Data Centre Programme Manager

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    £500.00 - £600.00 / Day
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
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  • Deadline:
    October 4, 2019

Cambridgeshire County Council are currently working alongside Spencer Clarke Group to recruit an Data Centre Programme Manager

 The roles are Full Time and operates on a 6+Month ongoing contract We are looking to get people started as soon as possible.

The daily rate is £500 to £600 (inside ir35) Negotiable dependent upon experience and we are hoping to get someone started as soon as possible.

Working hours – Full Time

The requirement is to: 

  • Plan the delivery of the overall Data Centre programme and its activities from start to completion involving deadlines, milestones and tasks and activities with any associated processes.
  • Work with senior stakeholders, both within CCC and partners to define and shape the programme, including prioritising the order of works based on business needs.
  • Where necessary and in conjunction with the Strategic IT Lead and Head of IT & Digital Services develop business cases for funding projects that sit within the Data Centre programme.  Provide papers in support of business cases and present where necessary.
  • Balance objectives between projects (including across different customer/partner organisations) and redeploy people and resources as priorities change.
  • Keep senior management informed with appropriately detailed reports or presentations
  • Ensure that risk and issue management procedures are robust at both a programme and project level.  Identify and evaluate the risks associated with programme activities and take appropriate action to control the risks.
  • Supervise project managers involved in the Data Centre programme through matrix and direct line management.  Liaise with Project Managers at partner sites to facilitate programme delivery.
  • Lead and keep under review the allocation of resources to prioritise projects, making adjustments as required to ensure key objectives are met whilst managing competing demands.


  • Degree in the relevant subject area, Project Management  Prince2/MSP/LEAN practitioner qualification or demonstrable relevant experience, Management qualification ILM, DMS, Managing successful programmes in programme delivery
  • Technical knowledge of complex technical environments, knowledge of MS office and programme management software


  • Proven ability to work effectively with IT delivery, customers and suppliers.
  • Experience of working with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive peer group.
  • Engaging with subcontracted 3rd parties to ensure delivery to the contracted service.
  • Experience of resource management in matrix environment.
  • Significant experience of leading major high-profile programmes within an agreed parameter of time, cost and quality.
  • Demonstrable results in managing complex projects and experience with negotiating win-wind agreements

If you know of anyone that may be suitable and interested in the role, please pass on this advert and our details and activate your £250 referral bonus

We also have a number of role across the UK so get in touch!!!

If you are interested in this role or would like to know more information, please contact Khalsa at Spencer Clarke Group


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