Programme Manager - VCP

Recruitment Genius
Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales
£46500 per annum
22 Jun 2017
21 Jul 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: 10 miles out of Cardiff

More than 1,000 years of experience have made this company the leader in the art of coin making, with its high quality work recognised and valued worldwide. They are the world's leading export mint, making coins and medals for over 40 countries every year.

In a challenging economic environment, few businesses are expanding and planning business growth as they are. A national treasure and well-recognised brand, their 5 year plan is ambitious and they seek only the very best talent to contribute to their success.

The Role:

Looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their team!! You will manage/lead a portfolio of strategic, business critical change projects, specifically targeted to help achieve their vision over the next five years

Main responsibilities:

- Develop benefits plans for the vision critical projects in conjunction with the Heads of Finance and Project Leads
- Develop robust stakeholder plans
- Manage all aspects of the portfolio, adopting governance / Project Management approach to ensure the Project is delivered on time
- Manage and execute projects from any part of the life cycle (Concept, Assessment, Definition, Implementation, Closure)
- Accountability for project performance and delivery of defined scope
- Prepare and implement project work schedules and project planning, liaising with specialist areas across the organisational matrix
- Prepare monthly financial and progress reports
- Manage external stakeholders, sub-contractors/work partners to ensure contract requirements are achieved
- Support company policy with security / data protection
- Own the project backlog, ensure that agile methodologies are followed

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

- Demonstrable experience of leading a portfolio of business critical projects is preferable
- Strong experience of working with and advising senior management teams, including board level
- Demonstrable working knowledge of project/programme management principles, processes & techniques within in a controlled project environment
- Proven practical application of risk management with medium risk projects
- Confident approach to work content scope management
- Experience working with and delivering using Agile and Waterfall project methodologies
- Experience working with multiple organisations across multiple time zones
- Experience in Prince 2 Foundation &/or Practitioner, APM, PMI, CPM etc
- Microsoft Project software

To apply, please incorporate your covering letter with your CV, detailing relevant experience and qualifications. Please ensure you include your contact details

The closing date is Friday 30th June 2017 at midday. Invitations to interview will be communicated by email. Should you not hear from them four weeks after the closing date, unfortunately you have not been short listed for interview. Regrettably, they are unable to provide feedback to applicants on an individual basis prior to the interview stage.