Assistant Programme Manager/Assistant PMO

Other
  • UK, South West, Avon, Bristol
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
This role is for one of the biggest building and construction consultancies, they are currently looking for an experienced Assistant Programme Manager to join their growing team and to support the delivery of numerous projects all across the UK and internationally. This role is permanent and mostly remote with some...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/86249

Quote ref: 1061/86249

Job description

This role is for one of the biggest building and construction consultancies, they are currently looking for an experienced Assistant Programme Manager to join their growing team and to support the delivery of numerous projects all across the UK and internationally. This role is permanent and mostly remote with some travel to Bristol required.  

 

Job Description:  

 

You will contribute to the programme management business plan, work on key client accounts, drive innovation in our service delivery, and foster a collaborative working environment with the wider group.  

 

Some of the main responsibilities for this role include:  

- Supports the leadership, direction and management of smaller complexity programmes or assists a Programme Director on a major and complex programme.  

- Supports managing relationships with senior stakeholders and providing a leadership role to the programme team and project managers. Responsible for ensuring all work and outputs are executed to meet programme objectives and goals.  

- Has regular engagement with the client team members and key stakeholders.  

- Responsible for and reports progress on all aspects of their allocated area of programme/functional area scope.  

- Lead the implementation of smaller complexity programmes, managing multi-disciplinary teams and working to short – midterm timescales, to ensure delivery standards meet expectations.  

- Monitor and review the performance and behaviour of all team members, including educating and influencing others, and take action to ensure organisational policies and codes of conduct are followed.  

- Assure compliance with contracts in terms of programme delivery parameters and scope of service.  

- Analyse and review complex information from a range of data sources in order to identify how different options may impact project delivery and advise clients and internal stakeholders on potential implications.  

- Manage relationships with key internal stakeholders in order to identify opportunities for improved efficiencies and collaboration between projects to ensure commercial viability and customer satisfaction.  

- Act as a junior technical expert within the programme and associated projects, providing advice to other managers, in order to support successful delivery in line with programme outcomes.  

- Support and sometimes lead the management and building of relationships with the client project sponsors/stakeholders in order to ensure all parties are informed and aware of project progress and are aligned to meet objectives.  

- Support the business Programme Management Service Lead in continually improving their service delivery toolkit and establishing best practice in the programme management field.  

- Collaboration with other offices, service streams, sectors and the wider company business to provide combined and innovative solutions to improve their competitive advantage within the Programme Management field.

Requirements

- Undergraduate/Master’s degree level education required and preferably in a construction, real estate or facility management related subject.  

- Programme management experience essential and preferably with Corporate Real Estate, Central Government, Local Authority Clients, Healthcare and / or Higher Education clients.  

- MSP Practitioner or equivalent qualification.  

- Understanding and knowledge of the approach to mobilising and operating programme management solutions and programme management office’s (PMO’s) including governance, assurance, controls and reporting.  

- Ability and track record in identifying, planning, implementing and executing programmes of works, that are complex in nature.  

- Full understanding of the component parts of projects and overall programme management techniques.  

- Track record of winning and/or delivering programmes of work is essential.  

- Experience of programme risk/issue management, mitigation and programme reporting.  

- Experience of stakeholder mapping and management techniques.  

- Understanding of the different procurement methods available in the industry.  

- High standard of proficiency in oral and written communication and ability to structure, review and direct resources appropriately.  

- Confident use of Microsoft Office and other role related software packages.  

- Experience with the administration and of use of programme management software and reporting software solutions (such as Power BI).  

 

The Individual:  

- Excellent organisational skills, the ability to multi-task and identify key issues.  

- Charismatic, resourceful, energetic, and enthusiastic, individually strong but a good team player.  

- Engaging and approachable with strong communication and presentation skills.  

- Able to inspire, gain trust and motivate as well influence effectively.  

- Innovative, ambitious, and confident.

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