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    Programme Delivery Requirements Manager

    Hampshire | Maritime and Coastguard Agency

    Job Details
    Category: Government & Defence
    Posted 6 days ago

    Location

    Southampton

    About the job Job summary

    We welcome applications from all communities and we don't discriminate against any identity. We're interested to hear from you, regardless of your background.

    Do you have experience of gathering and managing requirements in a project environment?

    Do you have excellent interpersonal and strong communication skills?

    Would you love a varied role and the opportunity to work on a range of interesting projects?

    If so, we'd love to hear from you!


    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) implements the government's maritime safety policy in the United Kingdom and works to prevent the loss of life and occurrence of pollution on the coast and at sea.

    Safer lives, Safer ships, Cleaner seas.

    Our vision is to be a world-leading organisation, accelerating the transition to sustainable shipping with non-negotiable safety standards. We put our people, our customers and our planet at the heart of everything we do.

    Find out more about what it's like working at the Department for Transport .

    Job description

    We have an interesting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join us at the MCA as the Programme Delivery Requirements Manager within the Programme Delivery Directorate.

    The Directorate is responsible for the successful delivery of high value and complex major projects and programmes across HM Coastguard (HMCG) and the wider MCA, ensuring they achieve the intended outcomes and provide value for money.

    Reporting directly to the HMCG Operational Senior User, the Programme Delivery Requirements Manager will liaise with a variety of users and stakeholders to accurately scope, gather and define requirements whilst also taking responsibility for their ongoing management. This will including implementing governance and assurance reviews to ensure the effective delivery of programmes and projects.

    The successful applicant will enjoy collaboration across numerous internal and external stakeholders including colleagues within MCA, the Department for Transport, other government departments and other emergency services. They will liaise with the appropriate subject matter experts to evaluate solutions and develop relevant outputs presenting the recommendations to interested parties.

    The Programme Delivery Requirements Manager will help shape future services and capabilities through the capture of lessons learned on both existing and upcoming projects and programmes. They will also be involved in the evaluation and moderation of bids to support procurement exercises.

    This role offers a real variety of work with the role holder being involved in numerous exciting projects spanning areas including search and rescue aviation, maritime operations and counter pollution operations. No two days are the same with the varied projects and opportunity to travel across the UK to collaborate with stakeholders.

    This role will be based in the Southampton HQ. The MCA however supports flexible working and operates a hybrid working model between home and office for this role, giving you greater flexibility over where and when you work. Details of the arrangement will be discussed further with your line manager.

    There will be a requirement for travel on official duty within the UK, which may involve overnight stays away from home. A full driving licence valid for driving in the UK is required.

    Person specification

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Working closely with key stakeholders to identify, capture and develop high-level statement of service users need (single statement of users need (SSUN , performing regular reviews with stakeholders to ensure that the SSUN remains relevant to all stakeholders. This will draw on the strategic vision for a Programme or Project as set by the Programme/Project Director.
    • Identifying and liaising with the appropriate SMEs to develop the definition what good looks like against each operational requirement and develop an appropriate evaluation strategy and a testing plan.
    • Providing support to HMCG's Operational Senior User to identify and liaise with the relevant MCA, DfT and OGD stakeholders, in relation to a Programme or Projects requirements
    • Supporting the development of designated areas of key procurement documentation (ITT, Evaluation strategy, Business cases, benefits capture etc)

    For an in-depth insight into the role, please refer to the Role Profile attached to this advert.

    About You

    We would like to be joined by a productive individual with excellent interpersonal skills and experience in the gathering and management of requirements for commercial projects or programmes.

    You have excellent communication skills and are confident engaging with stakeholders at all levels. You enjoy working collaboratively with a variety of people across multiple organisations, engaging professionally and productively. Your personable approach means you're able to quickly build up trusted and positive working relationships which allows you to get the best out people in order to collect and understand requirements.

    Good time management skills are key to this role and your fantastic organisational skills mean you are able to balance and reprioritise multiple tasks and changing priorities.

    You are a critical thinker who makes clear and reasoned judgements and are process-driven in order to achieve successful results.

    Licences

    A full driving licence valid for driving within the UK is required.

    Behaviours

    We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

    • Communicating and Influencing
    • Delivering at Pace
    • Seeing the Big Picture
    • Working Together
    • Making Effective Decisions
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