Programme Manager – National Highways

Ref: ZR_8568_JOB  ·  Posted on 19 July 2024


Our client is working closely with National Highways and needs a Programme Manager to take ownership of this part of the programme.

They are looking for someone to perform programme assurance and ensure process are followed correctly for a Tier 1 programme delivering a telecommunications service.

Experience working in a DfT Tier 1 programme (or equivalent) and an understanding of how National Highways works are essential to this role to act as a critical friend to the programme team.

This is a hybrid role with 2 days per week on site.

Key responsibilities
  • Ensure project management is set up to function as a Tier 1 programme.
  • Assure the existing project management processes and products to ensure alignment with Tier 1 best practice.
  • Identify gaps and make recommendations to address either from this role or utilising existing resources on the project or additional resource where this is not possible.
  • Undertake an assessment of the existing project plan to develop fully resourced project plan with work break down structures and identify resource gaps and efficiencies.
  • Work with project team to mature governance and structure of the project (including roles and responsibilities, Terms of Reference and forward resource requirements).
  • Work with project team to mature risk, issue and dependency management (including RAID and a defined risk management escalation path).
  • Define/advise on setting up the processes to manage and record key project information and decision-making.
Skills & experience
  • Experience of DfT Tier 1 programmes – essential.
  • Project Management – essential.
  • Risk Management – essential.

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

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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