We are currently recruiting for a Programme Manager in London.


Pay rate: PAYE £657.53 per day/ UMB £750 – £772 per day

Contract duration: Temporary ongoing

Clearance: DV Clearance is required.



  • Ensure the implementation of programme and project management standards, processes and product sets across the change programmes and projects within direct responsibility.
  • Construct, manage and own their programme plans, and manage the key dependencies & constraints across their plans.
  • Identify key issues and resolutions or escalate where appropriate.
  • Responsible for successful transition of deliverables into BAU – as determined by approved design and business cases(s).
  • Ensure change programmes remain aligned with the strategic objectives and the target-operating model for client.
  • Leading on the stakeholder engagement and management in respect of the programmes the postholder has responsibility for.
  • Develop programme level business cases, coordinate approvals, and sign off for business cases and their subsequent successful delivery.
  • Identify constraints within their change programmes such as funding or resources and work with the client to overcome them.
  • Management of staff: providing leadership, advice management and support to those directly being tasked within the programme to establish a highly performing team and therefore the successful delivery of performance objectives.


Essential Experience: 

  • Previous experience of working in (local) government, a security agency or policing is essential.
  • Working in and delivering collaborative, multi-agency / joint programmes (or complex projects) into multiple business units / businesses, with hybrid team construct.
  • Managing an organisational change (transformation / redesign) driven programme, often enabled by technology, and successfully delivering service improvements (effectiveness), and/or productivity improvements and / or cost reduction (efficiencies).
  • Operating within a project / programme delivery environment with personal responsibility for delivering against a defined plan, including tranche, release, and phase management.
  • Establishing an effective governance model, defining, and implementing impactful stakeholder management strategies and supporting communications plans.
  • Actively and effectively managing risks, issues, dependencies, and assumptions – and applying strong change control – at a programme level.
  • Experience in supplier and contract management, in a change programme context, including, but not limited, to defining requirements, supplier selection / vfm, contract management planning – definition and application, supplier performance management and closure.
  • Knowledge and experience in applying programme and project management approaches, specifically the processes and techniques involved in planning, forecasting, managing, and controlling large areas of work.
  • Business case development and assessment, planning and the application of good practice processes, and subsequent business case delivery, including benefits realisation management.
  • Programme or project transition to BAU, including implementation of related service management deliverables in accordance with respective design and business case.
  • Experience in delivering programmes constituted of multiple workstreams, deploying a range of concurrent lifecycle frameworks, such: change, business design / operating model development, technology / engineering development and delivery, and estate planning / delivery.


Apply online or contact Terri O’Keefe on 07879 585551. You can also email terri@peelsolutions.co.uk  for more information on this role.

Job Category: Project Management
Job Type: Temporary
Job Location: Greater London

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