IT Programme Manager

BAE Systems.
19 Sep 2019
24 Sep 2019
Job Type
Role summary

We are looking for an IT Programme Manager to join our team, focusing on the delivery of the IT Services portfolio including Support Works, Service Now, and rationalisation of services. You will shape, mobilise, plan and lead a programme of work whilst we undergo a global IT Transformation.

What you'll be doing

    Mobilise and build required capability including the best available resources on programme sign-off, maintaining this approach throughout project execution, providing leadership to project and programme based staff, with management of suppliers, subcontractors and associates where required.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders (external and internal customers) and actively manages the customer's expectations through appropriate communications, reporting, assurance and governance.
  • Shaping and planning of the project, programme or portfolio including the overall schedule and governance with selection and/or application of appropriate methodologies, processes and tools; refining and enhancing the project, programme or portfolio schedule, resources, estimates and costs to complete and the execution against an agreed schedule, milestones and cost baseline.
  • Pro-active management of internal and external key project, programme or portfolio controls including (but not limited to) RAID, financials (including margin, forecast costs to complete, technical and management contingency, revenue and capital cost), quality, scope and schedule performance, ensuring delivery of the agreed scope against the agreed contract, acceptance criteria, SLAs and change requests.
  • Continued refinement and enhancement of the project, programme or portfolio schedule, resources, estimates and costs to complete and the execution against an agreed schedule and cost baseline.
  • Ensure that effective internal delivery governance (i.e. PRBs/EPRBs), delivery assurance (i.e. LCM) and standard reporting processes (i.e. Delivery Reporting Tool, Project Forecast) are adhered to.
  • Support to the sales and account management team in renewals, extensions and business development cross-selling opportunities.
  • Close down of the project, programme or portfolio at the end of an engagement, including personal performance reviews, project lessons learned and harvesting of reusable collateral (i.e. improved propositions, updated processes, reusable modules).

What we're looking for

  • Prior experience in programme management including an IT Services portfolio.
  • Takes full responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of higher complexity projects, programmes or portfolios, e.g. greater than 12 months, with significant business, political, or high-profile impact, large teams and high-risk dependencies.
  • Acts as a primary point of contact for senior stakeholders and sub-contracted 3rd parties, and has day to day accountability for the service and solution being provided.
  • Coaches and provides guidance to other team members throughout the project lifecycle, managing their performance and supporting their development.
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Corporate Functions

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and the business could not operate without all the dedicated work of our Corporate Functions teams. From Finance & Operations through Communications & Marketing, to HR and Site Operations and more, our Corporate Functions enable our divisions to implement ground-breaking digital transformations and crucial defence software.
As part of Corporate Functions, you will be supporting and partnering with our global business from the backline, being a strategic advisor within your specialist area, and ensuring the business runs smoothly and efficiently. We all have a role to play in defending our clients; and this is yours.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.

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