Program Manager Jobs in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Sword is a leader in data insights, digital transformation, and technology services with a substantial reputation in software development, complex business IT projects and mission critical operations. With over 2,500 Technology, Digital amp; Software specialists working globally, we unlock solutions to the most critical business technology challenges.Having the right people is essential for us to deliver the exceptional levels of service that our clients deserve. Our skilled team are experts in their field with market-leading experience and accreditation levels.Sword partner with private and public sector organisations across Finance, Manufacturing, Media, Energy and Government who count on the Sword team to deliver innovative Information Technology and Information Management solutions and services.We have an opportunity for a Program Manager to join our Team. In this post, you’ll leverage your program management experience to deliver significant IT projects managing large technology teams as part of a larger technology enabled business programme. These projects will demand experience of IT project oversight, and extensive stakeholder engagement. RequirementsSubstantial experience of managing multiple projects as part of a larger technology enabled business program. Experience of managing large technology teams in a cross functional organisation. Strong leadership skills, with the ability to develop and communicate the programme objectives, inspire and motivate staff, and maintain alignment with IS and business strategy.Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain and sell the programme goals and objectives to the stakeholders and to technical leadership.Strong business acumen, including industry and domain-specific knowledge of the organisation and its business units.Familiarity with industry trends and innovation, and how other organisations are using them to drive digital businessConflict resolution, influencing and negotiation experience and skills in an environment with high competition for resourcesStrong project planning and execution skillsAbility to develop projects and deliver them against financial and resource constraintsProven track record with the use of reporting tools to monitor programme activities and analyse programme performanceStrong knowledge of project management principles including Waterfall and AgileQualifications in one of the following project delivery methodology or frameworks and experience of others, such as:

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