Agile Programme Manager

Agile Programme Manager

Job Title: Agile Programme Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £70k - 90k per year
Reference: PRGM
Contact Name: Richard Mould
Job Published: September 29, 2017 12:56

Job Description

SoCode are recruiting for an Agile / Software Development focussed Programme Manager our blue-chip client in the Financial Services sector.

FS experience is not essential but FS/E-Commerce would have some relevancies to the role. 

Our client has created a new role due to business growth for an experienced Programme Manager to lead an experienced team of Project Managers and Business Analysts through a period of positive business change.

The role will take on 3 main areas of responsibility, summarised below.


Project Planning and Management

  • Responsible for planning, leading, organising, and motivating project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide exceptional business value
  • Responsible for managing concurrent projects and programs using agile and traditional methods in a fast-paced environment.
  • Take responsibility for high quality project and program delivery.
  • Facilitate discussions between project teams, product management, engineering, operations and support
  • Provide strategic direction, thought leadership, and expertise across a portfolio of projects
  • Oversee engagement with all internal & external stakeholders located in different geographies
  • Provide integrated timely and high quality communications
  • Synthesise key project learnings and make recommendations on ways to optimise ways of working

Team Management

  • Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work
  • Manage a high-performing project team (resource management, tracking, support etc.)
  • Line management responsibilities for a team of 6-10 direct reports including objective setting and development plans

Process Management and Improvement

  • Manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management

For more information or to apply - please forward your CV and I will be in touch iwth all candidates as soon as possible.

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