Job description Posted 28 July 2021

Cyber Security Programme Manager  

Until December 2021

Remote based

Up to £600 per day via umbrella only


To lead and deliver a portfolio(s) of cross-functional projects which delivers their functional objectives and targets, aligns to the overall strategy using an Agile methodology. 

Key responsibilities 

• To build, develop and drive delivery against each stage of the process underpinned by a team endorsed plan

• Assures the attainment of high-quality results as scheduled and within budget

• Group projects to identify clear work packages and appropriate delivery milestones for

• reporting & tracking.

• Maintain best practice in deliverable progress following consistent data processes, decision

• tracking, risks management, budgets etc

• Effective communication with program management & project stakeholders

• Monitor and maintain performance across project team members including any 3rd parties

• Negotiate solutions and address emergent issues

• Ensure all deliverables are fit for purpose by employing effective quality management approaches

• Report progress through agreed reporting mechanisms

Skills required 

• Programme Management Competencies including ability to produce & maintain a project schedules and plans

• Ability to apply Agile, Scrum, Kanban practices and related tools as required

• Strong interpersonal, analytical and business acumen demonstrated through experience with negotiating, scope management, risk planning and mitigation strategies, interaction with key senior stakeholders

• Understanding of data / Technology related processes, quality practices and development lifecycles

• Experience of resource demand management aligned to project schedules

• Working knowledge of pro-active project risk management plus issue management and resolution

• Able to effectively interact with a broad range of people from business leaders to technical delivery teams/SMEs

• Able to Manage, motivate and maintain focus and of team towards delivery

• Proactive stakeholder management and communications

• Ability to negotiate, influence and hold team members to account as required for successful project delivery