Programme Director Jobs
Some companies have an ongoing policy of continuous business change and/or transformation. Others assemble teams solely to put one C&T project into action. In both cases, however, the task is better served by the installation of a director overseeing and influencing the whole programme. The programme director either assembles a team of managers or takes over an existing team, and is the eyes, ears and voice in the board on all matters related to the change and transformation taking place.
The programme director’s overarching responsibility is to ensure the C&T programme is designed, implemented, monitored and followed up carefully and methodically, with as little as possible left to chance, to maintain the support of the board and the shareholders. Whereas business change generally faces little opposition from within, transformation can seem to represent a higher risk, even when the sums all add up. The programme director may in some cases therefore be required to inform and reassure such parties of the benefits of the new direction.
The skills required
Rock solid board-level experience seeing a business change or transformation programme from idea to final report is an absolute must for the majority of companies looking for a programme director. Some, however, will consider managing a complex, high value programme under the direction of a board as enough of a qualification to make the step up. It all depends on the size of the business and the nature of the programme being dealt with.
Because of the unknown factors in any change and transformation programme, it is important that research is fully carried out ahead of the programme starting and that the information gained is understood and communicated well. Having a board and the shareholders on your side makes business change and transformation all the smoother, so you need to recognize great communication, whether you are personally delivering it or whether you hire an internal communications manager.
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£50000 - £55000 per annum
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£60000 - £65000 per annum
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Country Sales Manager Austria
£50000.00 - £56000.00 per annum Plus Bonus
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Country Sales Manager Netherlands
£50000.00 - £56000.00 per annum Plus Bonus
Country Sales Manager - NetherlandsAmsterdam/RotterdamRole ProfileIf you have a strong sales background within the alcoholic drinks industry, then this could be the perfect role for you! A great oppor...
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£32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum plus benefits
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£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum Benefits
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Supply Chain Coordinator (12 month FTC)
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£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum Benefits
Supply Chain Coordinator - 12 Month FTC Oldham £28,000 - £30,000 Are you a Purchasing Assistant or Junior Buyer looking to step up in to a varied and more challenging role? Would you like to ...
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