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IT Programme Manager - Manchester

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Recruiter: BCT Resourcing
Listed on: 2nd November 2020
Location: Manchester
Salary/Rate: £70000 - £70000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2020-11-02

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Job title: IT Programme Manager
Location: Manchester
Salary: Up to £70,000 depending on experience.

Main Duties:
Planning and designing IT programmes and projects, and proactively monitoring its progress
Delivering IT projects within the agreed governance structure, timescales, scope and budget
Tracking, prioritising and resolving issues and managing risks throughout the delivery process
Budget and resource forecasting and management for each project
Defining the governance structure for each project
Managing Third Party deliverables and relationships in line with contractual obligations
Providing effective and timely reports to ensure stakeholders are kept up-to-date at all stages throughout the project lifecycle
Lead a small team of project managers, business analysts and business product owners to ensure successful delivery of projects
Creating and maintaining effective relationships with Procurement, Legal, Finance, Risk and IT to facilitate effective communications and delivery of the projects
Lead on specific areas contributing to the development of the Change Function within the Change Management Team

Key skills:
Significant experience of delivering progressive information technology change.
Understanding what good design, development and testing looks like to enable robust discussions with technology resources and suppliers on the project.
Strong change management and leadership skills, and the ability to apply them to implement new systems and redesign work.
Experience of running senior stakeholder meetings e.g. Steering groups as well as workshops to facilitate an agreed decision/outcome.
Experience of commercial negotiations with suppliers to input into contracts for project delivery.
Experience of working in a complex corporate culture or rapidly growing business.
A background in financial services is desirable.

A background in financial services is desirable. Relevant qualifications such as PRINCE2, APMP, PMI, MSP