Programme Manager

An urgent requirement for a London based Rail sector contractor role.

Experience: The following are essential:
• Experience in rail industry, leading and delivering digital programmes involving both desktop and mobile app-based solutions
• Controlling distributed teams including offshore develops across multiple time zones
• Managed programmes for at least 5 years
• Experience delivering projects using Agile and waterfall methodologies
• Project management experience in system implementations
• Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritise key issues
• Ability to analyse risks and issues at project, programme, and portfolio level
• Ability to deliver change and drive high levels of adoption
The following would be highly advantageous:
• Experience in rail ticketing or similar sectors…..
This role requires the following attributes:
• Concern for order and quality – ensuring that changes are implemented to a high quality with a particular focus on testing and safe deployment to live
• Business focused – drive improved business performance through change
• Coordinated and controlled – manage multiple activities to deliver
• Strategic thinker – consider both the detail of the projects that are in process whilst also monitoring overall performance of the portfolio against the business objectives
• Integrity – respect for confidentiality, good decision-making skills
• Organised – organisational and time management skills
• Hands-on – willing to get involved to get the job done

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