Programme Delivery Consultant

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Negotiable

Permanent

Description

Programme Delivery Consultant

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: up to £50,000

Shaping a smarter, more agile world.

"Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us. "

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

Revitalise your career by joining us as a Programme Delivery (PD) consultant. Your colleagues will welcome your expertise, pulling with you to make transformation happen. As well as consultancy services, we also provide entire programme management teams across the project lifecycle. So, collaborating with colleagues from all over the world, you'll solve some of today's most exciting delivery challenges. To start with, the majority of your work will be for our Government clients in Security and Defence. And, in time you'll be able to explore opportunities in areas, such as Intelligence, Energy, Transportation and other Public Sector.

Your purpose

You'll be operating as part of a team delivering technical innovation within a number of transformational programmes, managing delivery of products and services within client organisations. You will frequently be working within a hybrid (waterfall/agile) environment,

Activities include:

* Implementing and managing life cycle assurance and process improvement activities

* Developing agile and lead practices through coaching

* Stakeholder management

* Creation and maintenance of project dashboard, finance and risk reporting to implement control of projects and facilitate future forecasting

* Management of team risks and issues, removing obstacles so that teams can focus on effective delivery and team growth

* Commercial and Financial management, providing confidence to the client that targets can be met within the usual constraints (using MUST)

* Planning, employing flexible roadmaps to deliver outcomes, with a focus on collaboration and workflow management to ensure value-driven delivery

* Delivery process improvement, using such techniques as value stream mapping to understand and improve the end to end value chain

* Engagement and oversight in Change Management processes

What you can bring

You will bring experience of operating within a challenging and fast-paced environment, with the ability to listen and question effectively, able to operate with clients and key stakeholders in a professional, responsive and client-focused manner.

Knowledge and practical experience of:

* Agile delivery approaches, including DSDM and SCRUM, but ideally also Agile at scale using methodologies such as SaFE

* Team working, able to operate in a blended client/contractor environment

* Financial and budget management

* Production of project artefacts

* Implementation and oversight of agile ceremonies

We are looking for someone with strong people skills who is:

* Comfortable in interacting with client and staff at all levels of seniority.

* A team player who works cooperatively with others providing help where required

* A confident communicator with high emotional intelligence who can build trusted relationships at all levels and listens and questions effectively with concise verbal and written communication.

* Accomplished in exceeding stakeholder aspirations meeting targets and overcoming challenges

* Energetic and determined with the ability to work to tight timescales in a KPI driven environment

* Able to show initiative with the ability to respond flexibly to change and be prepared to develop ‘non-textbook’ approaches to meet the needs of the situation

* Driven to continually develop new skills in themselves and others through continuous professional development and other means

* An advocate and ambassador for our wider business embracing and upholding values of Safety, ethics and integrity with high professional standards at all times

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance
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