Our purpose is to make great financial decision making a breeze for everyone, and that purpose drives us every day.
It’s why we’re on a mission to create an automated quoting engine, with the simplest of experiences, wrapped in a brand everyone loves!
We change lives by making it simple to switch and save money and that’s why good things happen when you meerkat.

We’d love you to be part of our journey.
As the Senior Programme Manager, you will be responsible for identifying and defining programmes of work, including managing and sequencing of dependencies with appropriate re planning and re prioritising.
Working within the context of complex, high dependency multi team initiatives, you will work across the entire lifecycle, from contributing to the strategic planning cycle, through discovery, experimentation to management of delivery.
You will contribute to our ongoing improvements to our delivery practices and ensure agile and lean principles are embedded to enable maximum value.
You will be work across any programme of change with a high level of EQ, influencing and communication shown in managing both teams and stakeholders.

Everyone is welcome.
We have a culture of creativity. We approach our work passionately, improve constantly and celebrate our wins at every turn. We are an inclusive workplace and our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic, whole selves to work. Everyone is welcome. Be you.
This means we’re excited to hear from people with a range of skills, experiences and ideas. We don’t expect you to tick all the boxes, but would love to hear what makes you great for this role.

Some of the great things you’ll be doing:
• Ensure effective stakeholder management, working with sponsor, business units, partners/agencies and support functions to ensure the impact of change is accurately understood and commercially valued, challenging when appropriate.
• Communicating with stakeholders on progress, risks and issue management / resolution including escalation across relevant areas.
• Ensuring adherence to governance standards to enable consistent monitoring and reporting which can scale.
• Own dependency management across CtM collaborating with the wider Programme Management community. This includes effective mapping and monitoring of dependencies to ensure effective and efficient delivery.
• Own Programme Risk management and RAID quality
• Pre-empt resource requirements, risks, issues and impact including aligned teams.
• Ensure all programmes and projects comply with FCA / other relevant legislative regulations
• Initiate and drive ideas to improve business processes, products or services to drive continuous improvement and efficiencies.
• Drive team alignment to define and agree scope, make trade off decisions and de-risk delivery.
• Deputise for Community Practice lead / Business Owner and take ownership for decision making in their absence.

What we’d like to see from you:
• Experience of successfully managing multiple complex programmes, projects and senior stakeholders
• Attention to detail but ability to take a strategic viewpoint
• Communicates with gravitas
• Self-motivated team player with a collaborative, positive approach
• Ability to coach others
• Displays drive and determination; remains calm under considerable or extended periods of pressure
• Excellent planning and organisational skills
• Thrives in a fast-paced digital environment
• Ability to prioritise effectively and spot the game changers
• Effective negotiation skills

There’s something for everyone.
We’re a place of opportunity. You’ll have the tools and autonomy to drive your own career, supported by a team of amazingly talented people.
And then there’s our benefits. For us, it’s not just about a competitive salary and hybrid working, we care about what matters to you. From a generous holiday allowance and private healthcare to an electric car scheme and paid development, wellbeing and CSR days, we’ve pretty much got you covered!

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12/07/2024

Senior Programme Manager

Overview

  • Location

    Peterborough

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    Job Type

    Project Management

  • Salary

    Competitive