Complex Programmes Transformation Manager – Public Sector

Ref: ZR_6363_JOB  ·  Posted on 10 August 2021


Their agile solutions contribute to a stronger and more cost-effective defence agenda, without sacrificing the overall mission of organisations.

With more than 150 years of hard work and commitment to making a real difference, the organisation has grown in scale and diversity - approximately 286,000 people in 150 countries and territories, providing these services.

Key responsibilities
  • Take the lead in partnering with clients to solve complex issues, through leading teams to design, shape and deliver strategically significant projects and programmes
  • Work with a range of senior stakeholders both internally within our clients organisations at all levels, as a subject matter expert on Programme Leadership
  • Apply a combination of consulting experience, industry knowledge, tools and technology to anticipate and address programme/portfolio challenges with client and colleague teams
  • Lead teams from across different parts of the client, their clients and other partners to deliver complex client programmes and critical outcomes
  • Support business development by building client relationships, contributing to new business proposals, and taking key roles in industry and account teams
  • Contribute to internal practice development by participating in proposition, methodology and point of view development activities, and supporting knowledge capture and sharing
  • Demonstrate excellent presentation, facilitation and communication skills across all levels of client stakeholders
Skills & experience
  • Leading components of large-scale business / organisational transformation programmes, using agile, waterfall or hybrid methodologies
  • Significant experience in project management and PMO, including development of plans across workstreams and management of critical paths, dependencies, reports and risks in a project
  • Preferred but not required experience across large-scale programmes, including:
  • Programme strategy; definition and planning, delivery strategy, business case development
  • Programme set up; delivery/operating model design, commercial model structure, definition and mapping of programme outcomes
  • Programme delivery; project and programme management, programme controls/assurance, risk management, or operational readiness
  • Commercial and contract awareness, including engagement risk
  • Experience stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Leadership of largescale organisation transformation programmes, using agile, waterfall or hybrid approaches methodologies and ideally a “digital product and technology enabled” focus
  • Experience of structuring work and leading teams to successful outcomes, even in highly ambiguous situations
  • Experience of contributing to thought leadership, points of view, publications and business strategy
  • Mentoring, coaching or managing others in project teams and in other parts of the business in addition to an ability to work collaboratively and to be a team player
Additional benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Mobile phone is not fully funded but you can claim on expenses for business use
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