Programme Director

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4th March




£50,000 - £80,000



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Programme Manager / Director opportunity to join a world-renowned Global marketing agency.

Programme Director opportunity - Up to £80,000 + Benefits - Hybrid - London

The business is looking for an experienced Programme Manager to deliver on our programme to become a best in class AI powered agency. You will ensure collaboration between the project team and other agency stakeholders to deliver on our promise to lead the way in the integration of AI technology into our ways of working and agency processes.

The Programme Manager should demonstrate a solid understanding of project management tools and best-practice methodology and have the experience and flexibility to guide and support a diverse and dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities

  • The programme management and effective roll out of AI processes, technology and ways of working
  • Ensure defined data and performance frameworks are consistently executed to facilitate accurate test and learn reporting
  • Educate and guide teams through new AI processes and ways of working
  • Connect key capabilities together to solve problems and move work forward flawlessly
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive project plans, timelines, ensuring key stakeholders are consulted and informed of progress
  • Implement and share project management best practices, tools, and methodologies to enhance efficiency, and communication and manage risk
  • Strong leadership and project management skills, capable of overseeing complex campaigns and delivering outstanding results.
  • Ability to manage differing, and sometimes conflicting, viewpoints and still drive the programme forward with clarity
  • Comfortable with autonomy you'll use your deep expertise in problem solving to optimise processes and drive outcomes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with teams and clients across capabilities and across the globe. This is both a client and internal facing role.
  • Ensure team members feel personal accountability for deliverables and projects, engaging in all aspects of team assignments driving towards progress, actions and results
  • Develop and maintain high levels of team effectiveness (trust, communication, collaboration, productivity diversity and engagement)
  • Collaborating with creative teams to identify opportunities where generative AI can be used to enhance the agency's creative output and improve efficiency
  • Development of comprehensive project plan that outlines the scope, timelines, milestones, and deliverables of the programme
  • Defining clear objectives for the project, including the expected outcomes and benefits
  • Identifying the necessary resources required to complete the project, including budget, personnel, and technology
  • Managing project teams consisting of technical experts, creative teams, and other stakeholders to ensure that the project is completed on time and within budget
  • Monitoring project progress against the project plan, identify risks and issues, and take corrective action as needed
  • Communicating project status to stakeholders, including senior management, clients, and project teams, using appropriate communication channels and tools
  • Ensuring that all project deliverables meet the required quality standards and are delivered on time
  • Managing changes to the project scope, timelines, and deliverables, ensuring that any changes are properly documented and communicated to stakeholders
  • Providing training and support to staff to ensure that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to work with generative AI tools and processes
  • Evaluating the outcomes of the project against the defined objectives, identify areas for improvement, and make recommendations for future projects

Experience required

  • Extensive experience managing complex projects involving multiple stakeholders, budgets, and timelines
  • A Good understanding of generative AI technologies, data analytics, and related tools and processes
  • Agency production experience leading to a strong working knowledge of agency production processes for all long and short form content including all Meta platforms, Google/Youtube and TikTok
  • Solid understanding of the advertising and marketing industry, including its creative processes, workflow and production cycles and experience working on similar AI tech transformation programmes
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and manage project teams consisting of technical experts, creative teams, and other stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders, including senior management, clients, and project teams
  • Experience managing complex change within organisations, including identifying and addressing resistance to change
  • Ability to analyse data and metrics to identify trends, patterns, and insights that can inform decision-making
  • Innovation mindset: Passion for Innovation and New Technologies
  • Hands-on programme management experience in an agency environment
  • Solid understanding of integrated marketing channels, media platforms, social media, advertising production, digital and owned content and the data-driven marketing agenda
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Possesses an in-depth understanding of project and programme management techniques and brings process innovation into workflows and ways of working

If this sounds like a good fit and something you are interested in, apply now.

To find out more about Computer Futures please visit

Computer Futures, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

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