Programme Director

Job Title: Programme Director
Job Reference: JC/Director/11/02

Location: Cambridge
Job Type: Permanent

£70000 - £77000 per annum, Benefits: Car Allowance
Sector: Engineering

Posted 22 days ago

Programme Director

A well established, industry leader are looking for a Programme Director for a new project that has come onboard. You will need to ideally have a background in either Telecommunications, Ultilities or Civil Engineering.

Overview of the Role

Reporting directly to the COO you will have full accountability for the successful delivery of the P&L and associated revenue of your programme of work through the successful delivery of allocated project(s).

Working collaboratively with other departments across the Group, you will be responsible for ensuring effective resource planning to meet the deliverables of the project as agreed with the Client in addition to recruitment, deployment of resource, training & development and day to day management of your team including performance management and appraisal.

As the key stakeholder, you will identify opportunities within your direct area of responsibility and across the Group to work ‘smarter’ maximising both service delivery and retained value over the project term. 

Key Responsibilities

Own the programme deliverables and maintain the alignment to the Groups strategic priorities ensuring detailed project plan(s) that successfully deliver client requirements and the projected project(s) P&L 

Direct and lead the delivery and implementation of the programme, taking personal accountability for the outcome(s) and the realisation of the associated benefits

Manage the programmes governance arrangements ensuring the work undertaken by you and your teams are aligned to JHG policy and procedures and represent the company values

Identify key risks and manage effectively, reforecasting project plan(s) where necessary minimising impact to client delivery and successful achievement of the project(s) P&L

Lead the interface with senior stakeholders and deliver effective interfaces and communications to all stakeholders

Guide the operational delivery teams through the process of change and make necessary adjustments to programme deliverables to realise benefits

Commission and chair reviews both during the active build and on completion that formally assess the programmes continued alignment with objectives, capability of delivery and measurable achievement of benefits

Report progress of project(s) to the COO in a format that can be utilised in Board presentation including the operational delivery against the project, safety and financial performance

Work collaboratively with other areas of the business to document standard operating procedures in support of quality management systems participating in formal audits as required

Devise & implement clear objectives for your team aligned to project deliverables and monitor progress against these objectives; formally review performance with individual members of your team on a regular basis  

Ownership of the client relationship for operational delivery, including agreement of the ‘point of escalation procedure’ acting as the senior point of escalation for project related issues

Drive the personal development of yourself and your direct reports creating a high performing team committed to learning  

If this Programme Director is the role for you, apply now!

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