Programme Management Lead

£700 - £750 per day
29-09-2020 02:55 PM

*Programme Management Lead
Start date - ASAP
Rate - £750.00 Per day
Location - Portsmouth

Our client is currently sourcing for a Senior Programme professional to lead a team of Project Managers/Programme Managers in Portsmouth. The Programme Lead must have experience in supporting a large team of programme managers and project managers in successfully delivering a portfolio of projects within time scales and budgets. The Programme Manager will be expected to develop a 5 year 'Master Plan' for Portsmouth site movements taking into account all MoD, Maritime Services and Naval Ships requirements (Business and Functional) to improve financial and operational performance. Also, the Programme Manager will facilitate stakeholder engagement and approvals necessary to agree in-year plan and budget.

Role key responsibilities:

  • Chair of monthly project reviews
  • Lead PM capability development plan for NBS - Con Ops (PMO model, etc), Training & Development, Recruitment.
  • Identity and support the implementation of the business improvement programme for Estates & Programme Management.
  • Engage with MoD (Director Infrastructure) ti establish effective joint project review process.
  • Performance Management and reporting - Establish an effective performance management framework, Contractual requirements (financials and KPI's).
  • Plan and deliver project to time, cost and quality.



  • An industry recognised qualification in engineering, building services or facilities management (HNC, HND or equivalent vocational qualification).
  • Health and Safety training i.e. IOSH Managing Safely in Construction, CITB SMSTS or CSCS or equivalent.
  • Project/Programmae Management qualifications.
  • Hold, have held or eligible to apply for security clearance.


  • Professional qualification within the build environment at associate level or above i.e. CIOB, RICS, etc.

Experience and Skills


  • Experience of managing multiple major and minor works projects (maintenance, refurbishments and new works) via a framework of contractors/sub-contratcors as weel as managing in house subject matter experts within a Government/defence asset portfolio.
  • Proven experience in delivery in a diverse stakeholder environment, balancing the various business stakeholders.
  • Experience in planning programmes of work including surveying and pricing.
  • Good management and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of managing Health, Safety and Environment management systems.
  • Good understanding of Construction, Design and Management Regulations.
  • Commercially aware with good negotiating skills.

If you are interested in this exciting role then please contact Adam Nash on or 02392 288 289.

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