Version 1 Belfast

Programme Manager

Department: Digital Development & Architecture


Company Description

Version 1 is celebrating 25 years in the IT industry this year and we continue to be trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success. 

Version 1 is not just a Microsoft Gold Partner, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and an Oracle OPN Modern partner; we are also an award-winning employer and our employees are at the heart of Version 1.

We invest in a strong culture of wellness through programs that help our employees create their journey toward optimal wellbeing. This framework is based on the ‘Strength in Balance‘ theme and this seen again in our Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Team motto “Bring Your Difference“. 

Job Description

We are looking for a Programme Manager to join an established team for one of our key clients in the Public Sector to deliver on the next phase of the programme of work. In this role you will be covering all aspects of the programme with a focus on project delivery for the client, managing internal teams, and working with vendors and other third parties on whom the project is dependent. The role will require extensive experience with the planning, project governance, project interdependence affecting the project, risks, project benefits realisation, project resources, project budget, communication, and measurement.

  • Support the Head of Operations and Business Owner in all aspects of the programme’s delivery and governance.
  • Overall scope and budget tracking 
  • Co-ordinating scope allocation across projects
  • Managing dependencies between projects
  • Project planning and forecasting
  • Project governance, RAID log management and reporting
  • Stakeholder communication, team, and senior executive level
  • Vendor and Third-party management
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Programme Manager  
  • At least 2+ years agile PM experience
  • Stakeholder engagement experience  
  • PowerPoint expert
  • Good at creating and driving successful project plans.
  • Street smart re: executive communications
  • IT services and Public Sector background.
  • In-depth review of customer collateral 
  • Review of operations procedures 
  • 3rd level qualification in relevant field or similar 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects large SDLC projects within a large multinational
  • PRINCE 2, PMP or similar Project Management certification 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal 
Additional Information

Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private healthcare cover, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

Consistently Rated a Top Workplace By Our People

Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

Learn about our Culture

Award-Winning Employee Focus

    UK, 2019-2021
    IRELAND, 2012-2021
    AWARD, 2018-2021
    IN TECH, 2019 & 2020
    AWARD, 2019 & 2020

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