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Cyber Programme Manager

Cyber Programme Manager

Posted 17 April by Pontoon
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Cyber Programme Manager
Predominantly remote: Onsite in Warwick when needed (1-2 days per month)
6 months+
£750 - £800 per day

In short: Commercially and stakeholder-focused Programme Manager with Cyber experience in IT (utilities or Operational Technology would be nice) required to oversee and drive an OFGEM-driven regulatory mandated programme.

Focus: less on technical and more towards a commercial mindset and engagement with 3rd party suppliers.

In full:

  • The Cyber Programme Manager is responsible for the day to day managing, leading, controlling, and supporting the programme team toward a successful business outcome (one that achieves the stated benefits for the project) within the appropriate time, cost and quality criteria.
  • Adhering to all Cyber standards and procedures as determined by the Steering Committee and Programme Board, the Cyber Programme Manager delivers the agreed project/s from initiation to completion.
  • To develop and coordinate briefing materials for key external stakeholders, including DCMS, DESNZ, OFGEM and NCSC. Briefing materials to include risk and compliance positions as well as delivery updates.
  • To develop and coordinate internal governance materials, informing senior leadership of the latest threat, risk and delivery position.
  • The programme role is responsible for the key day to day interfaces between the project teams and the rest of System Operator business.

Key accountabilities:

  • Work with the Programme Sponsor and senior business stakeholders to develop and agree the overall direction and integrity of the programme
  • Maintaining programme documentation as required to ensure compliance with relevant policies and regulatory requirements
  • Work with IT and Security as required to deliver all relevant technological components and any relevant processes which must be adhered to
  • Ensure the programme team are integrated and fully understand the Delivery Process within the wider Strategy & Investment security portfolio
  • Work with the central security team to develop and align the overall direction and integrity of the programme
  • Provide effective leadership to the programme team, ensuring that team members are supported, motivated and developing their skills and experience
  • Ensure all stakeholders including client, business management, users, staff, operational and engineers, IT, Security (as required) fully understand the objectives and scope of the programme.
    • Effectively estimate and monitor programme level tasks, costs, time scales, resource requirements and finances for the successful completion of the programme. Appropriate intervention and management where these deviate from agreed tolerances complying with governance, business sanctioning authorities and finance procedures as required
    • Manage programme finances covering all projects, initiative and pilot workstreams
    • Management of effective change control procedures ensuring formal approval for any changes to the approved scope and documented
    • Manage the production of the required deliverables of the programme and ensuring appropriate review process is in place and approvals are obtained
    • Prepare and maintain project, stage, exception and quality plans and track activities against these plans. Provide regular and accurate reports to the Client Lead as required
    • Identify, assess and manage the risks, assumptions, issues and decisions (RAID) to the success of the programme, including developing effective mitigation where required
    • Ensure the programme is formally closed and documented. Lessons learnt are captured and the projects status and reports are updated
    • Manage any handover/transition as required to Business as Usual (BAU) as per the scope/objectives of the programme by providing support and guidance to the Business Change

Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.

Required skills

  • Cyber
  • Programme Management
  • OT

Reference: 52488998

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