Programme Manager

Job Title: Programme Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £250 - £400 per day
Start Date: 2019-07-08 00:00:00
Reference: 082104790
Contact Name: Ashleigh Irvine
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 11, 2019 13:04

Job Description

Pertemps Scotland Ltd are delighted to be working with our public sector client to recruit for a Programme Manager to work on a high profile piece of work.

Location - Edinburgh
Duration - 6 month contract (with the possibility of extension)
Hours - 37.5 hours a week (08.30 - 17.00 Monday - Friday)
Rate - Depending on experience

Our client are looking to recruit an experienced Programme Manager for the 2021 Census for Scotland programme. The successful candidate will be joining the programme to drive it forward ensuring that key milestones and deadlines are met. Whilst reporting to the Programme Director, they will be overseeing the budget and staff working on the programme.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • The day-to-day management of the Programme which is currently in the delivery phase
  • Management of the project delivery managers and ensuring they are operating effectively, and in a joined-up way across the Programme
  • Working with key stakeholders and colleagues to ensure the Programme is running effectively
  • Overseeing the programme management services (i.e. PMO, Quality and Assurance Planning and Resource Management)

You should have:
  • Significant experience of managing and delivering large, complex programmes including a combination of technology, business and operational elements
  • A proven track-record of delivering high-quality products to challenging deadlines
  • An excellent understanding of the end-to-end delivery lifecycle
  • Experience of different delivery systems (such as Agile and iterative development)
  • Experience of managing a mixed team, comprising of staff, suppliers and contractors

If you are interested in this position, please apply online immediately. Please note that the closing date for applications is Friday 15th June at 1500.