Senior program manager

Job summary
Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
Occasional remote
Skills & expertise
Presentation skills
Stakeholder management

Pivot & Co
Pivot & Co

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Job description

As a Senior Programme Manager, you’ll be at the forefront of driving strategic developments, managing stakeholders, planning, executing, and delivering comprehensive programs aimed at implementing technology solutions for our business stakeholders.

Your responsibilities will encompass all facets of program management, ensuring alignment with organizational goals, and achieving successful outcomes within predetermined timelines and budgets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead global strategic developments already identified, and work with key stakeholders to form a view on future focuses for development based on business key focuses.

  • Support key business unit developments.

  • Ensure the smooth functioning and overall health of the Discovery, Design, and Delivery process (e.g. sprint retrospectives, improving documentation, ensuring tech partner are delivering)

  • Key extended stakeholder management: Engage with internal stakeholders across various departments to understand requirements, gather feedback, and ensure alignment with business needs throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Provide guidance, direction, and support to team members to ensure effective collaboration and achievement of project milestones.

  • Identify potential risks and issues related to project delivery and develop mitigation strategies to minimize disruptions and ensure successful outcomes.

  • Monitor project expenditures, allocate resources effectively within allocated financial parameters.

  • Communication and Reporting: Facilitate clear and transparent communication channels with stakeholders, providing regular updates, progress reports, and key insights on project status, risks, and dependencies.

  • Change Management: Drive organizational change by fostering a culture of innovation, adoption, and continuous improvement, facilitating smooth transitions, and maximizing the value of implemented technologies.

Preferred experience

  • Extensive experience in programme management, with a focus on implementing technology solutions for business stakeholders.

  • Proven track record of leading successful large-scale transformation programs in diverse industries, particularly in consumer goods companies.

  • Strong strategic planning and execution skills, with a demonstrated ability to translate organizational objectives into actionable plans and deliverables.

  • Exceptional stakeholder management capabilities, adept at building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

  • Skilled in managing multidisciplinary teams, fostering collaboration, and driving accountability to achieve project milestones.

  • Proficient in risk management, budget oversight, and resource allocation to ensure projects stay on track and within scope.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts in a clear and concise manner to diverse audiences.

  • Continuous learner with a commitment to staying abreast of emerging technologies and best practices in program management.

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