Programme Manager - Cost Cutting

Competitive | LONDON | Contract
Posted 3 months ago

Programme Manager - Cost Saving

Expert knowledge of relevant project and programme management methodologies, project life cycles, etc.
They will have deep experience of techniques for planning, monitoring and governing multiple projects simultaneously.
A major goal of this programme is reducing IT Opex cost and as well as tracking programme financials the programme manager will need to validate and track savings achieved. Solid experience of budgeting and financial tracking is therefore key.
Experience of application consolidation, rationalisation would be highly preferable.

• The programme manager will build and maintain the overall simplification, migration & decommission plan (~3 year horizon ) and deliver to it.
• Pro-actively managing communications with all stakeholders. Representing IT to report the progress of the programme at regular intervals to line manager, programme and steering committee
• Implementing effective programme and project governance structures across their.
• Ensure programme is delivered in a cost efficient manner with due regard for corporate financial objectives.
• Managing both the dependencies and the interfaces between projects.
• During application analysis, projects may be identified required to create/modify capability in target systems. The Programme manager may directly oversee such projects or they may be delivered elsewhere depending on the nature of the project. Regardless of delivery of individual components, the programme manager will be required to track overall programme plans and ensure all components and individual projects fit together to deliver the overall programme goals. The programme manager will also need to be hands on, for example raising change requests to amend or cancel contracts, keeping track of savings and programme financials.
• This isn’t a simple execution programme, the Programme Manager will be required to oversee technical analysts to assess the transition states to get to the end goal as well as business engagement to champion the benefits of the programme gaining acceptance and approval for the changes required.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Shane Hickmott
01892 553247

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