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Programme Manager, Government & Public Sector, Consulting

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £130000 per annum + car, bonuses, pension, flexible choices

  • Contact:

    Damian Shaw

  • Contact email:

    Damian.Shaw@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-062021-145485_1630578872

  • Published:

    24 dagen geleden

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client is a global consulting group seeking a Programme leader to join their best-in-class Government & Public Sector advisory practice. The role, while initially remotely-based, will eventually be based across their London campus, client offices and remote / home-based. The basic salary will fall between £100,000 -130,000 with an additional broad benefits scheme; covering performance bonuses, favourable pension and flexible choices.

Our client is a global consulting group seeking a Programme leader to join their best-in-class Government & Public Sector advisory practice. The role, while initially remotely-based, will eventually be based across their London campus, client offices and remote / home-based. The basic salary will fall between £100,000 -130,000 with an additional broad benefits scheme; covering performance bonuses, favourable pension and flexible choices.

Your role

The Programme Manager / Programme Director will typically oversee the strategic set-up & day to day running of programmes within the Government and Public Sector arena. This will be a fast-paced environment where being able to work with a high level of accuracy and strict deadlines is essential. Your day-to-day activities will include:

  • Lead and formulate delivery strategy, be a delivery expert the team can draw on to determine the most appropriate approaches and methodologies.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with senior Government clients, obtaining their absolute trust and confidence.
  • Accountable for managing the end-to-end process of delivery (including the delivery itself), governance and controls, and monitoring and reporting to the firm and our clients.
  • Recommending change where necessary with the client and then managing the team to implement where required.
  • Ensuring the required standards of quality and government/regulatory compliance are consistently applied and maintained.
  • Ability to manage various levels of stakeholders, including senior Government officials.
  • Establishing an appropriate communication strategy with external customers, including the client, to ensure confidence.

Your professional experience

  • Proven programme/project management experience, overseeing all service lines of a project.
  • Previous experience of successful delivery in a Government / Public Sector arena.
  • Previous experience of managing senior Government stakeholders and officials.
  • Proven experience in delivery in the following areas: System build, system integration, operational delivery.
  • A robust understanding of Government major programme delivery assurance activities, including business case review and approval.
  • Previous experience of leading and motivating teams to achieve results.
  • A proven leader who can execute operational best practice to achieve service excellence
  • Proven strengths in leading, coaching and managing teams.
  • Excellent communication and coaching skills (both written and verbal)
  • Proven ownership and accountability for core complaint operations / risk / quality & IT.
  • Outstanding client relationship management skills, able to build strong foundations for client relationships
  • Evidence in the delivery of service excellence metrics and meeting and exceeding targets.
  • Strong literacy, numerical and decision-making skills.
  • Current (or willingness to obtain) Government Security Clearance (SC / DV) is desired but not essential.

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