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Programme Manager

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Employment Type:
Job Role:
Project, Programme, Portfolio Management jobs
Sub-Employment Type:
Rest of UK
South East England
Salary Description:
711 Per Day Umb/ paye option
Start Date:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Job Ref:

Programme Manager
CV deadline: 12/10/18 @ 1030
Clearance required: SC
We are looking for a SC cleared Programme Manager with experience of MOD Acquisition Lifecycles, Approval and Scrutiny Process, Cabinet Office/Treasury Approvals & Senior stakeholder management.

Post Specific:
The CDIS Programme Manager will be required to drive this technically and programmatically complex programme through the CADMIT cycle exploring/driving agile techniques into delivery as appropriate. The role will require programme oversight, coordination, direction setting and management of requirement definition, strategy development, scoping, solution investigation, security accreditation, planning, forecasting, stakeholder Mgmt and delivery of artefacts/solutions. The focus of the Programme Manager will need to adapt and change as the programme progresses through the lifecycle, delivering Proof of concept and IG artefacts in Concept phase. Then driving and exploiting market opportunities through competition in the assessment phase, honing the PT&C envelope into Main Gate (MG). Following successful Main Gate approval, the focus of the role will shift towards delivery, integration, test and user acceptance. Throughout the CDIS delivery, alignment with the wider legacy gateways and ISS systems and services is essential, ensuring coherent delivery in line with the wider ISG technology roadmap.
Essential Skills/Experience:

* Proven experience of delivering high value technically complex ICT transformation programmes
* Programme/Project Management Methodologies: * * Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner

* Proficient at using Project Management Tools: * * Microsoft Project
* * Active Risk Manager

* Benefits identification / Management
* Service Management Methodologies: * * ITIL

* Working knowledge of: * * MOD Acquisition Lifecycles
* * MOD Approval and Scrutiny Process
* * Cabinet Office/Treasury Approvals

* Senior stakeholder engagement, briefing and meeting management * * Chairmanship of meeting
* * Presentation and brief writing

Desirable Skills/Experience:

* Experience of IT service procurement and category management
* Understanding of Military Interoperability with Partner Nations
* Experience with Service Management in a Military environment
* Experience of managing IS/IT Project Delivery to UK Military
* Experience of working in a Dev/Ops environment

Overseas travel may be required
Key Tasks and Deliverables:

* Successful achievement of Initial Gate in July 19
* Successful achievement of Main Gate in Mar 21
* Lead a team of Crown/Contractor resources
* Deputise for DepHd ISG as required
* Lead on Approvals - ARB, IAB, IAC, CAT C, D, etc, conforming to MOD approval process
* Lead CDIS Programme and oversee plans, Business Cases, All standard project/Programme artefacts/annexes (cost model, COEIA, MDAL, Dependencies, Risk registers etc)
* Liaise with and present to All key stakeholders (ie scrutiny, customer) at informal and formal events
* Liaise with and build relationships with enable functions (commercial, Finance, COO)
* Chair internal/external meetings
* Prepare presentation material/briefs as required in accordance with ISS governance.
* Develop and oversee appropriate programme level plans
* Manage finance, budget and forecasting for CDIS both IY and across 10-year plan.
* Resource Mgmt, succession planning within the CDIS p

Contact Details:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Tel: 02087472161
Contact: James Christie

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