Job title: Programme Manager
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Finance and Banking
Expertise: Project and Programme Management
Pay interval: Daily
Pay rate from: GBP £750.00
Pay rate to: GBP £900.00
Location: London
Job published: 2021-Oct-06
Job ID: 44506

Job Description

Position summary:

My client who is a leaving provider in financial market data and infrastructure is looking for a Programme Manager to join their London based team. 

The objectives of the team are:

  • Maintain and evolve the project charters, coordinate project plans, resource plans, and related project management, ensuring all requirements and objectives are met
  • Lead detailed plans across the critical path to delivery of project objectives, engaging with partners and critically assessing requirements
  • To direct and manage programme project delivery on time and to budget
  •  Ensure that risks and issues are clearly identified and mitigated to minimise impacts on the organisation and our customers
  • To provide clear, accurate, timely and actionable information that allows technology and business partners to understand delivery status, progress and performance
  • Partner with Business and Technology stakeholders to align on delivery and ensure business value is achieved based on the corporate strategy
  • Ensure that there is high visibility and transparency of programme portfolio health to enable senior management to make informed decisions
  • Deliver compliant solutions following best practice, standards and regulations

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Collaborating with key stakeholders, Shape, Manage and Deliver a multi-workstream technology programme and/or portfolio of projects.
  • Manage and report workstream delivery against a clearly defined delivery plan that includes Quality assurance of workstream deliverables.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the programme or project team, resolving escalated issues.
  • Provide Clear communication of portfolio-level and where necessary detailed reporting to C-Suite's
  • Operate in a matrix environment with a clear understanding that the service relationship is owned by the service owners and development leads.
  • Identify, monitor and mitigate Programme, Project and where related, Operational Risks (& mitigations)
  • Manage local communications to a clearly defined communication plan

Essential Skills/Experience Required 

  • Successful experience in delivering technology risk reduction programmes or projects
  • Successful experience in delivering technology integration/separation requirements resulting from an organizational mergers & acquisitions
  • Successful experience in delivering large-scale, complex transition programmes
  • Successful experience in Programme Management, Transition, Vendor Management, Technology Operations
  • Degree or equivalent level of professional qualifications and/or experience
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