Head Of Programme Strategy Development HE job in Walsall at Highways Agency

Head of Programme Strategy & Development (HE)

Company: Highways Agency

Location: West Midlands UK

Date Posted:May 16, 2018

About Us Job Description:The Role:The Head of Programme Strategy and Development role is be based within our highly successful Major Projects Directorate under our popular Regional Investment Programme. This unique and exciting 9 month secondment will be based within our growing Sponsorship and Development Team, driving focus on the outcomes of our investments to maximise benefits for our customers and value for money for our clients. The role holder is accountable for the programme wide strategy, benefits, value and business case development. The role includes a range of diverse accountabilities including leading best practice across Major Projects in value and benefits management and imbedding its integration into RIP. Ensuring coordination between corporate and project environments and providing leadership and internal challenge to project business cases. You will lead on the future development of the RIP Programme including its programme delivery strategy. The role holder will interface with the rest of the business on programme definition and development, acting as gate keeper in accepting projects into the Programme.Acting as key RIP interface on RIS 2 and managing the future RIP strategy you will contribute significantly to the successful delivery of the Roads Investment Programme.National role so regular travel should be expected. Day to Day:Accountable for accepting new projects into the RIP Programme.Liaising closely with the Operations Directorate, Strategy and Planning and the Capital Portfolio Management team, the post holder will be the main link for into developing Future Roads Period PlansOwn the Major Project's Value Management and Benefit Management Processes, managing the in house team that provides assurance to the regional sponsors Provide the link between Major Projects and the Chief Analyst in order to provide professional economic and transport planning support to the regional sponsors.Collating and disseminating best practice and learning across the development and sponsorship function across MP Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders inside and outside of Highways England, building trust, gaining commitment to the programme and individual project objectives and benefitsUnderstand the core business drivers, environment and organisation, and manage aspects of uncertainty to maintain clarity with and for project delivery teams, reconciling different stakeholder requirements.Positively representing, and safeguarding the reputation of, the project, the programme and Ensure a commercially viable options appraisal is delivered which takes into account a full understanding of value for money, requirements, risks and interdependencies of asset failure throughout the local and strategic network. About you:Senior leader and decision-maker with the credibility to work across corporate and functional boundaries, and ability to work effectively in a political environment. Proven and Diverse Infrastructure delivery leadership experienceDemonstrable experience of leading people through regulated governance and assuranceProven success in leading Value and Benefits Management and business cases for the successful delivery of major infrastructure projectsProven success managing diverse teams, in a complex customer facing organisation, using a recognised Programme and Project frameworkEvidence of working successfully to influence Programmes, Projects and Project managers both within and outside of the immediate team. Evidence of the successful engagement with internal and external clients and stakeholders and development of collaborative relationships with delivery partners. Evidence of developing and delivering business strategies and portfolios and influencing project prioritisationApplying:All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert View full job description
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