Head of Programme Management

Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
Renewable Energy
Permanent
£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance
14-09-2020 10:47 AM
12-10-2020
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Head of Programme Management - Renewable Energy
Cambridge
£60,000 to c£70,000

Introduction…
Astute are pleased to be working with a well-renowned project finance company who are looking for a Head of Programme Management and Investment to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity for a Head of Programme Management to go into a company, establish their own framework and programme management system and would suit someone from the waste sector, especially from anaerobic digestion.

My client is looking for someone to drive forward a growing business with future plans already secured.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the board, as Head of Programme Management, you will be responsible for:

  • Establishing your own Programme Management Office (PMO) with the aim of standardising the running of company projects
  • To manage the existing Project/Programme Managers and drive the team forward
  • To oversee the ongoing performance of assets owned by the company, ensuring all contractual agreements are up to date, secure and profitable
  • Work with the board to own and deliver some existing and future key programmes
  • Manage the development of key relationships both internally and externally
  • Take the lead on mitigating the risk of projects, with support from other internal functions
  • To be innovate, forward-thinking and be able to travel to sites/investors


Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A degree or higher-level education in a relevant discipline
  • Prince 2 (or equivalent) is very desirable
  • Demonstrable experience of managing multi-million projects with success
  • Experience in anaerobic digestion is a huge positive, or at least in the energy from waste sector
  • Demonstrable experience of working with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent commercial acumen and diligence
  • Full UK driving licence is essential


Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Salary DOE of up to £70,000
  • Car allowance
  • Degree of flexibility with the role to develop it in your own way
  • Mixture of working from the office, home and nationwide sites
  • Other benefits


If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to tnorford@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02393 910108 and ask to speak to Tim Norford who can tell you more.

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