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Head of Programme Management - Government - IT Managed Services

  • Reference: 38503
  • Date Added: 5th October 2017
  • Sector: IT
  • Region: London
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £100k - £120k

Job description:

My client is a leading multi-national technology and services solutions provider, with an immediate requirement to hire a Head of Programme Management. Reporting to the Director of IT Operations, you will have full project & programme delivery accountability in the Government Sector.

The Government sector has a range of high profile critical customers, providing them with both digital solutions to transform their business as well infrastructure management and business process services. A key element of the role is to programme manage a range of legacy of services as well as future digital transformation business.

The Head of Progammes will be responsible for setting the standards, defining and enforcing them. Project & Progamme Management needs to be brought together under a central PM resource pool / Centre of Excellence.

You will need to have a strong track record within IT Services, BPS and digital transformation, working with Government Departments to drive change in the Public Sector.

This role who will provide independent assurance, someone with a really strong track record who can spot a problem with a programme instinctively, and who has battle scars.

You will be used to working within matrix organisations and working with offshore delivery models. You will have experience of managing progamme budgets of up to £50m and leading substantial project & programme teams.

This is a truly exceptional opportunity and the successful candidate, will have strong personal drive and will want to use this position as a key step in their overall career plan. It is essential that you'll be a strong leader as well as a credible ambassador for the company.

For a confidential career discussion, please forward your CV to

Volaris Exec is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Volaris Exec are a Senior Appointments consultancy specialising in placing managerial, leadership & executive roles on both a contract and permanent basis. The key functional areas we cover are Technology, Operations, Finance & Commercial Management, Project & Programme Management, Product Development, Sales & Marketing and Engineering. We operate across many dynamic industry sectors including Software & Technology, Digital & Online, Insurance, Banking, Cards & Payments, Mobile & Telecommunications, Retail & eCommerce, Leisure & Tourism, and Engineering.

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