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Programme Manager - Operations & Change
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Recruiter: Understanding Recruitment
Listed on: 25th January
Location: Luton
Salary/Rate: £80000 - £100000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH4285_1516877139_expired
Contact Name: Nicola Field

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Programme Manager - Operations & Change

A brand-new opportunity has become available for a Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager to join this UK-owned market leader within its field, where you will be responsible for driving key operational change projects that across a variety of key business functions, and where you will have a direct impact on the successful growth of the organisation. These projects will impact IT, Finance, HR, Logistics etc. and therefore will involve a vast amount of cross-functional working.

This is a hugely varied role in which the successful Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager will have the opportunity to manage many projects (including being accountable for the budget tracking and managing resources) and where you can truly make a difference within this well-respected brand.

Working as a key Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager within this reputable UK-based organisation you will be responsible for:

* Delivering a variety of programmes that impact IT, operations, transformation/change, throughout the full delivery life-cycle
* Working closely with the business, key stakeholders, vendors and other members of the IT team, including very senior members of staff. Cross-functional working is key.
* Plan, resource and drive the key projects
* Manage the budget / financial aspect of all projects, and forecast in line with this

To be considered, your experience will include:

* Solid hands-on experience as a Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager, ideally within either the airline or retail industries
* Proven experience of managing the full life-cycle of several projects that focus on operational change, with the involvement of IT
* Working on programmes ranging from c.£250k-500k in size
* Experience of budget and financial management
* Excellent communication / relationship building skills, including engaging with senior stakeholders and working across an entire business with various teams

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager who enjoys working on a variety of projects that add real value to a company. You will work in a highly visible role where you will be well known and respected for the good work you do, as well as receiving training and support where required.

Apply now for further details and immediate consideration.

Salary - £80k - £100k + bonus + excellent benefits (depending on experience)
Location - Luton, Bedfordshire - close to St. Albans, Harpenden, Welwyn Garden City

Skills - Project Manager, Programme Manager, IT, Operational Change, Airline, Retail, Consultancy