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  • Job reference: FG-005783
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: London

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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and programme management consultancies operating at the forefront of the property and industry sectors. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing high quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise to our clients.

To help realise our ambitious growth plans with our existing client base, Faithful+Gould is looking for an ambitious and respected Programme Manager with strong and proven relevant programme delivery experience. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the programme management team in London, and will work closely with the UK programme management community. You will play a key role in growing one of our strategic sectors and service streams.

Based in our London office, you will contribute to the programme management business plan, work on key client accounts, drive innovation in our service delivery, and foster a collaborative working environment with the wider group.

• Work closely with the PM Director, and other Regional sector leads to grow our market share by maximising opportunities with existing clients and potentially bringing new clients and opportunities to the business
• Set and maintain excellent Programme & Portfolio Management service delivery standards

• Establish programme and portfolio management offers for our clients, and implement the service offer.

• Manage complex programmes of work, often within complex stakeholder environments.

• Work within client portfolio management offices to support capability growth.
• Support the Programme Management lead in continually improving our service delivery toolkit and establishing best practice in the Programme & Portfolio Management community
• Support in meeting/exceeding KPIs set for the business
• Help the development of the highest quality marketing collateral to support tenders and meetings with prospective clients
• Collaboration with other offices, service streams, sectors and the wider Faithful+Gould/SNC Lavalin business to provide combined and innovative solutions to improve our competitive advantage within the Programme and Portfolio sphere.

• MSP practitioner or equivalent qualification, knowledge of the approach to Programme Management Office (PMO).
• Ability and track record in identifying, planning, implementing and executing programmes or portfolio of works, that are complex in nature.
• Full understanding of the component parts of projects and overall programme management techniques.
• Track record of winning and delivering programmes of work in London is essential.

• Experience of programme risk/issue management, mitigation and programme reporting, in addition to Change management.
• Experience of stakeholder mapping and techniques.
• Fluency with the different procurement methods available in the industry.
• High standard of proficiency in oral and written communication and ability to structure, review and direct appropriately.
• Confident use of Microsoft Office and other role related software package.
• Detailed knowledge of our competitors, understand our market differentiators and help to shape them going forward

The Individual
• This is a great opportunity for an up and coming star in the programme management sector in London
• Charismatic, resourceful, energetic and enthusiastic
• Individually strong but a good team player
• Engaging and approachable with strong communication and presentation skills
• Able to inspire the next generation
• Innovative, ambitious and confident
• Market savvy and commercially minded, able to see the opportunity and land it

Faithful+Gould want to hear from you.

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.

All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.