Programme Manager

Full Time | Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND | 8 months
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Job Summary

Full Time

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Job Description

Job Purpose

The role will be to initially establish the current business problems and derive a strategic platform and technology programme and implementation roadmap so as to drive innovation through R&D. Thereafter hands on programme and project management to drive out implementation for both vendor agnostic and proprietary software solutions will be required.

The post will require that aside from Programme Management the individual will be adaptive and comfortable engaging with internal customers, stakeholders, supporting strategy, budgetary control, business cases, building and managing a sustainable PMO, team of project managers and technical staff.

  • Strategic planning and programme management.

  • Provide management and strategic direction to a project team and share responsibility for the project development, budget and schedule.

  • Manage all aspects of programme and project management from discovery through delivery implementation.

  • Resource modelling

  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget

  • Manage risk exposure across multiple projects

  • Report on financial data for multiple projects

  • Prepare and deliver effective presentations

  • Identify key project risks and manage to ensure the delivery of business goals

  • Ensure global project reporting requirements are delivered

  • Lead global project management collaboration efforts

  • Stakeholder management

  • Day to day management of high performance project management teams

  • Investment Proposal and Business Case creation

  • Finance and budget creation and management.

Who we are looking for

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Programme Manager who has ideally previously worked in a Research and Development environment to both drive strategic thinking and engage in immediate programme challenges to create a significant R&D capability within a large organisation from the ground up.

The individual needs to be someone with extensive experience, preferably having began their career in technology and who has progressed through to a Programme Manager role.

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant industry related qualifications may be beneficial such as but not limited to Prince2 / MSP practitioner qualifications

  • Significant experience in a technology or software research and development programme delivery environment

  • Significant experience and knowledge of relevant IT/SDLC methodologies and supporting frameworks including but not limited to DevOps, Agile, Lean and Waterfall

  • Significant experience of having operated in a senior technology programme delivery role, and adhering to technology/software delivery operating models

  • Significant experience of programme managing technology teams at a senior management level

  • Experience of building business cases

  • Experience of driving strategic programmes.

  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills

Desirable Criteria
  • Financial services and energy sector experience.

  • Knowledge of workflow automation and robotic process automation using vendor applications such as Decisions, Intapp, Fenergo and others.

  • Knowledge of data and analytics architectures and platforms.

  • Patent and IP protection procedural knowledge.

About PwC

We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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