ITF Programme Manager

ITF Programme Manager

Job Title: ITF Programme Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bootle, Merseyside
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 01/02/21
Reference: 897124_1610711365
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2021 11:49

Job Description

Our client is now looking for an experienced Programme Manager with extensive IT Service Management and Technology operations experience to programme manage the transition.

This role is scheduled to run until 31st March 2021 with the possibility of an extension and will fall inside IR35. This role will be initially home based but will then move to their office in Bootle.

Job Description
Business case - Develop and clearance of the business case with project leads and SMEs
Communications & Stakeholder Management - Identify and manage stakeholder relationships and highlight need for senior level support. Manage internal and external relationships as appropriate.
Guidance - Provide direction and guidance on development to team and more broadly across departmental profession.
Resource Management - Secures resources and directs planning scheduling, resourcing and estimating for complex and large-scale programmes.
Risks & Issues - Oversee risk and issue management. Ensures mitigations are in place and resolved through negotiated agreement.
Benefits realisation - Ensure realisation of benefits for customers through planning and designing and that project outputs meet programme requirements.
Programme Performance & Controls - Maintain overall integrity and coherence of programme and governance framework to support each project. Plan programme assurance activities.
Leadership vision & objectives - Cascade vision and translate into delivery objectives for the team. Lead the programme to deliver the business case benefits and outcomes.
Dependency Management - 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.

*Demonstrable experience of designing and implementing a TOM within IT Service Delivery Function Experience of working with partners to develop recruitment and retention strategies to implement a TOM within IT Service Delivery function
*Demonstrable experience of managing Contract Exit Plan and management of exit criteria
*Demonstrable experience working with TUPE and assignment of these staff to posts within the new TOM
*Demonstrable experience of matrix managing large, diverse teams
*Demonstrable experience of managing large programme budgets/ finances (ideally over £10m)
*Have experience of managing projects programmes using Project Online, Microsoft Project or similar tool
*Experience of upskilling and coaching others in working in a project programme environment
*Significant experience in dealing with and managing diverse and complex stakeholder groups
*Pragmatic in approach, with experience of delivering at pace, in a changing environment with competing priorities
*Qualified MSP Practitioner would be an advantage
*Experience of working to Digital, Data and Technology Profession

Typical Qualifications & Professional Memberships:
*Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner
*PRINCE2 Practitioner
*ITIL V3 or V4
*Managing Successful Programmes Advanced Practitioner
*P3O Practitioner
*APM Registered Project Professional
*Project Leadership Programme

Other Information
Contract role
Duration: 8 weeks
Inside IR35
Location: Bootle

Keywords, IT operations, IT service management, ITIL, TOM, IT service delivery, DDAT, digital data and technology, TUPE

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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