The competitive package will be commensurate with relevant skills and experience. The Programme Manager is responsible for planning and managing projects and programmes of medium to significant complexity, including estimating, planning, execution, scheduling, and cost/budget development and tracking. The portfolio of programmes/complex projects includes management of IT in Property & Estates / capital programme IT portfolio. Programme Managers will manage projects with significant interdependencies with active projects or existing systems; they may be required to manage and track interrelated projects as programs. Programme Managers work with Business Owners, Product Owners, and Solution Leaders to define the projects objectives and scope; work across the IT organisation to acquire resources and form project teams; estimate project schedule and costs; manage the work of team members and thirdparty contractors, consultants, and vendors, to deliver IT products according to plan, schedule, and budget. Main Responsibilities: Directs and manages projects from beginning to end. Defines project scope, goals and deliverables that support business and IT goals, in collaboration with business owners, product owners, and other stakeholders. Works with Business Owner/Sponsor and Solution Leader and others as needed, to create a project charter, including the definition of completion criteria. Develops labour estimates, cost estimates, schedules, milestones, deliverables, and overall plans for projects. Determines the human resources roles and skills required to achieve project goals. Works with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel to staff the project. Determines the need for additional staff and/or consultants and recruits/hires if necessary during the project. Provides leadership in forming the appropriate project team in order to meet the projects objectives. Communicates a clear vision of the projects objectives, and leads the project team in achieving them. Organises project work into manageable groups (project phases and work breakdown) and determines an effective approach for completing the work. Ensures that appropriate timing, resources, and sequencing of the work efforts are aligned to produce the desired results within the project schedule. Ensures that project and product interdependencies within a programme of multiple projects (and across other business lines and programs) are considered and are tracked as projects are planned and executed. Conducts comprehensive project status reviews of a program of related projects and system and project interdependencies. Communicates appropriate outcomes with Solution Leaders, Project Management, and Business Owners to provide timely and accurate information and status updates, along with issue and risk management within individual projects and across a program. Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear way. Assigns project work according to the plan and schedule. Monitors project activities and reports on status. Reviews quality of work and manages integration of team members work. Creates a positive environment for the project team including open, honest communication and a clear path to escalate risks and issues. Facilitates fast and efficient decisionmaking required for progress on the project. Coaches, mentors, motivates, and supervises project team members and contractors, and encourages them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work. Proactively identifies risks and develops contingency plans, identifies issues and manages their timely resolution. Tracks risks and issues in appropriate repositories and ensures their visibility to the people required to resolve them. Escalates risks and issues as appropriate. Monitors overall project progress and manages any changes in project scope. Tracks financial performance of the project, including actual to budget tracking for labour hours and dollars, operating costs, and capital costs. Communicates scope changes appropriately and gains authorization for additional funding as required. Communicates project status, progress, and issues within the project team as well as to IT managers and staff, and to the business sponsor and business departments with involvement in the project. Qualifications and experience: PMP or Prince certified Association for Project Management (APM), Project Management Institute (PMI) or Chartered Management Institute (CMI) certified Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent Average 5+ years prior experience in Senior Project management / Programme Management Managing large, complex IT / Systems Integration projects/programmes, including vendor/partner management Commercial and contract experience Demonstrable experience in managing IT projects Managing programme deliveries Experience in leading a programme management teams of 10+ staff If this sounds like a good opportunity, we want to hear from you! Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Networkers and may assist with processing your application.