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ERP Implementation Manager

Department Of Health
UK, Central London
from £550 to £600 per day
Contract, 8 month, Full time
Discipline: Implementation,Project Management,Programme Management,Public Sector

CV Submission Deadline: 12/01/2018 9am

OUTSIDE IR35

Role description:

The Programme Manager is responsible for delivering the business’s required new capabilities through the management of the programme's portfolio of projects, on behalf of the Programme Director. The Programme Manager must ensure the coherence of the programme within the overall context of change and ‘business as usual’ within the business, and develop and maintain the appropriate environment to support each individual project within it.

Objective Areas:

o To ensure effective management of the Programme Team;

o To drive tracking and reporting on the overall programme expenditure in order to ensure that the cost specified in the project proposal are not exceeded;

o To work through programme team members and project managers to manage milestone adherence and ensure that planned programme and project targets are achieved to the schedule agreed within each area and with each market;

o To manage the quality of programme outputs to ensure that they are fit for their stated purpose;

o To work through programme management team members and project managers to ensure that all programme materials and documentation are to an appropriate standard of accuracy and professionalism;

o To manage all routine programme processes (risks, issues, dependencies) and ensure management of subordinate processes at the market project level;

o To ensure that all programme level issues, risks and dependencies requiring Programme Director focus or action are flagged to the Programme Director in a timely and appropriate manner;

o To ensure that reporting of an appropriate level of detail is provided to the Programme Director and stakeholder population to enable senior management decision making

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage both the dependencies and the interfaces between projects

• Actively manage the issues, risks and dependency mechanisms that underpin the programme's successful outcome

• Initiate extra activities wherever gaps in the programme are identified

• Report progress of the programme at regular (weekly) intervals to the programme director

• Ensure that the delivery of new products or services from the projects is to the appropriate levels of quality and in accordance with the programme plan and governance arrangements

• Ensure that there is efficient allocation of resources and skills within the project portfolio

• Ensure an appropriate project management method is used across the programme to provide continuity across the various process streams and projects

• Oversee the definition, establishment and management of a Programme Management Office that provides support to the programme and its projects

• Monitor the programme’s overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate

• Design and plan the programme to deliver objectives and benefits as early as possible and in line with company strategy and that risk to the business is kept to an acceptable level

• Ensure that appropriate Programme and Project methods are used across the programme to provide continuity across the various process streams and projects

• Ensure that the delivery of new products or services from the projects is to the appropriate levels of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan and governance arrangements

• Ensure that there is efficient allocation of resources and skills within the project portfolio

• Be responsible for the quality assurance and overall integrity of the programme - focusing inwardly on the internal consistency of the programme; and outwardly on its coherence with IT planning, interfaces with other programmes and corporate technical and specialist standards

CV Submission Deadline: 12/01/2018 9am

OUTSIDE IR35

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