We're looking for skilled, expert and motivated people who'll help us meet national needs in Defence, Transportation, Energy and Water. Our future success depends on having the very best team of people who will help us to meet our customers’ complex challenges by providing our solutions faster, with more innovation and at less cost.
This is where you come in:
Due to the expansion of Costain’s Professional services requirements across the UK, we are currently recruiting for innovative Programme / Portfolio Managers to join our expanding P3M Team.
In support of our ambitious growth plans, we are looking to bolster our service offering and delivery to our clients, by seeking additional highly skilled professionals to join us in the next phase of our journey.
Working with clients’ management teams, you will review, analyse, develop and improve the effectiveness of existing processes in relation to delivery, transformational change and control management. This position also carries responsibility for the development and implementation of organisational strategies, policies and practices to improve client Programme and Portfolio delivery performance. The role of Programme / Portfolio Manager is a senior technical specialist role requiring experience of programme / portfolio management through the use of best practice and knowledge of programme management tools and methodology. In this role you will lead, guide and influence stakeholders and teams through use of effective communication, and utilisation of programme management principles appropriate to the achieving the agreed vision and strategy.
These opportunities are high profile and both inward and outward facing; undertaking effective leadership and stakeholder engagement whilst leading in the up-skilling of the Programme Team through proactive knowledge transfer.
Key responsibilities will include:
Knowledge / Skills / Behaviours:
We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.
At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.
We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.