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Programme Manager at Capita, United Kingdom, Remote.

  • Full Time
  • Mid-level
  • Remote
  • Remote

Website Capita

Job Description

Help strengthen our Team as our IT Programme Manager. Home based role.

Great Opportunity to join our team as our Programme Manager to be responsible for the planning, structuring, leading and direction of a divisional programme of work, a programme of interrelated projects or a large project with major sub-projects

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Plans, directs, and co-ordinates activities to manage and implement interrelated projects from contract/proposal initiation to final operational stage; plans, schedules, monitors, and reports on activities related to the programme
  • Leads the programme team(s) in determining business requirements and translating requirements into operational plans
  • Determines, monitors, and reviews all programme economics to include programme costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, programme resources, and programme risk
  • Ensures that programme is managed to realise business benefits and that programme management is informed by an awareness of current technical developments
  • Accountable for the delivery of your programme

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong programme management experience
  • Prince 2 certified or equivalent
  • Has proven project management and leadership skills, and a good knowledge of business analysis
  • Knows own organisation’s policy framework, management structures and reporting procedures for all aspects of the programme’s environment
  • Principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of projects from initiation through to implementation
  • Principles, methods, techniques and tools for the preparation and monitoring of budgets to minimise costs and ensure cost-effectiveness
  • Principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of a programme of projects and related activities through to the successful achievement of planned business benefits
  • The effective and efficient deployment of resources, including reassessment and reallocation in a dynamic multi-project environment, to achieve optimum results
  • The identification, assessment and management of project risks, which could result in time or cost over-runs, or failure to deliver products which are fit for purpose
  • Experience of delivering infrastructure and cloud projects
  • Broadly skilled in information technology so good understanding of desktop, hardware, printers, lan and wan
  • Knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes
  • Business case development and approvals skills
  • Understanding of the procurement process including negotiation with third parties
  • Knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
  • Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the programme
  • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • Knowledge of programme and project management methods including MSP, PRINCE2 and Agile
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams
  • Able to gain SC clearance

About Capita Technology and Software Solutions (TSS)

Capita Technology and Software Solutions (TSS) is a newly formed global shared service, responsible for delivering innovation and digital transformation for Capita’s businesses and clients. We work collaboratively with Capita’s divisions to shape the right digital technology solutions to help clients work differently, engage differently, sell differently and to be resilient to whatever next comes their way. We create innovative technology and software solutions for Capita’s clients and businesses while ensuring secure, resilient and predictable service delivery. TSS brings together 5000+ colleagues from across Capita into a single function to deliver world-class technology and software solutions for Capita’s businesses and clients.

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to progress your career
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27 days with length of service) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Company matched pension, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave and plenty more

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 55,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless  of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic.

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Programme Manager at Capita, United Kingdom, Remote.
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