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Programme Manager (Software, Agile)

Posted on Jul 17, 2019 by CV-Library

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£700 - £800 Daily
Contract/Project
Programme Manager (Software, Agile, Prince2, MSP, Jira)

A leading UK provider of cutting-edge IT services and solutions are looking to hire a talented contract Programme Manager (Software, Agile, Prince2, MSP, Jira) to be based in Bedford.

The successful Programme Manager (Software, Agile, Prince2, MSP, Jira) will work on a large-scale software upgrade project on a product currently used in multiple countries.

Responsibilities for the Programme Manager (Software, Agile, Prince2, MSP, Jira):

Develop an effective relationship with all internal and external stakeholders, e.g. suppliers, customers and other business areas

Work closely with internal technical teams to ensure that customer requirements are being met

Responsible for delivery of workstream and Sponsors vision

Owning the outcomes of and managing the day to day delivery of activities and workstream deliverables

Leading a team of SMEs and suppliers to define and deliver the technology and MI solution

Accountable for the identification and management of project risk and issues along with mitigation and/or workarounds. Escalating risks and issues, with mitigations to the Prog Manager when outside of agreed tolerances

Responsible for delivery of all key milestones, to accepted levels, in line with forecasted milestones

Experience for the Programme Manager (Software, Agile, Prince2, MSP, Jira):

Extensive senior Project Management experience is a must, alternatively senior Development/Programme management capabilities experience

Must have delivered large scale technology projects within complex, multi-faceted system environments for large organisations

Excellent understanding of best practice methodologies (Agile, PRINCE 2, MSP, JIRA, Sprint and Scrum Master).

Must have successfully delivered software projects involving third party suppliers (on either side of the relationship) within complex organisations

A hands-on manager that can motivate, organise and task set for a team of BAU PMs

The ideal candidate will be technically savvy but wouldn't regard themselves as a Technical PM

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Reference: 210406091

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