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Programme Manager

Salary: £0

Location: Crewe

Job type: Contract

Category: Management

Job Title: Programme Manager Location: Crewe, 2-3 Days per week Onsite Remuneration: Daily Rate From £600 to £700 per day Contract Details: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract Are you passionate about programme management and driving strategic results in the automotive industry? We are currently seeking a motivated and experienced Programme Manager to join our client's dynamic organisation. Responsibilities: Take the lead in defining, setting up, executing, and delivering programmes and complex projects to achieve the desired business outcomes, aligned with our Delivery Framework and company processes. Engage stakeholders effectively, collaborating closely with individuals up to board level, ensuring conflict resolution, efficient change management, and successful delivery. Implement robust monitoring and controls, managing dependencies and intricacies arising from cross-functional and interdepartmental complexities. Serve as the point person for managing change delivery resources, both internal and external, in a matrix environment. Plan and set up programmes using appropriate governance and delivery methodologies, ensuring alignment with the IT Delivery Framework. Define programme scope and goals, align and obtain agreement from stakeholders on resulting workstreams/projects. Generate and maintain accurate Programme/Project plans, identifying internal and external project dependencies and developing inclusive work breakdown structures (WBS) and stories. Manage programme risks and issues, ensuring ownership, actioning, and escalation as required. Oversee changes that significantly alter project scope or plan, with appropriate governance in place. Validate technical solution designs to ensure they meet business needs. Drive business readiness and change management, defining, planning, agreeing, and activating necessary actions. Develop and maintain effective programme communications throughout the project lifecycle, including stakeholder analysis and communication plans. Contribute leadership skills and collaborate across functions to deliver complex change projects/programmes and resolve conflicts. Demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and the ability to understand and interpret complex business issues and processes.Skills/Experience: Proven track record of successfully delivering enterprise-wide projects and programme management, driving strategic results in a professional setting. In-depth knowledge of Programme Management principles. Experience working with ambiguous deliverables and breaking them down into structured delivery tranches. Advanced influencing, negotiation, and communication skills (written and verbal). Demonstrable leadership skills. Ability to plan, organise, and prioritise workload across multiple projects/workstreams with different stakeholders and resources. Experienced and confident in report writing techniques and delivering presentations to senior managers. Logical, analytical mindset with strong problem-solving abilities. Excellent analytical and numeracy skills, coupled with innovative and creative thinking. Ability to work independently or as part of a team.Practical and Technical Knowledge: Proficiency in core project management techniques and methods, including WBS, CPM, Gantt chart creation, PERT, Risk and Issue Management, stakeholder analysis, SWOT analysis, and cost/benefit analysis. Experience with waterfall project delivery methodologies (e.g., PRINCE2) and associated tools. Familiarity with agile methodologies (e.g., Agile, SCRUM) and associated tools like Jira and Confluence.Qualifications: Degree or Diploma in Computing/Business Administration or a related subject, or equivalent. Advanced Project & Programme Management accreditation, such as Prince2 and/or Agile/SAFe.If you are a driven and experienced Programme Manager looking for an opportunity to make a significant impact in the automotive industry, we would love to hear from you. Join our client's passionate team and contribute to advancing infrastructure projects with innovative solutions. Apply now! Adecco is a disability-confident employer. It is important to us that we run an inclusive and accessible recruitment process to support candidates of all backgrounds and all abilities to apply. Adecco is committed to building a supportive environment for you to explore the next steps in your career. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know and we will be happy to support you

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