2 weeks ago

Programme Director (Transformation)

United Kingdom 750 - 900 Contract

Job Reference: 36896835

Up to £900/day – negotiable
6-month contract with a view to extend
Remote working
I am very pleased to be partnering with global technology organisation as part of a significant global transformation programme,
As part of this, they are looking for a Programme Director, within Global Product & Technology, to develop, plan and oversee the implementation of the strategic roadmap, which includes consolidations of digital platforms and enterprise systems across their global presence.
  • Executions include working with multiple security, Digital Compliance/Legal, technology and engineering leadership/stakeholders and a variety of security, IT and engineering technical resources to identify and plan cybersecurity workstreams to deliver to our strategic plans.
  • Deliverables include, but not limited to creating business cases, project plans, project cost estimates, project recommendations, status reports, and executive presentations.
  • Work closely with a variety of technical skilled personnel (cloud platforms, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and physical security) and Product Engineering technical skilled personnel (systems and design release engineers).
  • Oversee work of other contractors and coordinate work with IT and engineering managers, leaders and analysts.
  • Drive the delivery of the strategic program including facilitating budget estimation, sprint planning, technology delivery with a broad scope, ambiguity, and high degree of difficulty:
    • Business engagement, discovery, and requirements gathering
    • Business change management & transition
    • Technology and business implementation & optimisation
    • Benefit realisation (benchmarking / tracking) to project objectives
  • Understand global program structure, launch plan and timing, and global program ownership
  • Answer front-line questions from program teams, digital compliance, technology and engineering teams.
  • Accountable for understanding and communicating security policies, requirements, controls and standards
  • Coordinates input from internal/external customers to better understand customer needs and/or perceptions
  • Facilitate estimation of project timeline and effort
  • Actively challenge and refine estimates based on experience and domain knowledge; additionally, seeks peers reviews with external (non-project related) resources to validate estimates & delivery approach
  • Use of Agile sprint methodology for the delivery team
  • Manage tracking and resolution process
  • Coordinate teams to develop, build, and troubleshoot
  • Track requirements and development release schedules
  • Report to Digital Compliance Working Group and Business Principles committee on progress, roadblocks, and priorities
  • Communicate with multiple teams and staff on priorities, tasks, and goals
Essential Skills
  • Experienced working in technology/ telecoms industries
  • Agile / Scrum master experience.
  • Design release experience, change management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, systems engineering, computer science, computer engineering, information technology, management information systems or equivalent
  • Structured project management experience in deploying transformation-related initiatives
  • Expert with a high level of analytical ability where problems are typically unusual and difficult - gather and interpret complex qualitative or quantitative data
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and make decisions and recommendations with limited data
  • Solid analytical/problem-solving skills with the capability to identify solutions to unusual and complex problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead diverse/cross-functional teams, as well as mentor, motivate, and elicit work output from peers and other team members
  • Excellent verbal, written, and other interpersonal communication skills-ability to convey complex technical concepts effectively to a variety of audiences
  • Outstanding team and collaboration skills
  • Experienced and comfortable working in a delivery focused environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Efficient, action-oriented, process management skills
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