We are working with an international law firm to recruit an accomplished programme director to deliver a significant transformation of how the firm runs its business services functions.

Ideal candidates must have successfully led and delivered complex transformations of multidisciplinary operating models from initiation to realisation of full benefits.

Experience of working in a professional services environment or complex corporate environment is required.

Working with the senior executive team the role holder will be responsible for the delivery of a large-scale complex transformation programme. This will include:

  • Delivery of this large scale and complex programme to achieve the desired agreed business outcomes on time, to quality and budget using defined methods, processes and tools
  • Working with relevant teams to deliver a well-defined change and communications plan
  • Ensuring that the programme level governance committee and other key senior stakeholders are provided with appropriate reporting and escalations are well managed and dealt with 
  • Active management of the programme plan/roadmap with a laser focus on driving forward the critical path, handling changes as they arise and keeping stakeholders focused on the agreed outcomes and benefits
  • Manages changes through the change control process. Challenges and intervenes where there is scope creep, budget overrun and plan slippage.

The ideal candidate will have in-depth experience as a Programme Director with a proven track record of successful delivery with programmes that have a high degree of business change. Experience building and maintaining relationships with senior C-level stakeholders and of using and tailoring best of breed project management processes and tools is also required.


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Job Details

Job Ref: 894020
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: Competitive


Julius Reeves Julius Reeves


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