Programme Manager

Location : Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales
Job Ref : EJ726
Consultant : Edward Jeffs
Sector : RL
Salary : £50k - 60k per year


EJ726 – Programme Manager

Location: Pontypridd

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Programme Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

You will have a key role in leading a varied portfolio of work, taking projects through development to successful, safe delivery by regulated contract management.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee planning, management and delivery of all portfolio projects by following the project lifecycle processes to ensure the team can deliver safely, on time, to cost and to quality.
  • Provide health and safety governance by identifying and mapping out Construction Design Management (CDM) 2015 obligations for projects within the portfolio of works to maintain compliance.
  • Manage the establishment of the initial project baseline to provide effective measurement and control; the baseline will encompass project documentation, key deliverables, delivery strategy, resource requirements, outputs/measures, risks, key dates and cost information.
  • Identify, log and manage all significant risks which could affect the delivery of the portfolio, working with the Risk Manager, ensuring that an owner is allocated to each risk and that a Risk Log is developed and maintained.
  • Identify opportunities within the portfolio of work and lead the promotion and sharing of best practice between projects to maximise outcome vs budget.
  • Establish relationships and foster clear lines of communication with external stakeholders, to ensure requirements and expectations are mapped and fully understood.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Professional qualification such as relevant degree, APM, PRINCE2.
  • Experience of working on multi-disciplinary projects, including managing budgets and having planning and programme responsibility.
  • Knowledge and experience of effective contract management.
  • Experience of managing complex interfaces with multiple contractors.
  • Experience in rail civil engineering or an equivalent sector.
  • A demonstrable ability to develop, lead and motivate a team.


  • Welsh language skills.

Location: Pontypridd

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000

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