Job details

Location
Sydney CBD
Salary
Up to AU$300000 per annum
Job Type
Contract
Ref
36038_1637627071
Contact
Brydi Ray
Contact email
Email Brydi
Posted
13 days ago

Job details

Location
Sydney CBD
Salary
Up to AU$300000 per annum
Job Type
Contract
Ref
36038_1637627071
Contact
Brydi Ray
Contact email
Email Brydi
Posted
13 days ago

Talenza have been engaged by one of the nation's most influential media organisations to source a Programme Director.

This is a fixed term 18-month contract based in Sydney.

The Role:

As the Programme Director, you will play a critical role in the delivery of large and complex programs across the company, that support execution against strategy. You will collaborate with business stakeholders to plan, execute, and deliver the programs on time, in budget, and within scope in accordance with business priorities. Throughout the lifecycle of the program, you will support the team to execute against an agreed plan, track program status, manage budget, manage program team resources, and effectively manage and mitigate issues and risks.

This hands-on role requires a self-starter willing to drive programs and take ownership where needed to ensure successful delivery, and also work well as part of a broader team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide significant leadership and help build high performing teams using expert techniques to help them establish collaborative ways of working, teaching them agile principles and practices and guide them towards autonomy and continuous improvement.
  • Define program scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals.
  • Create and execute program plans and evaluate trade-offs between program size, complexity, cost and stakeholder value.
  • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria.
  • Ensure all program adherence to the governance frameworks.
  • Define and track key milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan.
  • Ensure all programs meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in the business case.
  • Plan and manage the business change associated with the program.
  • Manage internal & external stakeholders.

Skills & Experience Needed:

  • Experience delivering multi-year programs in a complex business environment.
  • Experience providing program leadership to both business and technology teams.
  • Thorough understanding of project management principles, tooling and techniques, with Agile project management experience essential.
  • Strong influencer who drives action.
  • Hand-on delivery focus.

Benefits:

  • Competitive pay rate
  • Collaborative environment
  • Opportunity to innovate, challenge the norm and pioneer the way forward
  • Variety of work where no two days are the same
  • Exposure to global operations and networks
  • Make a difference as part of Australia's most influential media organisation

To apply online, please click on the apply button.