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Programme Manager (IT Transformation Delivery)
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Recruiter: Understanding Recruitment
Listed on: 22nd January
Location: Potters Bar
Salary/Rate: £80000 - £90000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH4216_1516600809_expired
Contact Name: Nicola Field

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Programme Manager (IT Transformation Delivery)

A new opportunity for a Delivery / Programme Manager has arisen with a global, reputable company who are leaders in their specialist field. Based in Potters Bar, Herts, this role is in line with a large 3 year IT transformation programme that the company are currently embarking on, and will be responsible for leading a team of Project Managers (approx. a team of 10), as well as providing overall delivery throughout this period of change.

The company are transitioning from Waterfall to Agile, therefore we are seeking a Programme Manager with experience of being involved in this type of transformation, as well a track record of delivering a wide variety of IT projects (i.e. application development, system implementation, cloud, cyber security etc.).

The Programme Manager will manage a team of varying levels of experience, and be responsible for ensuring the right resource is assigned to the right project, whilst also managing relationships with the technical teams, 3rd parties and senior stakeholders.

Key skills and experience needed for the Programme Manager:

* Track record of programme management and delivery as part of IT transformation / IT change is essential
* People and resource management experience
* Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work with matrix IT partners, Stakeholders, internal teams and 3rd parties.
* Experience of managing projects across the full SDLC
* Knowledge of various methods and tools (Prince2, Agile etc.) - Agile transformation experience would be advantageous
* Budget management experience
* Solid technical background covering different software, applications (varying development languages), and systems
* Industry experience in either Life & Pensions, Insurance or Financial Services would be ideal.

This role will be a critical and key aspect within a huge time of exciting change that the company are about to go through! The Programme Manager will be able to add a positive contribution quickly, and take responsibility for making key decisions that affect the entire, high-profile transformation.

Programme Manager - IT Transformation Delivery, Delivery Manager, Agile, Waterfall, Prince, Insurance

Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 (depending on experience) + car allowance, bonus and benefits

Please apply now for immediately consideration and further information!

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