Programme Consultant

Ref: ZR_7115_JOB  ·  Posted on 10 August 2022


Are you experienced with KPI driven environments?

Are you able to liaise and maintain senior level stakeholder management while working on multiple portfolios and programmes at once?

Do you want to work on programmes which are created to shape and change the UKs defence and security sector?

Are you able to work within Agile and waterfall environments?

Then check out this job spec below and get in touch today!

All candidates MUST hold a active DV Clearance.

You'll be operating as part of a team delivering technical innovation within a number of transformational programmes, managing delivery of products and services within client organisations. You will frequently be working within a hybrid waterfall/agile environment.

Key responsibilities
  • Implementing and managing life cycle assurance and process improvement activities.
  • Developing agile and lead practices.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Creation and maintenance of project dashboards for finance and risk reporting to implement control of projects.
  • facilitate future forecasting using reports produced.
  • Management of team risks and issues.
  • Commercial and Financial management.
  • Employing flexible roadmaps to deliver outcomes.
  • Focus on collaboration and workflow management to ensure value-driven delivery.
  • Delivery process improvement, using such techniques as value stream mapping to understand and improve the end-to-end value chain.
  • Engagement and oversight in Change Management processes.
Skills & experience

Knowledge and practical experience of:

  • Agile delivery approaches, including DSDM and SCRUM
  • Agile using methodologies such as SaFE.
  • Team working, able to operate in a blended client/contractor environment.
  • Financial and budget management.
  • Implementation and oversight of agile ceremonies.

We are looking for someone with strong people skills who is:

  • Comfortable in interacting with client and staff at all levels of seniority.
  • A team player who works cooperatively with others.
  • listens and questions effectively with concise verbal and written communication.
  • Accomplished in exceeding stakeholder aspirations meeting targets and overcoming challenges.
  • Ability to work to tight timescales in a KPI driven environment.
  • Able to show initiative with the ability to respond flexibly to change and be prepared to develop ‘non-textbook’ approaches to meet the needs of the situation.
  • Driven to continually develop new skills in themselves and others through continuous professional development and other means.
  • An advocate and ambassador for our wider business embracing and upholding our clients’ values of Safety, ethics and integrity with high professional standards at all times.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Gifts
  • Life Assurance + Spousal Life Assurance
  • Annual Leave + Flexible Holiday – Buy & Sell
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Annual Professional Fee subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Insurance: Dental, Health, Private Medical, Travel, Gadget
  • Digital GP: 24/7 health information, GP appointments & Flu Jabs
  • Discounts on annual gym memberships at over 2,500 health clubs, gyms and leisure centres
  • Critical Illness: This benefit pays out a tax-free cash sum if you suffer a serious illness
  • Will Writing
  • Company car (dependent on role)
  • Childcare Vouchers

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