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Programme manager

Location: SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE Salary: 42000 - 49000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3048238
Programme Manager -  6 month contract initially
Southampton up £49,000

To lead and undertake the strategic co-ordination and management of a series of effective transition and transformation projects, driving down cost and initiating improvements in efficiency, effectiveness and service provision.

Lead on one or more complex programmes of work with programme management skills, multi-disciplinary teams and across service areas, ensuring cost effective delivery, improving efficiency and ensure effective implementation to business as usual.

To drive the delivery of the programme to ensure outcomes are achieved and benefits realised to ensure the effective delivery of projects to time and budget.

To prepare and maintain up-to-date programme and project plans and timelines. Integral to this will be managing, updating and maintaining registers of risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies and identifying mitigating actions

To track and manage the benefit realisation of education capital projects and project expenditure budgets.

To identify and co-ordinate interdependencies between related projects in the programme to avoid duplication, ensure value for money and accurate estimation of benefits both financial and non-financial.
Managing the programme budget, monitoring expenditure and costs against benefits realised as the programme progresses.

Designing the programme approach and planning its delivery

Essential Qualifications
- Educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience
- PRINCE 2, Agile or equivalent project management qualification
- Managing Successful Programmes or equivalent Programme Management qualification

Experience within eduction or local authority would be advantageous but not essential.

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