SC or DV Cleared Programme Benefits Manager & Business Case Dev

Location
City of Westminster
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
23 Jun 2017
Closes
21 Jul 2017
Ref
BM - AXW
Contact
Aaron Wallace
Clearance Level
DV, SC
Job Type
Contract
SC or DV Cleared Programme Benefits Manager & Business Case Developer required to work across two key programmes of work.

The client are seeking to deploy a Programme Benefits Manager and Business Case Developer to provide support across the programmes as part of the PMO; this will require hands on development of Programme and constituent Project Business Cases and Benefits Management products including metrics and realisation plans which are critical to successful programme delivery.

The Programmes are expected to continue through 2019, therefore, the Programme Benefits Manager and Business Case Developer will be required to support this time period. This role will report into the PMO.


PERSON SPECIFICATION

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE:

a. Experience of working as a Programme Benefits Manager within a complex programme and political environment involving multiple disciplines

b. Significant experience in Benefits Management for complex projects and programmes, within a dynamic environment and the practical application of formal methodology eg: Management of Benefits

c. Significant experience in the development of Programme Business Cases in excess of £100m, including financial and economic case development, with an ability to assimilate, interpret and evaluate information from a wide range of sources building compelling cases for change

d. Experience of developing benefits metrics, measurements and appropriate reporting and monitoring mechanisms

e. Experience of working within a Programme/Project Management Office structure, specifically Transformational Business Change (IT Enabled) programmes using defined methodologies and standards, ideally using PRINCE2, MSP, MoB and HM Treasury Green Book approaches

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

a. Ability to produce high quality, Benefits Management products, maps and detailed reports

b. Ability to communicate with and influence senior and junior staff and stakeholders, building strategic relationships across operational and professional boundaries and with the wider organisation and partner organisations

c. Ability to communicate with subject matter experts from various disciplines and translate information into meaningful products, specifically options for Business Case

d. Understanding of both Business Change and IT enabled Business Change Programmes

e. Ability to communicate with seniors to drive out benefits/dis-benefits with other programmes and operational activities

f. Knowledge of Agile delivery methods and developing Agile benefits realisation approaches
g. High degree of computer literacy and competence in the use of Microsoft Office and expert level use of Excel and Visio

DESIRABLE:

a. Experience of working in Transformational Business Case (IT Enabled) Programmes and Projects within the public sector

b. Knowledge of stakeholder management and engagement

c. Working knowledge of performance measurement within the public sector


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.