Senior Programme Manager at Bank of England, London/Remote, 12 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Hybrid (London, UK)
  • Jun 06, 2024
6 Months or more Finance Information Technology Management

Contract Description


Senior Programme Manager Inside IR35

Contract Term: 12 months

Contracting Authority: Bank of England

Location: Hybrid with 2-3 days in London  


The Bank of England is the UK 's central bank. Our mission is to deliver monetary and financial stability for the British people.


The Bank of England is a diverse organisation. Each of its 4,000 people are committed to public service and dedicated to promoting the good of the people of the United Kingdom by maintaining monetary and financial stability.

SC Clearance is an essential requirement for this role, as a minimum you must be eligible and willing to undergo these checks.

As a Senior Programme Manager, your main responsibilities will be

  • Planning and defining a new programme, including all work streams and roles all within an agile framework
  • Working with the Product Owner on important aspects of roadmap development and delivery,
  • Leading communications for the Programme Bank wide,
  • All aspects of the transformation programme and its leadership and governance within their defined programme,
  • Overall leadership for day-to-day operation of the programme to ensure performance and milestones are met,
  • Overall responsibility for the outcomes of the programme and the projects within its scope,
  • Setting appropriate programme goals and objectives and deploying resources to deliver them,
  • Taking decisions in accordance with (appropriate) risk framework and problem solving, escalating decisions as appropriate,
  • Providing leadership in planning and managing project management services ensuring the project portfolio is designed, planned, implemented, and improved in line with both current and future business needs,
  • Ensuring that the programme and the wider programme office complies with all bank processes and reporting requirements,
  • Ensure stakeholder interests are identified and addressed. Segment and manage multiple stakeholder groups appropriately in complex environments. Build consensus across a large and often diverse group of stakeholders.

You’ll have relevant experience in:

  • Proven track record of leading large complex programmes and creating data transformation roadmaps,
  • Managing Senior stakeholders
  • Delivering Microsoft 365 technologies, in particular SharePoint Online
  •  Strong operating model definition experience as the change is transformation of roles.
  • The delivery of document management systems and successful business change approaches
  • Working in an Agile, fast-paced, and demanding environment,
  • Solid understanding of data software development principals, lifecycle models and methodologies within Agile and Scrum,
  •  Thinking strategically, using judgement, and prioritising effectively, including sharing responsibility for setting the Bank’s investment strategy,
  •  Understanding of Banking environments