Programme Support Specialist

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Programme Support Specialist
6 Month (Contract)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Programme Finance and Governance Specialist to join one of our most high profile Programmes of work.  If you know MBNL, you’ll know this is a chance to join the UK leader in 5G services on behalf of our joint-venture shareholders, EE and Three.

The Role
You will be the right-hand and DOA to the Senior Programme Manager working on IT Service Transformation at MBNL, and as such we will be looking for you to:

• Provide assurance on behalf of the Senior Programme Manager on all aspects of programme governance, forecasting and quality controls.

• To lead on programme level risk and issue management reporting and response strategies and to ensure change management is controlled effectively

• Responsible for supporting the Senior Programme Manager and extended programme team on financial aspects of the Programme.

What we’re looking for:

• Extensive experience of Financial Management  - Operationalising forecasting and budgeting for the programme.

• Excellent presentation and reporting skills – Programme support including, control processes, creating and supporting SteerCo packs, raising POs, change requests and impact assessments.

• Vendor management and engagement skills – being able to handle escalations up to Director level within supplier organisations, and holding 3rd parties to account as well as challenging commercials where needed.

• Significant and demonstrable experience in financial management of large scale, high value (>£5M) programmes. Preferably in a telecommunications operator organisation.

• Strong experience of financial and management accounting including CAPEX and OPEX cost control of Suppliers, 3rd Parties and retained teams.


If this sounds like a role you can take hold of, and want to work in an Agile, dynamic yet challenging environment in the heart of Reading, we would love to hear from you!


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