Role details

Programme Manager

London   •   £60,000 - £70,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Programme Manager
  • FTSE100 Retail Business Central London

About Our Client

Programme Manager - FTSE100 Retail Brand - London

Job Description

Programme Manager - FTSE100 Retail Brand - London

What I need to do

  • To manage the end to end lifecycle of projects and ensure full stakeholder engagement and approval across all stages of activity
  • To deliver the projects on time and within budget ensuring that key issues, risks, dependencies and all aspects of business change are identified and managed
  • To identify the most effective way of continuously developing the business through detailed analysis of customer, colleague and business insight and facilitating cross functional workshops
  • To effectively prioritise any opportunities identified and manage the effective realisation of those benefits with full stakeholder engagement and approval
  • To consistently monitor and report on project progress against agreed milestones and identify corrective action where required
  • To develop a network of strong contact, insight and support across the business and externally to ensure we continue to innovate and land significant change effectively
  • Act as an Operational Efficiency champion promoting and supporting effective operational improvements and professional project management techniques across the business

How I will succeed

  • I will actively develop my project management skills and encourage a positive approach in the team to deliver great projects
  • Every project I contribute to demonstrates I have acted holistically upon customer, colleague and business requirements to deliver value added change in a measurable way
  • I will consistently use the agreed project framework across the lifecycle of my projects
  • I will be actively engaged in making the Programme team a united team working together, trusting each other and enjoying our jobs
  • I will deliver my agreed targets and actively support the broader team effort to help reach our shared targets
  • I will maintain a longer term view of my future projects to ensure we always have a healthy and well structured future development plan
  • I will actively engage colleagues at all levels from across the business to maintain strong collaborative connections
  • I will produce regular, timely and consistent comms for my project activity, going out to relevant stakeholders in the most effective and appropriate manner
  • I will actively seek opportunities to broaden my own and our wider team's experience from both within and outside of the business.

Resources available to me

  • Programme Support Manager & Support Analyst
  • Project Insight Managers
  • Project Analysts

The Successful Applicant

What I need to know

  • I have strong process improvement capability with relevant project management experience
  • I have a proven track record of delivery of major business change projects
  • I have experience of supporting identification and delivery of corporate strategy
  • I have a proven track record of delivering to a structured project framework
  • I have the ability to analyse complex sets of data and provide clear and relevant insight
  • I have proven advanced project management skills
  • I have proven experience of managing cross functional project teams
  • Not looking for an IT background or IT implementation experience
  • Need individuals who are resilient and can deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to can deal with challenging stakeholders manage, emphasise, guide and solution build
  • Ability to manage end to end customer interaction projects - managing and owning lifecycle of projects anywhere between 12-24 months of between £1-20M in size
  • Needs to have strong PM skills - structure governance, people, process, culture
  • Six sigma - Lean experience is almost a prerequisite

What's on Offer

Permanent programme manager opportunity to work on a variety of projects and programmes at a FTSE100 retail business offering a competitive package.

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