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Programme Manager - Milton Park

Ref: 291 Date Posted: Wednesday 17 May 2017

Where will I be working?

A highly interesting, innovative technology based business, going through an exciting period of growth. Offering a forward-thinking culture within a modern working environment - a warm welcome to all new employees.

What will I be doing?

This is a unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced, high attention to detail environment.

The position of Programme Manager has responsibility for managing the day-to-day execution of assigned programmes to ensure project processes are followed, deliverables align with original specifications, and projects are on time, budget and meet key milestones.

  • Deliver highly successful global and UK digital campaigns, being the day to day contact to the client and developing excellent relationships
  • Create and review project plans and time-lines
  • Monitor project profitability and cost management
  • Maintain a detailed understanding of the financial status of your programmes including revenue and billings status
  • Mitigate project delays; offering creative and practical solutions to overcome development issues
  • Modify schedules and/or project plans as necessary and regularly update the project team
  • Provide weekly report updates to the project team regarding program successes and issues, providing ongoing risk-management communications to management
  • Communicate program goals and status to the client and project team as and when is required
  • Schedule and facilitate program initiation, planning and review meetings
  • Provide monthly campaign reports to clients; spotting trends and providing useful and thoughtful commentary
  • Provide strong team representation by providing regular communications to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain a friendly and productive relationship through clear articulation and an effective communication style with internal and external stakeholders

What skills and experiences are required?

  • Educated to Degree level, or above
  • Proven ability of building strong external and internal relationships and surpassing expectations
  • Experience of managing accounts and relationships for multiple customers at a European or global level
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, with the ability to efficiently coordinate and work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a highly deadline-driven environment
  • Ability and desire to meet deadlines and deliver results with minimum supervision by creatively using existing resources in a productive and/or innovative way, to quickly deal with unforeseen issues, manage conflicting interests between teams and identify compromise and/or solutions to ensure that timelines are consistently met
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude, and very high energy with a willingness to accept varied assignments
  • Extreme focus on accuracy, attention to detail and consistency of work
  • Comfortable with presenting statistical information
  • Well organised and able to balance multiple simultaneous projects
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and team-building skills
  • Ability to organise and motivate large cross-functional teams
  • Strong project management approach of "responsible and driving" the programs versus passive 'reporting’ on status

What else do I need to know?

This role is based on Milton Park in modern offices with parking facilities.

The role is permanent and full-time 37.5 hours per week, regular working days Monday to Friday, flexibility in hours of duty may be required subject to operational requirements.

Salary is based on experience so please state your salary expectations on applying. Great benefits and a lovely working environment and culture await the successful candidate.

We really hope this great role appeals to you and you decide to apply! We love hearing from you and really appreciate every single application that we receive. We wish we could respond to your CV personally but due to the high number of responses we receive this just isn't possible. Therefore if you haven't heard back from us within a week, your application won't be taken any further on this occasion. Thank you so much for taking the time to respond to our roles. We wish you all the very best for your job search.

The Purely Recruitment Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment.

Required skills

  • Budget Management
  • Project Management
  • Project Support
  • Deadline Driven