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Senior Programme Manager

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Senior Programme Manager 
84 Recruitment
$140k-160k Full time

About the company:

This opportunity is ideal for individuals who thrive on achieving results, embrace challenges, and excel in building strong relationships. Our client is recognized as a top-tier consultancy firm in New Zealand, with a presence spanning across the country and internationally. Committed to making a positive impact on the communities we serve, their mission is to shape, organize, and deliver a better world, fostering environments where people can truly thrive.

The Programme Manager is responsible for:

• Establishing programme-level controls, systems and procedures
• Planning and designing the programme and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action
• defining the programme's governance arrangements
• ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the programme - focusing inwardly on the internal consistency of the programme, and outwardly on its coherence with infrastructure planning, interfaces with other programmes and corporate, technical and specialist standards
• managing the programme's budget on behalf of the client, monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realised benefits as the programme progresses
• facilitating the appointment of individuals to project teams
• ensuring the delivery of new products or services from projects is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan and programme governance arrangements
• ensuring there is allocation of common resources and skills within the programme's individual projects
• managing third-party contributions to the programme
• managing communications with all stakeholders
• managing both the dependencies and the interfaces between projects
• managing risks to the programme's successful outcome
• working with the business change manager or equivalent on the transition to the new business-as-usual position
• initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the programme are identified or issues arise
• reporting the progress of the programme at regular intervals to the client or programme director (if this role is active).

The Programme Manager should have:

• Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the programme
• effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
• the ability to lead by example and to create a sense of community among the members of the project teams
• strong knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes • sound business case development and approvals skills
• strong understanding of the procurement process including negotiation with third parties
• strong knowledge of programme and project management methods and supporting software
• strong knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
• the ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems Key Qualities and Attributes We value Programme Managers who:
• Can quickly understand team dynamics, client drivers and who are inherently strategic thinkers
• Place the objectives of a programme before themselves, and can work effectively with others, regardless of personalities and backgrounds
• Are good communicators to diverse audiences and can teach others within the business
• Are committed to self-development and learning
• Have high levels of personal integrity and trust
• Are self-aware and emotionally intelligent
• Are self-motivated, confident, and self-managing
• Have attention to detail

Specifically, you will have;

• A relevant tertiary qualification
• Specific Programme/Portfolio Management experience 
• Specific construction and/or property consulting experience
• Working knowledge of PPM software’s, platforms and processes
• Microsoft Power Platform understanding (including Power BI)
• Microsoft Project and Primavera P6 Experience
• Programme Management and Senior Project Manager experience (10+ years)
• Construction Planning experience would be an advantage 

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Contact me via the details below to discuss whether this position suits you.

Contact Sheldon for more information