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Finance Strategic Programme Practitioner - Enhanced DV (UK*C)

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
up to £650 per day inside IR35
Closing date
28 Feb 2024
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Finance Strategic Programme Practitioner - Enhanced DV Cleared (UK*C)

  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK  - 4 days a week onsite.
  • Clearance Type: Enhanced DV (UK*C). This role does not support MoD/UKSV DV .
  • Day Rate: Up to £650 per day inside IR35
  • Duration: 12 Months


Searchability NS&D is proud to be supporting a world leader within National Security & Defence as they look to welcome a Finance Strategic Programme Practitioner into their team.


**Please only apply if you already hold Enhanced DV Clearance (UK*C)**


Role Description

The Finance Strategic Programme Practitioner service supports our most senior clients with the expertise and understanding needed to address the more complex challenges they face, from implementing financial and programme management processes to providing informed guidance on investment and organisational design. An SPP can operate independently or in a small team delivering solutions for the Client across a full range of technical competencies: Financial, Delivery focus, Strategic insight, Business Case authoring, Risk/Issue Management, Operating Model design, business change and critical friend advice/guidance.


Skills and experience


A working knowledge and demonstrable experience in all or some of the following areas:


  • Experienced Consultancy skills.


  • Comfortable and competent with Excel.


  • Attention to detail – an innate preference for completeness and exactness.


  • Able to listen and question effectively and communicate with confidence.


  • Good stakeholder engagement and people management skills.


  • Comfortable engaging with and influencing Senior Client Leaders.


  • Design, production, manipulation of graphs to get a clear message across, desirable.


  • Competence with Power BI, desirable.


  • Competence with Visual Basic, desirable.








  • Provide Portfolio Office Financial governance supporting a 2* organisation.


  • Support the Portfolio Office SPP Finance Manager/Analyst.


  • Work with internal stakeholders on a monthly basis to collate financial data – Liaising with 14 PCOs and Delivery Leads


  • Work with external stakeholders to understand and support their processes to deliver the data needed.


  • Develop processes to improve the collection of finance data from a disparate group of stakeholders. 


  • Engage with external stakeholders to collate financial data, ensuring it is both accurate and detailed.


  • Process collated data to assure accuracy of reporting, identifying issues and rectifying to assure the monthly report.


  • Generating reporting and visual aids to assist in financial analysis





This is a business-critical position and we are looking to arrange interviews as soon as possible. To be considered please apply directly or contact me via email at

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