About the role
We’re recruiting a Programme Manager to join a Housing company. The role sits within the PMO and will report into the Information Governance and PMO Senior Manager.
Salary: £39,571 - £42,614
The role offers a hybrid working pattern of 37.5hrs between Monday and Friday, with an office based in Newcastle.
The role requires effective co-ordination of the programme’s projects and management of their interdependencies including oversight of any risks and issues arising. It also includes the co-ordination of the new capability for the business to enable effective change and realisation of projected benefits.
As a Programme Manager you will be responsible for:
Planning, developing and proactively monitoring the Programme against agreed milestones.
Defining and deploying effective governance arrangements to manage risk and ensure the timely resolution of issues, escalating appropriately.
Ensuring adequate requirements capture and solution design documentation is in place to provide assurances in relation to the overall integrity of the Programme.
Managing the Programme's budget on behalf of the Sponsor, monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realised benefits as the Programme progresses.
Ensuring mechanisms are in place to measure the success of the Programme, including ROI.
Resource planning and allocation of common resources and skills within the Programme's individual projects
Adopting an Agile approach to reviewing and where necessary adjusting Programmes, ensuring they remain aligned, fit for purpose and are adaptable to influencing factors (internal and external).
Design, development and delivery of key communications to all stakeholders including the Programme change management strategy.
Engage with stakeholder and support and influence them to optimise the impact they have on outcomes.
Working with the IT Service Delivery Manager, Project Managers, Application & Integration Architect and other invested stakeholders to ensure smooth and comprehensive handover to BAU Support.
Reporting the progress of the programme at regular intervals to the Sponsor and the PMO and Information Governance Senior Manager in preparation for YHN’s Sponsorship Board.
Setting standards for documentation and expectations around programme and project delivery with the team and ensuring controls are maintained through the life of the project to a high standard and Supporting the organisation to develop a more innovative and collaborative culture, demonstrating values and behaviours in all we do.
Holder of at least one recognised Programme/Project Management Methodology qualification or equivalent vocational experience
Experience delivering at least 3 major programmes, impacting over 100 users across multiple departments over twelve months duration
A strong track record of leading successful programmes and teams
A credible leader with experience of inspiring teams towards shared goals and delivering high performance
Knowledge and experience in the creation and management of full project lifecycle
Experience developing and overseeing multiple project budgets
Excellent communication skills both oral and written
Strong people management skills
Excellent organisation and influencing skills
Comfortable under pressure and commitment to tight timeframes
Good attention to detail
An ability to build trusting relationships and key external and internal stakeholders
A good understanding of how to apply the Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) method
Experience in the Housing or Public Sector
25 Days annual leave + Holiday buy scheme
Extensive learning and development opportunities
Public Sector Pension Scheme
Bike to work scheme
Child care vouchers
Free counselling services & on-site mental health first aiders
Car lease scheme
Save up to 55% on your next mattress from Palatine Beds
Colleague recognition programme
Discounted annual travel passes, MOTs & gas servicing
Electronics salary sacrifice scheme
Staff events & competitions throughout the year
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