24 Nov

Programme Manager Jobs Vacancy at Royal Mail Group Chesterfield

Position
Programme Manager
Company
Royal Mail Group
Location
Chesterfield ENG
Opening
24 Nov, 2017 22 days ago

Royal Mail Group Chesterfield urgently required following position for Programme Manager. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Programme Manager Jobs Vacancy at Royal Mail Group Chesterfield Jobs Details:

Full time
Permanent
Rowland Hill House Chesterfield

Not many companies can say they’ve been around for 500 years and were founded by Henry VIII, but we can. Royal Mail is the UK’s designated Universal Postal Service Provider, supporting customers, businesses and communities around the country. We are the only postal company to provide a one-price-goes-anywhere, six days a week service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK.

It is an exciting time to join Royal Mail. As one of the UK's leading companies, we generated revenue of £9,776m in 2016-17. On top of this, we have recently undertaken an extensive review and transformation of the Technology function, one of the largest IT transformation programmes across the UK. With this transformation now complete, there is significant potential for growth and success.

Digital is now at the heart of our business and drives our vision of enabling smarter working - from Front Line colleagues through to Head Office. At the same time we strive to deliver innovative products and services through a world class customer experience.

Job Purpose

Has end to end accountability for project & programme delivery. Managing the project delivery process, ensuring that selected suppliers deliver; acquiring & utilising the necessary resources & skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality. Managing project managers to ensure overall programme delivery.

Key Accountabilities

Identify, plan and coordinate the set of projects within a programme of business change to deliver defined outcomes and related business benefits
Manage the approach to sourcing the programme and the interdependencies of delivery of those projects in support of specific business strategies
Provide a point of escalation for individual projects within the programme
Accountable for delivery of RM IS initiatives (technology, processes, people) as assigned by the Solutions Delivery Director
Accountable for planning and monitoring the portfolio of projects; agree plans with the Executive Project Board and submit regular Highlight Reports via Project Assurance indicating any deviations and corrective action taken
Accountable for managing risks, issues, and change, escalating & proposing possible solutions where necessary
Accountable for recruiting project staff and consultants as approved by the Project Board. Direct and motivate the project team - ensure all team members understand their roles; ensure project objectives and requirements are understood and met. Manage project training - training needs analysis and devising of user training programmes
Full financial responsibility for IS spend, including establishing budgets, monitoring spend and re-forecasting on a regular basis to highlight any potential issues.
Responsible for managing third party suppliers to achieve the desired programme outcomes
Responsible for coordinating activities and dependencies within the programme and identifying external dependencies on other projects, resource or environments
Responsible for forming and managing effective relationships with business stakeholders.

Reports to: Programme Director

Key dimensions

Operates within agreed cost/time/quality parameters. Has sufficient credibility and gravitas, and ability to work with and relate to a highly demanding internal client base and complex external supplier base. Appreciation of how the architecture, policies and governance are applied to delivery of the programme.

Key competencies

Demonstrable experience of delivering a portfolio of full life cycle large technology integration projects from concept through to operational us
Excellent stakeholder management skills with significant experience of dealing with internal, external and third party supplier senior level decision makers
Strong technical awareness to manage programmes with a high degree of technology content
Proven experience of directing & motivating project teams
Experience of a recognised project and programme management methodology, e.g. Prince 2.

Location: Chesterfield

We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.

For more information on Royal Mail Group and our Values please click on the link ( http://www.royalmailgroup.com/our-people ).

Closing Date: 08/01/2018


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