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Programme Manager

RS Group
Corby, GB
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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Project and Program Management
Contract Type
Full Time

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Digital Transformation Programme Manager
Location: Hybrid (London or Corby)
RS Group is currently seeking an accomplished Digital Transformation Programme Manager to join our team permanently. In this role, you will be instrumental in developing, managing, and delivering strategic global multi-year complex change programs that aim to revolutionize the RS Group customer experience, transform operational practices and processes, and implement cutting-edge digital technologies.

What you'll be doing:
  • Provide leadership to cross-functional program and project teams by defining objectives, ways of working, and tactics to drive collaboration towards program objectives.
  • Guide cross-functional teams in developing detailed project schedules, milestones, plans, budgets, scopes, timelines, and risk mitigation plans.
  • Develop and implement the program governance framework, overseeing planning, design, and monitoring of program delivery, including risk and issue management.
  • Prepare, gain approval for, refine, and update business cases justifying program initiation and/or continuation in terms of benefits, costs, and risks.
  • Lead the program team, to engage the global business to drive change adoption, coordinating individual projects, managing interdependencies, and resolving risks and issues.
  • Facilitate trade-off decisions between quality, costs, scope, and time.
  • Establish and manage a multi-million/multi-year budget management process to monitor costs and benefits.
  • Manage financial aspects of the program, ensuring successful delivery.
  • Ensure programs and projects prioritize customer needs, incorporating internal and external data sources to shape project delivery focused on enhancing customer experience.
  • Lead and prepare program tender processes, collaborating with Legal, Procurement, and Program colleagues to identify and select partners. Oversee external delivery.
About you:

As the Programme Manager, you will oversee all aspects of new and existing programs/projects from initiation to close, serving as the single point of contact for all program activities, schedules, and statuses. This role requires the ability to work with initiative, operate globally at scale, and demonstrate developed problem-solving skills with coaching from the VP of Strategic Transformation.

Ideal candidates should have expertise in the following areas:
  • Recognized Project or Programme Management qualification (e.g., Agile, Waterfall, Prince2, or MSP) or equivalent experience.
  • B2B experience.
  • Proven experience delivering large-scale, multi-million-pound transformational change programs globally, resulting in significant benefits realization.
  • Hands-on delivery experience, managing end-to-end digital front-end transformation and digital initiatives.
  • Experience in digitalizing internal processes and front-end transformation.

The extras you'll get

At RS, as well as the usual employee benefits you'd expect from a FTSE listed company, including annual performance bonus, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, private healthcare, in the UK&I, we've just introduced a number of new Family Friendly Policies including:
  • Help for people to take control of ongoing Health conditions such as diabetes or asthma with £500 a year available for monitoring & consultation
  • Support for Neurodiverse colleagues and families with neurodiverse members with needs assessment, diagnosis and post diagnostic support for autism spectrum, ADHD and Tourette's syndrome
  • Support for Women at different life stages from streamlined fertility support through to diagnosis and monitoring of both endometriosis and menopause
  • Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues, including voice coaching, facial surgery and gender confirmation surgery
  • Additions to Fertility coverage including IVF for lesbian couples and information/support around surrogacy and adoption for all.

We are RS

At RS we've been solving engineering problems for over 80 years: big ones, small ones, easy and difficult ones. We turn the 'what ifs' into the 'why nots', the impossible into the possible.

Our purpose? Making amazing happen for a better world.

We offer service and product solutions. We send out a parcel every 2 seconds, to over 130 countries. We provide over 700,000 in-stock and over 3 million unstocked products to more than 1.2 million customers.

We want people like you, as you are curious about things, you like doing things differently and also in a human way with empathy. Because that's exactly how we partner with people - our customers, suppliers, colleagues and communities - to solve problems.

We'll also invest in your development and wellbeing - because building a more diverse and inclusive culture, being ethical, responsible and committed to our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) action plan is at the heart of everything we do.

Come and join us and we'll help you to think big, do more and unleash your brilliance, so you do amazing things too.




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