Programme Manager

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£63,695 to £73,999 plus £2,623 location allowance.
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
13 Sep 2019
Clearance Level
DV, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Permanent

You’ll join our programme delivery team within the Transformation Directorate, joining our team of programme and project managers who are at the heart of managing the change across a range of exciting, dynamic projects. Working with multi-skilled teams you’ll bring your flexible approach, problem-solving and negotiating skills together, using a structured PPM framework to ensure we achieve our goals.

As a Programme Manager, you’ll lead one of our complex transformation programmes. You’ll need experience of managing programmes or a number of complex projects, as well as financial and supplier management. You’ll have excellent stakeholder engagement skills, demonstrating an ability to engage with a range of stakeholders at every level of the organisation. Your proven technical skills will be the foundation upon which your programme is structured to deliver its benefits and capability. Your leadership skills will be tried and tested to lead complex matrix-managed teams.

With your help, we can transform the services we provide to the public; from tackling organised crime to protecting vulnerable people, we will be prepared to respond to every challenge more effectively and efficiently. 
Working in our Transformation Directorate will be challenging and rewarding. We provide world-class training and development and a generous reward package, and you will have the satisfaction of knowing you have made an invaluable contribution to keeping London safe.

To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

 

Key Responsibilities

 Champion and implement effective programme delivery, supporting the vision to attain a world-class transformation function

 Manage communication and engagement with programme stakeholders, developing and maintaining strategic relationships and working in partnership to resolve problems to benefit operational policing and the MPS

 Provide overall direction and leadership for the programme and project delivery teams in scope of the role

 Build and sustain capacity and capability within the programme and project teams to deliver the programme

 Manage programme team resources, ensuring they are tasked effectively to deliver programme outcomes

 Ensure delivery of programme and project outcomes and benefits

 Lead the programme, including set-up, management and delivery, ensuring that the programme delivers and meets all TD processes, standards and reporting requirements

 Deputise for the SRO of the programme where required, with authority to make delegated decisions, and be the key contact for the programme for senior stakeholders

 Co-ordinate projects and their interdependencies

 Identify, manage and resolve risks, track and manage costs and benefits, provide reports as required, and ensure all outputs meet professional standards set by the portfolio office

 Describe the purpose and intended outcomes of the programme to a wide variety of stakeholders ensuring that key messages are understood and recognised

 Own the programme business case

 Monitor programme cost and financial requirements and ensure compliance with schemes of delegation

 Develop solutions as necessary to ensure programme outcomes and benefits are delivered. This may range from workshops, meetings and the production of key artefacts

 Manage dependencies to and from and to the programme

 Work with colleagues in business change to ensure operational effectiveness is not impacted and the programme outcomes are delivered

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