Business Manager - Programme Office

Job Title: Business Manager - Programme Office
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH15685_1498756068
Contact Name: Danielle Sherman
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 29, 2017 18:07

Job Description

One of my Asset Management clients is looking for a new Business Manager to help set up a new Programme Office and framework for project delivery. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring all projects are being delivered in a controlled way that will deliver benefits to the business. As well as supporting the executive team with the development of the business strategy.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Designing, delivering and managing the governance lifecycle for all transformation programmes
  • Management of the PMO and ensuring good project management techniques
  • Production of project reports for the ExCo
  • Ownership of the change budget and overseeing project financials and forecasting future spend
  • Validation of benefits realisation
  • Own continuous improvement of governance model

Essential experience:

  • Experience of running programme governance within Financial Services industry
  • Project Management experience within Financial Services industry running medium to large scale projects
  • Effective senior stakeholder management
  • Fully competent in the use of MS Office applications and other project tools and methodologies
  • Strong understanding of financial control principles as they apply to projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Experience of Investment Management organisations
  • Experience of dealing directly with technology teams, external suppliers and good technical awareness within a financial services institution