Head of Programme Delivery

Republic of Ireland, Dublin
Up to €120000.00 per annum
27 Aug 2021
24 Sep 2021
JN -082021-202976
Niall Ramsbottom
Contract Type
Full Time
About the job
Adecco have an amazing opportunity for a Head of Programme Delivery with a leading electric power transmission operator based in Dublin, Ireland. The purpose of this company is to transform the power system for future generations and the primary goal is to lead Ireland's electricity sector on sustainability and decarbonisation.

The Role:
In this role you will work with a team of world leading system operators, to bring governance, structure and organisation to large scale strategic projects, ensuring effective and engaging report. You will support to the Chief Innovation and Planning Officer (CIPO) in shaping the departmental business plan and maximise the teams' communication tools and tactics.

Key responsibilities:
*Create, lead and engage a top performing team of programme management experts to deliver on strategic objectives while ensuring that the appropriate capabilities are available to deliver on the future needs of the company
*Collaborate with internal stakeholders across departments, vendors, and subject matter experts to create and execute complex project plans and schedules, bringing projects in on-time and within budget
*Lead the internal processes across the directorate to prioritise the business project portfolio to meet the Group strategic ambition and working within the regulatory price control frameworks
*Drive a culture of delivery across the CIPO function
*Manage the relationship with Distribution System Operators
*Develop a 1 to 5 year delivery plan with the Distribution System Operators
*Act as a point of escalate and proactively work to resolve key issues arising for the company on System Operator matters.
*Manage the procurement, on boarding, deployment and overall performance of strategic partners and experts to ensure the overall ambition of CIPO and the group are being achieved service at effective cost levels in line with the agreed processes for key vendor management
*Coordinate the total resource needs across the CIPO function
*Work with the Head of Regulation to manage the CIPO engagements with the Regulatory Authorities
*Drive standards for project and programme management in line with best practice in the sector and manage overall resource demand and portfolio planning, to proactively managed resourcing, financial management, organisational change management, business benefits, risk management and end to end Quality Assurance.
*Develop the metrics and milestones to monitor progress across the directorate enabling the continuous review and refinement of strategies and plans
*Exemplify and role model the values and leadership behaviours expected of a senior leader in the organisation and lead the process of cultural transformation within the business unit.
*Partner with the Finance and HR teams to manage budget, headcount and labour plans in line with the Delegated Control Framework and group guidelines
*Ensure quality of output from cross-functional teams, and ensure deliverables are current and accessible
*Measure the stakeholder experience setting out initiatives to review and improve the experience via focused initiatives and systematic Customer Feedback processes
*Manage budget, workforce planning and procurement processes in line with the Delegated Control Framework and Group guidelines and policies and report on the management of same on a quarterly basis
*Maintain excellent verbal and written communication with all stakeholders; provide insights to enhance communications across the directorate teams
*Proactively build project management skills and expertise by learning and embracing new technology, staying abreast of industry developments and best practices
Key Experience Required:
*Experience of delivering excellence in project management services within projects and programs - which should include business case writing, scoping, scheduling, planning, risk management, programme financial management and reporting, resource management, vendor management and portfolio / programme governance
*Experience of creating, leading and influencing high performing teams in changing circumstances
*Exceptional relationship management skills, capable of procuring and managing complex partnership structures to deliver highly technical solutions in support of the company's strategy
*Able to anticipate and manage risk
*Exceptional people leader, able to set out a vision and plan, and bring employees with her/him on the change journey
*Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances, demonstrate resilience and be comfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity

Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.