Programme Manager

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Programme Manager
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00064357

Posted: 24th November 2022 12:33
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £737.96 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:

    37 TBC

  • Anticipated 8 months

  • Salisbury
What's involved with this role:

Interim Programme Manager -Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00064357
Pay Rate: Up to £737.96 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Salisbury - Hybrid as and when needed

Contract Length: This role is working 120 working days over 6 months. (Days and hours TBC at interview).

The main duties and responsibilities of the Programme Manager would be to:

  • Develop and clearance of the business case with project leads and SMEs
  • Identify and manage stakeholder relationships and highlight need for senior level support. Man-age internal and external relationships as appropriate.
  • Provide direction and guidance on development to team and more broadly across departmental profession
  • Secures resources and directs planning scheduling, resourcing and estimating for complex and large scale programmes.
  • Oversee risk and issue management. Ensures mitigations are in place and resolved through negotiated agreement.
  • Ensure realisation of benefits for customers through planning and designing and that project outputs meet programme requirements.
  • Maintain overall integrity and coherence of programme and governance framework to support each project.
  • Plan programme assurance activities.
  • Cascade vision and translate into delivery objectives for the team. Lead the programme to deliver the business case benefits and outcomes.
  • Work with project leads and business as usual to ensure dependencies are actively managed, act as an arbiter and enforcer and resolve issues between the various elements of the programme.
  • These responsibilities are taken from the Project Delivery Capability Framework (PDCF) and describe the career pathway for the Project Management role.


You’ll have:

  • A strong desire to deliver outputs for Defence through Science and Technology or the strategic Digital, Estate and business change projects;
  • Existing knowledge of best practice in the delivery of projects and programmes;
  • The ability to lead, influence and motivate an extensive team to deliver exploitable programme outcomes;
  • The ability to manage and influence stakeholders to ensure programme success;
  • The ability to interpret strategic intent to others in a manner that is clear and actionable
  • Experience of delivering of tasks, projects or programmes to time cost and quality
  • Programme Management Experience
  • Financial Management experience
  • The ability to trouble shoot and find effective solutions for the business
  • Risk Management experience
  • Experience Managing complex customer relationships.
  • The ability to demonstrate management and implementation of process change
  • It would be great if you also had:
  • Awareness of other PM methodologies, e.g. Agile; PRINCE 2
  • Experience with working/understanding of Oracle platforms
  • Credible understanding of the Defence and Security or Operational context and the relevant customer environments.
  • Awareness of the S&T or Operation
  • Security Clearance: SC SOLE UK

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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for

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Programme Manager
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