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IT Programme Manager

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Recruiter: Michael Page
Listed on: 20th August
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £95000 - £100000
Type: Permanent

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The Programme Manager will have the great opportunity of leading the creation of a brand new function within IT.Opportunity to have a leadership position at a major property companyClient DetailsThe client is a major property development company specialising in retail properties across Europe.DescriptionThe key responsibilities of the successful IT Programme Manager will be:Lead the creation of the Programme/Project Management functionProvide strong support, motivation and leadership to your team of experts.Create an IT programme plan, aligning projects across the Group IT functions to support in the delivery of the IT strategy.Define the relevant controls, processes, cadence and communication to deliver consistently successful projects - setting the right standards.Engage with stakeholders across the business to simplify and improve project velocityImplement an approach to resource capacity management, ensuring that we use our colleagues efficiently with the right headroom to absorb the unknowns.Develop an appropriate approach to change management, ensuring that business impact is minimal and project success is realised.Be the champion of accurate budget management ensuring that projects are to budget and the ROI is delivered.Ensure all project risks are identified, catalogued and managed robustlyCollaborate with Marketing, Customer Experience, peers and stakeholders across the business to align IT project management approach to help support the wider businessAbility and influence to create clarity using RACIs across functions to align and define accountability.Responsible for creating robust and diligent business cases that secure investmentSuccessfully identify and implement a collaborative and simple project management tool that can be utilised across the business.Oversee both the overall IT Risk Register, Supplier Management and IT BudgetDeputise for the Group Head of IT Operations where required ProfileThe successful IT Programme Manager will have the following:A strong leader who has gravitas and can command respectExtensive experience and knowledge in project and programme managementTechnical mind set - ideally from a infrastructure backgroundSkilled in Microsoft applications software (including MS project, Visio and SharePoint)Prince2 qualified - practitioner level (or similar)The "template wizard" - can create engaging, simple and effective templatesHas a proven toolkit of PM templates and approaches - the SME of project managementITIL awareness (particularly change and release management)Well-developed communication and presentation skills - highly proficient in MS PowerPoint - can engage stakeholders with great presentationsAbility to communicate with stakeholders of varying seniorityExperience multitasking, working to tight deadlines and not afraid to get hands onAnalytical and logical thinker - great with numbers Positive attitude and a strong commitment to delivering quality work.Exposure to retail / property sector desirableJob OfferThe salary for this role is up to £100,000 and the benefits package is as follows:Annual incentive plan - up to 35% of salary, depending on company, team and individual performance25 days holiday, plus an extra day for employee's birthday and 4 days for volunteering/ charity workPension scheme (up to 5% employee contribution is double matched by company - maximum 10% company contribution)Private medical insurance for employee and partnerLife assurance 4 x salaryPermanent health insuranceSeason ticket loan (after probation completed)Cycle to work schemeDiscounted gym membership