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Strategic Programme Manager

Strategic Programme Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Project Accounting

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £63935.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Davidson

  • Contact Email:

    Matt.Davidson@pro-Finance.co.uk

  • Salary:

    63935

  • Salary:

    60000

  • Reference:

    BBBH52526

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry Date:

    13 October 2021

Strategy Programme Manager: up to £63,900 - Permanent, London

For a large University, we are recruiting a Strategy Programme Manager on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Director of Strategic Planning and BI, the Programme Manager will play a key role in supporting the development of implementation plans, sub-strategies, and a delivery of strategic programmes and projects all linked to a new 10-year strategy. This role will set up a new PMO, manage two Project Managers and so will need someone who has a strong background in portfolio or programme management.

Main Duties:

  • Oversight and management of the portfolio of strategy programmes and projects
  • Ensuring effective allocation of resources to achieve delivery against priorities and objectives
  • Lead a portfolio of programmes and projects
  • Establish governance and assurance, progress monitoring, risk management and ensure the business is in good place for change
  • Work with senior and operational stakeholders including the VC, academic and faculty leaders, and professional services
  • Ensure implementation plans and project management methodologies are developed
  • Reporting regularly to the VC and Strategic Programme Board on the progress of each programme work-stream, and the associated risks and outcomes
  • Champion implementation of the strategy portfolio across the university and maintain the strategy portfolio deliver map and critical path to monitor project progress
  • Develop mechanisms for measuring benefits and realising outcomes

Person Specification:

  • Prince2 or MSP with substantial experience on portfolio, programme and project planning and management
  • Strong experience of strategy implementation, managing project budgets and in building strong relationships across multi-stakeholder projects
  • Strong experience of business process reviews, workshops, and leading training events
  • Ideally Higher Education experience

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