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Programme Manager

The Project Foundry has substantially grown its portfolio of blue-chip clients across the finance and technology, telecoms and aviation sectors. We bring a fresh and creative approach to Project Management; this approach resonates with existing and potential clients.

As a result of this expanding client base, we’re looking to hire a number of experienced Programme Managers to take up imminent roles in our client’s delivery team in the digital / e-commerce space. These roles are permanent, or contract-to-permanent.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of Project Managers and global projects.
  • Acting as a point of escalation for issues concerning people, processes and technology.
  • Responsibility for a portfolio of high-profile clients.
  • Engaging with cross-functional leadership teams, both internally and externally, to ensure excellence in Project delivery.
  • Effectively managing Project resources to deliver to agreed Project plan and budget.
  • Ownership and management of portfolio status, budgets and resources
  • Production of detailed project plans to track progress and manage changes to the plan.
  • Providing regular reporting to C-level Executives, Project Steering Groups, and PMO.
  • Reporting on monthly budget and resource utilization against targets.
  • Active management of Risks & Issues, taking appropriate corrective action as required.
  • Providing overall Project leadership for all committed deliverables, providing a “one-stop” view of schedule, budget, issues & risks and current Project status.
  • Ability to step down to the project management level to rescue redlined projects as necessary.
  • Demonstrated Project and risk management skills, including an ability to manage multiple priorities, resources, customers and management with a focus on consistency and accuracy.

Some things we’d like:

  • Demonstrated success delivering multiple IT / Technology Project streams
  • Proven Communication skills
  • Experience of providing e-commerce solutions
  • Hunger and ambition in pursuit of delivery excellence
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching teams of delivery professionals
  • A background in delivering large-scale projects with sizeable budgets
  • Self motivated with excellent teamwork skills
  • Availability to travel one week in four if necessary

If you are interested in building something special and would like the opportunity to work with a like-minded team, we here at The Project Foundry definitely want to work with you too.

Please email your CV and cover letter to careers@theprojectfoundry.com