Programme Director Digital Transformation

IT Programme Director to lead an exciting Digital Transformation for a market leading global organsiation.

Client Details

Leading Consumer / Retail Organisation


IT Programme Director to lead an exciting Digital Transformation for a market leading global organisation.

The IT Department is responsible for supporting and maintaining the company's IT systems through the IT Services team and for enhancing and developing the IT provision through the Projects and Governance team.

The Digital Programme Director is a member of the senior IT Management Team.

Working within Group IT this role will be responsible for the initiation, leadership and delivery of Digital IT initiatives across the organisation.

The Digital Programme Director will provide support to the IT Director and ensure:

  • the management of the Digital IT Programme such that it is delivered on time, to budget, and with the anticipated level of business benefit
  • a high level of structure in the project teams with appropriate governance and adherence to formal frameworks (in a way that is aligned to teams agile way of working)
  • the programme's financial performance, risks and issues are closely monitored and clearly communicated to IT and business leaders

Digital Programme Director Technical Specification:

Extremely strong project management and change management background able to effectively deliver projects in line with the companies long-term strategy. Digital IT Programme delivery experience with recognisable companies

  1. Multi million pound Programme Management experience, demonstrating ability to deliver on time and to budget
  2. Formal programme / project management qualifications
  3. Work across disparate user groups to establish single set of requirements based on maximising business benefit
  4. Build and manage stakeholder relationships and lead / direct senior people across the business
  5. Bridge business requirements with technology - ensuring that the programme is led from the business problem rather than from the technology candidate will have a senior IT management background, with competency / experience in the following areas:
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in IT, at least 2 of which are leading complex Digital IT change programmes
  • Able to demonstrate experience of project delivery
  • Formal programme / project management qualifications
  • A thorough understanding of all different aspects of project and programme management, and can explain and direct others to deliver these.
  • Experience of reporting into board level
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills
  • Extremely well organised and detail oriented
  • Confident, driven and have a strong determination to succeed


Programme Director Digital Transformation


  • Highly motivated with excellent communication skills, able to integrate well at all levels
  • A professional and flexible attitude while multi-tasking at an extremely fast pace
  • High levels of personal energy and an ability to energise others
  • A strong customer led, work ethic and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Maintain complete confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Excellent English language skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to anticipate and manage conflicts
  • Seeks to understand and support change
  • Acts swiftly and decisively
  • Passionate about providing an exceptional service to customers and continually improving
  • Manages rapidly changing priorities with a calm attitude and professional manner
  • Shows dedication and commitment to ensure work is completed within timescales

Job Offer

£120k to £130k + Package

Job reference information
Advertiser Michael Page Technology
Contact Name Tom Ferguson
Telephone +44 207 269 2461 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference 13808365/001_1489480657

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