Head of Programme and Product Management

  • Job Reference: 00010666-1
  • Date Posted: 24 June 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £65,000 to £75,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Head of Programme and Product Management

A superb opportunity has arisen for a Head of Programme and Product Management to join a business in central Sheffield who genuinely care about their employee wellbeing.

Reporting into the IT Director, the Head of Programme and Product Management is responsible for the delivery of a large and complex technology change programme delivered with the rigour and documentation of MSP, combined with the pace of AGILE (Scrum) teams. An experienced Programme Manager, you'll be responsible for creating and maintaining focus, enthusiasm and momentum. You'll lead the successful delivery and implementation of the software and associated business change, including strategies for implementation and training. You'll develop and lead a training team and coordinate the roll out of the programme with other business leaders. As Head of Programme and Product Management, you'll be responsible for the overall integrity, delivery and coherence of the programme and associated projects. You'll also have line management responsibility for the delivery managers and project managers.

The appointed candidate will be an experienced Programme Manager and people leader with a good breath of experience across Waterfall and AGILE methodologies, combined with a great understanding of the software development lifecycle. You'll bring experience of leading the implementation of Enterprise-level, custom developed and commercial, off the shelf, software as well as really good supplier and stakeholder management skills. You'll have previously managed budgets in excess of £3milion, and will be a real change agent with the ability to delivery technology and business change.

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, you'll be working from home for the forseeable future.

Please send your cv to Helen Miller in the first instance