Programme Lead

Posted 14 June 2024
Salary £70 - 95 per hour
LocationGreater London
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration12 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEvan Brookes

Job description

An urgent requirement has arisen for an experience Highways Programme Lead on a long term contract basis in either London or Birmingham to help deliver a large scale (Tier 1) programme delivering a telecommunications service. This role is focused on programme assurance and ensuring proper project management processes are followed for a programme of its size and scale (Tier 1). Experience working in a DfT Tier 1 programme (or equivalent) and an understanding of how National Highways works are essential to this role to act as a critical friend to the programme team.
This role offers 40 hours of work per week and hybrid work. You would be required to work in the London or Birmingham office 2-3 days per week. This role falls inside IR35.
The role:
·Ensure project management is set up to function as a Tier 1 programme.
·Assure the existing project management processes and products to ensure alignment with Tier 1 best practice. Identify gaps and make recommendations to address either from this role or utilising existing resources on the project or additional resource where this is not possible.
·Undertake an assessment of the existing project plan to develop fully resourced project plan with work breakdown structures and identify resource gaps and efficiencies.
·Work with project team to mature governance and structure of the project (including roles and responsibilities, Terms of Reference, and forward resource requirements).
·Work with project team to mature risk, issue and dependency management (including RAID and a defined risk management escalation path).
·Define/advise on setting up the processes to manage and record key project information and decision-making.
Experience / Skills / Qualifications:
·Experience of DfT Tier 1 programmes - essential
·Project Management - essential
·Risk Management - essential
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on 02393 876025 for more information.
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