Programme Manager Tooling and STP (PM)

Closing date for applications: 27/05/2020
Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
The programme manager will work as part of the Programme team reporting to the Programme Director and will engage with the different stakeholders from wider DDaT as well as all relevant portfolios / programme projects / work streams.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
2 years
Organisation the work is for
Home Office
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The programme manager will work with other members of the programme team and key stakeholders and suppliers to ensure it’s successful delivery. The candidate will work across the organisation, including key stakeholder management at all levels to effectively plan monitor and control delivery of the agreed the outcomes.
What the specialist will work on
Proactively monitoring progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action; Ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of delivery; Monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realised benefits as the programme progresses; Development and governance approvals for business cases; Facilitating the appointment of individuals to project teams; Managing communications with all stakeholders; Managing risks to the programme's successful outcome; Reporting the progress of the programme at regular intervals to the programme director.
Address where the work will take place
2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF /Croydon Campus/Other DDaT locations as required
Working arrangements
A typical working day is 9am-5pm, however working outside of these hours may be required due to business/project need. The role requires flexibility as individuals may be required to work at any of the Customer premises and/or at supplier sites. The role is outside of IR35.
Security clearance
Additional terms and conditions
Travel expenses are payable for journeys outside the M25 where approved in advance by the customer and in line with Home Office Travel policy (subsistence is not payable).
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Work transparently and collaboratively in a no-blame culture, encouraging all to fail fast and learn from mistakes Demonstrate experience of supporting and coaching other team members Evidence their confidence to challenge the status quo Evidence of taking responsibility for their work
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 50% Cultural fit 20% Price 30%
Essential skills and experience
  • Demonstrable effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • The demonstrable ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams
  • Demonstrable good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes
  • Demonstrable sound business case development and approvals skills, in a similarly complex environment
  • Demonstrable good understanding of the public sector procurement process including negotiation with third parties
  • Demonstrable good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
  • Demonstrable sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the programme
  • The demonstrable ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Demonstrable understanding of a range of structured programme and project management methodologies including Agile and PRINCE2
  • Demonstrable experience working on large scale technical transformation programmes

Closing date for applications: 27/05/2020

Programme Manager Tooling and STP (PM)

Closing date for applications: 27/05/2020

Specialist role:

Programme manager




Home Office

Maximum day rate:


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