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Programme Manager 6 Months Newport
We are seeking a Programme Manager for our client Intellectual Property Office based in Newport. This is an initial 6month contract, paying market rates.
The successful candidate must be eligible to undergo SC clearance at offer stage if not already held.
Since the EU referendum decision, the IPO has been planning to ensure the best possible outcomes on Intellectual Property and this includes preparing systems that support our trade mark service and the implementation of the EU Directive. The post is pivotal in the successful delivery of this IPO critical programme.
Essential skills and experience
Proven capability in planning, monitoring and controlling complex programmes and projects
Proven capability in managing stakeholders expectations; experienced at facilitating discussions across high risk and complex matters and balancing priorities
Proven capability in actively addressing risks, issues and dependencies
Working experience of procurement process and negotiation with third parties (RFI, RFT and ITT process, selection and bid process management)
Sound knowledge of project and programme delivery methodologies: waterfall and agile
Fully skilled in MS Office suite (Outlook, Project, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Visio)
Must have 12 months + experience within government
Must have at least 5 years + project / programme management experience
Must be able to demonstrate evidence of delivery of change
Must have experience in operational and change projects / programmes, within portfolios of up to £10m
Must be able to solve and unblock issues between teams or departments at the highest level
Must be able to optimise the delivery flow of teams; lead a continual planning process in a very complex environment and identify dependencies in plans across services and coordinate delivery
Must be able to communicate effectively across organisational, technical and political boundaries and manage all stakeholder expectations
Nicetohave skills and experience
Preparation of business cases and GDS related documentation.
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