Montash have been engaged by a leading Consultancy to source an SC Cleared Senior Programme Transition Manager for an initial 3 month contract based in Wiltshire. This role has the opportunity to extend to up to 12 months.
The successful candidate will Have done Programme Transition Management in highly complex environmments who has managed multiple supplier transitions (off-board, make good, onboard, technical readiness, business readiness, transition to live)
This role is not suitable for:
- Service Architects,
- ITIL Services transitions to live per se (Change, Incident, Request etc) - although a knowledge of this area is required as part of the wider requirement
- To work within the Client's Service Delivery and Operations (SDO) Operational Service Management (OSM) to ensure that:
- Programme Transition Strategy is defined, planned and managed.
- Project and programme transition is defined, planned and managed.
Day to Day Tasks
1. Complete and maintain the OSM Programme Transition Strategy to align with the Programme schedules and delivery approach and the ISS (DaaP) Transition Strategy
2. Assurance and approval of MSP and delivery partner Transition deliverables including: Strategy(s), Transition Plan(s), and Transition schedules as complete, appropriate and credible.
3. Assurance and approval of all programme MSP and delivery partner Transition deliverables are suitable and support their approval through ISS live service readiness gates.
4. Manage and support the preparation and execution of Authority transition activities.
- A broad and deep understanding of programme delivery controls associated with a broad, multi-faceted Service Solution delivery and testing across multiple projects and the complexities and implications associated with delivering this is a multi-vendor environment
- Senior Programme/Transition Manager with experience only likely to have been gained 'supplier side' in a large (Global) System Integrator.
- Extensive practical experience and application (5-10 years) of large-scale technical services programme delivery - specifically transition between Service Suppliers that addresses the complexities of delivery that spans multiple but inter-related suppliers and technologies.
- Good knowledge and practical experience of, and having undertaken a senior role within, the SIAM delivery model is essential especially with regard to the rigour required in defining and maintaining a pan-supplier delivery plan (including service wrap and tooling).
- Good knowledge and practical experience of the Systems Engineering lifecycle and delivery including testing. Especially that associated with complex programme delivery involving multiple suppliers and associated transitions .
- Good knowledge and practical experience of multi-perspective Transition state definition and maintenance.
- A command respect for knowledge, experience and excellence within the specific areas of Programme & Transition Management and project controls and how to apply them in a multi-supplier environment.
- Excellent influencing skills and personal presence to make representation at the highest levels both externally and internally, formally and informally, establishing confidence and respect both for the functions represented and as an individual.
- Strong, persistent and influencing nature.
- Ability to structure activities and plan.
- Educated to at least Degree level in an IT/Systems Engineering related discipline
- Qualified in formal Prog Mgmt methodologies (e.g. MSP).
- Certified through a PM professional Institution such as MAPM or similar.
- Experience or practical knowledge of ITSM and processes and tooling
- Experience or practical knowledge of formal Technical and Enterprise Architecture methodologies/frameworks.
- Experience or practical knowledge of lifecycle Systems Test and associated methods and practices.
- Experience or practical knowledge of structured system Requirements Engineering.
- Experience of working within the MOD
- Experience of working within the Defence Sector