challenge or and improve organisation / process / estimation)
  • Keeping abreast of evolving legislation and best practice; recommending opportunities for MPS to become more efficient and effective and compliant.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will already have experience working on complex programmes of change and liaising with Executive teams, and ideally have worked in roles which focus on delivery, assurance and supporting organisations to achieve their transformation objectives. You'll also possess the following:

Skills: 

  • Excellent organisational and planning skills, with an ability to prioritise key tasks and a strong focus on delivering them
  • High-energy work ethic, the ability to establish vision, capable of driving change and delivering results
  • A supportive team player, with effective communication skills and a collaborative approach to working

Experience:

  • You will ideally have experience of delivery using MSP in both agile and waterfall methodologies - a background in financial services, insurance or a regulated environment would be advantageous

  • You'll have significant experience in programme management, having managed programmes with budgets in between £100k - £10M

  • Experience managing business change or digital delivery programmes, working in collaboration with 3rd party suppliers and internal IT teams
  • Leadership and development of people and complex teams within a change management function, or business units within a matrix structure
  • Problem solving in collaboration with business Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and partners

About The Company

Medical Protection Society (MPS) is the world's leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 300,000 members around the world, in countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, South Africa and Hong Kong.
We strive to be much more than a last line of defence by being at our members' side at every step, offering support, advice and world-class defence. Membership provides access to expert advice and support together with the right to request indemnity for complaints or claims arising from professional practice.
We continue to invest in our team to ensure that we are delivering the best possible service for members. This was recognised in 2016 when we were awarded an Investors in People Silver award.

Package Description

  • 12% company pension contribution (3% from the individual)
  • Annual bonus scheme up to 15
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

If you are interested in this position then please click the APPLY button - we look forward to hearing from you and reviewing your application!