Royal Mail Vacancies 2021 – Programme Manager

Job Description:

Leading a Technology Programme or Portfolio of activity

Taking full lifecycle & end to end accountability for the realisation of outcomes enabled by technology change within the Royal Mail Group Technology function

Job Responsibilities:

  • Effective recruitment to add high calibre resources to the team
  • Develop key relationships with support functions including Cyber Security, Service Management, Architecture and Test, Data and Engineering, Procurement and Legal
  • Develop key relationships with senior business stakeholders to maintain an alignment of objectives and establish a constructive channel for speedy decisions
  • Deputise for the Portfolio/Programme Director as required
  • Team management & development to increase capability levels:
  • Responsible for up to 100 matrix reports in addition to supplier resources
  • Initiate and implement a programme / portfolio end to end and manage the tranches / phases / sub projects, establishing full lifecycle conditions for Project and Senior Project Managers to deliver to their obligations
  • Establish value for Royal Mail and secure commercial advantage when working with suppliers
  • Line management responsibility
  • Lead in the securing of investment through provision of estimates to support Business Cases, including resources, time, costs, risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions. Authority up to £10m p.a
  • Establish the conditions for Project and Senior Project managers to deliver to their obligations
  • Align to functional and corporate strategies, establishing traceability between Technology outputs, business or Technology roadmaps and targeted outcomes/benefits

Job Requirements:

  • Tenacious problem solver with innovative and creative thinking who escalates by exception when appropriate
  • Excellent financial management & commercial focus to deliver value-based outcomes
  • Demonstrable experience of leading large Projects or experience of successfully delivering strategic Programmes or Portfolios including the realisation of
  • outcomes and benefits
  • Strategic mindset with a strong focus on the target state
  • Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) qualification; SAFE or appropriate level of experience and prepared to work towards formal qualifications
  • Autonomous operator but able to operate as part of a team
  • Excellent leadership skills – a known and proven inspirational and motivational leader, able to unite a team including suppliers to deliver against a common vision
  • Customer focus to target improvements and efficiencies that directly benefit Royal Mail customers
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator to a broad audience up to and including executive Board Members

Job Details:

Company: Royal Mail

Vacancy Type:  Part Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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