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Programme Manager

  • Sector: IT
  • Contact: Gillian Nicholson
  • Job Ref: 17393

We have a new opening for my client based in Dublin. The organisation are undergoing a multi-year Digital Transformation programme. Programme Manager expertise is required to control and manage the complexities of the entirety of the programme of work, ensuring effective delivery within defined timelines and budget. The Programme Manager will require significant technical expertise, knowledge and portfolio management experience in delivering complex, systems integration programmes of similiar scale, complexity and scope.

This is initially a 24 month consultancy employee contract.


  • Establishing the programme governance structure and driving engagement with internal and external stakeholders on all aspects of the Digital Transformation programme.

  • Managing the project lifecycle including maintenance of detailed project plans, project charters and risk and issue registers across the entire work programme.

  • Delivering, and owning structures and procedures for implementing and monitoring programme and project reporting, lines of responsibility, authority and communication for the recording and exchange of information across the project portfolio

  • Preparing and owning key project documentation, scheduling programmes and maintenance of portfolio level plans including associated resourcing plans;

  • Resource planning (internally and externally via vendors) to ensure that projects are effectively staffed, led, and managed, maintaining high levels of commitment.

Experience Required

  • A relevant third level business or IT sector related qualification, to a minimum of degree standard, and relevant supporting experience;

  • PMP /PRINCE 2 / Agile certifications are desirable; 

  • Ability to work well under pressure, flexibly and independently on own initiative.

  • Proven co‐ordination and implementation of project portfolios, including systems integration projects.

  • Must be able to demonstrate full project lifecycle experience, taking multiple projects from the concept/inception phase right through to final delivery; 

  • The successful candidate shall be an excellent communicator with high‐quality analytical, organisational and management skills.

  • This role will require domestic travel and flexible working hours.

For a full job description and confidential discussion on this role please contact: Gillian Nicholson.