Senior Programme Manager
Posted on Jul 18, 2021 by Neem Consulting
About the job
Senior Programme Manager
Remote - USA
We are a growing Consulting organisation with an expanding list of blue chip clients. We are looking for an energetic and motivated Senior Programme Manager to join our team to meet immediate demand. The role requires a broad range of experience and skills, focusing on project governance, reporting, and communications.
The role is to support senior and executive leaders in progressing the operational leadership activities of the Programme.
The following essential elements of skills and experience are required:
You will join us as a Senior Programme Manager and will manage multiple product programmes across several functions with a specific focus on managing senior stakeholders through the project life cycle. Responsible for managing all aspects of programme with a focus on creating and defining programme plans, scope, detailed deliverables and timelines, tracking cross functional teams progress against schedule with necessary changes and mitigating risk.
Programme Manager Responsibilities:
Create and deliver programme workplans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Identify resources and assign responsibilities.
Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the programme(s). Working closely with our ODM and engineering functions to understand/track the development phase activities. The role will involve working closely with all the other core functions (such as marketing, operations, sales, products, finance) to strike a balance between operational and commercial needs of the business.
Ensure programme documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.
Work closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the programme(s)
Works with functional heads to define and document questions and liaise with business via email, messenger or phone to get new requirements and explain feasibility.
Submits programme status reports to senior stakeholders, reviews and plans for risk and anticipates and reacts to change.
Understands basic revenue models and P/L and meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analysing variances and initiating corrective actions.
Programme Manager Requirements:
Prior experience working within the FMCG sector is essential.
Experience in Programme Management with PRINCE2/PMP methodologies (desirable but not essential), ideally minimum 5 years programme management experience.
Strong communication skills and must be able to manage upwards with senior stakeholders.
Previous experience working in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Hands-on with an ability to see the bigger picture, must have strategic mind-set, while great in detail.
Ability to foster teamwork and good inter-departmental relationships.
Must be dynamic with strong problem solving and partnership management skills.
*WE ARE ONLY CONSIDERING CANDIDATES THAT CAN JOIN IMMEDIATELY*
You should naturally build relationships with internal customers and stakeholders. We are looking for an individual who is customer-focused and willing to roll up their sleeves and get the job done'.
Excellent English communication and documentation skills are essential. We will prefer candidates who provide a strong covering letter describing why we should consider their application.