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Business Programme Manager



20d ago

  • Job
    Mid Level
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Portsmouth

AI generated summary

  • You are a certified project manager with proven leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills. You excel in managing complex projects, leading teams, and delivering results on time and within budget.
  • You will oversee the successful delivery of programmes, ensuring objectives are met, fostering stakeholder relationships, managing communication, and monitoring key milestones for optimal business outcomes.


  • A PRINCE2 Practitioner with ITIL, MSP and/or other Project Management Certifications
  • You have proven success with leading projects and programmes on schedule and within budget
  • You have managed highly complex projects across different business areas / technology platforms
  • You are a proven leader and motivator, leading teams on projects of various sizes including mentoring and line management
  • You are a confident presenter and are able to express data and information clearly, concisely and adapt your technical and non-technical content to your audience
  • You have great interpersonal and communication skills
  • A keen problem solver who thinks outside the box for solutions
  • You are confident challenging and supporting your team where necessary and are driven to develop and motivate teams to deliver results


  • Successfully delivering the programme, producing and maintaining agreed governance procedures
  • Ensuring the success of programme initiatives by monitoring core objectives and KPIs, intervening where benefits are at risk
  • Developing and managing relationships with key stakeholders across the business and programme to ensure successful delivery
  • Delivering effective communication to all levels of the business, including timely reports to the Executive team
  • Managing the complex programme plan, identifying key milestones and critical path activities for reporting. Managing shifting priorities to meet business requirements
  • Facilitating workshops in line with individual projects and completing write ups of outputs


What will be the main responsibilities of the Business Programme Manager in this role?

The main responsibilities include successfully delivering the Learning and Competence Recovery programme, leading the programme with overall report and governance, managing individual projects within the programme, and building out and maintaining ownership of the programme.

What skills and qualifications are required for the Business Programme Manager position?

We are looking for a candidate with strong project management skills, experience in leading and managing programmes, excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities, and a track record of delivering successful results. A relevant degree or professional qualification in business or management is preferred.

Can you provide more details about the Learning and Competence Recovery programme that the Business Programme Manager will be leading?

The Learning and Competence Recovery programme aims to enhance the skills and competencies of the workforce in order to address any gaps or areas for improvement. The Business Programme Manager will be responsible for overseeing the entire programme, including setting goals, managing resources, communicating progress, and ensuring successful implementation.

We look after the gas network in the south of England and Scotland. Call 0800 111 999 in a gas emergency, day or night.

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We manage the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses across the south of England and Scotland. Our people are the heart of our business. We employ around 4,000 people who are dedicated to keeping our customers safe and warm by leading the way in energy delivery. Emergency: We provide the National Gas Emergency Service day and night. We’ll always make the situation safe whether the gas emergency is inside or outside a property. Connect: Every year, we connect around 20,000 customers to our network and we help thousands of our most vulnerable customers heat their homes for less. Upgrade: We’re committed to upgrading our network and we use the latest technology as we replace, renew and maintain our pipes. We’re constantly innovating to ensure a safe, secure and sustainable future for our network.