Head of Projects and Programmes

The UK's leading accelerator for cities, transport and places is looking for a Head of Projects and Programmes to join their team. This role will lead teams of project and programme managers and will be pivotal to the successful delivery of our projects and have major influence on the wider success of the organisation as a whole. 

The successful candidate will ensure teams consistently deliver exceptional levels of performance for internal and external stakeholders. A key part of the role will involved ensuring effective management practices are applied, covering delivery planning, the management of risks, issues, dependencies and opportunities and effective reporting. 

You will also be accountable for leading the identification, desgin and delivery of improvements to project and programme management processes. You will contribute to strategy and wider change initiatives. 

This role will offer hybrid working 2 days a week from the London office and 3 from home. 

Skills required: 

Extensive line management experience and a record of creating high performing teams.

Exceptional communication skills for engagement with colleagues at all levels. 

Significant experience leading the project management function in organisations. 

Experience of managing collaborative R&D projects and/or commercial projects/programmes.

Management of multi-disciplinary research, development and innovation projects for customers in the public and private sector. 

A deep understanding of both Agile and Waterfall methodologies. 

 

Salary:
£81,000
Type:
Permanent
Location:
London - Central
Sector:
IT Management
Ref:
21368
Contact Name:
Ellie Sayer