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Programme Manager (Technical)

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Programme Manager (Technical)

Posted 7 months ago

Programme Manager


Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day.


Are you ready for the challenge?

 What are we all about?


At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. We’re one of the leading providers of business management software to UK, Ireland and Asia Pacific small and mid-market organisations. We help more than 55,000 customers across commercial, public sector and not-for-profit sectors become more productive and efficient. Our innovative Access Workspace cloud solutions transform the way business software is used, giving every employee the freedom to do more. Founded in 1991, The Access Group employs more than 4,700 staff.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. We are Access Health Support & Care, and we believe in using technology to deliver better care. We provide software across health, social care, education and youth services that makes a positive difference to thousands of lives every day. We help medical practitioners care for patients by creating technology that saves time, reduces paperwork and minimises risks. Our education solutions help local authorities; schools and other providers support families more effectively. We help social workers by giving them access to all their case management information in one simple online portal.  And we create systems that help Youth Services teams improve the way they support vulnerable young people.


Our products help care providers free up time and money so they can concentrate on what they do best: providing better care and delivering better outcomes.  


About You:


You are a dynamic, skilled Programme Manager with a passion for technology and a keen sense of pride in the work you do. You are a strong team player who thrives on close collaboration with your colleagues and takes shared ownership of the completion of programmes across function and domain. You are focused on delivering better business outcomes for the betterment of our Customers, our People and Access, working to given times lines and tight deadlines. You are constantly seeking to improve both your own skills and the skills of others and enjoy working in a fast paced dynamic company. You will work closely with all functions across the Division, working with stakeholders at all levels.


Skills & Experience

  • Previous Programme/Project Management delivery experience in a software environment.  
  • Adaptable and flexible, and able to thrive in an agile and dynamic environment with strong project management skills.
  • Strong focus on delivery - Driven and able to adopt practical and pragmatic approach when required.
  • Good communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Great relationship building skills.
  • Good project planning and forecasting skills.
  • Strong budget management and forecasting skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the Programme Plan tracking progress and ensuring good communications with all external and internal stakeholders.
  • Undertake management of projects, ensuring delivery milestones are met within the agreed project time/budget/quality constraints. 
  • Implement and adhere to project processes.
  • Identify and ensure Programme and project risks and issues are identified and documented.
  • Support Products & Engineering Operations Lead (HSC)  in devising effective and dynamic communication.
  • Utilise excellent communication skills with other team members. 
  • Build and maintain relationships with Key Stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Product & Engineering teams to drive forward process efficiencies and unlocking wider team capacity.
  • Develop expertise in the delivery and implementation of products with the team portfolio.
  • Proactively add value.
  • Duties may vary from time to time without changing the nature of the post or the level of responsibility. The post holder may also be required to carry out any other duties as required by their line manager.


What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.


In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:  

A Competitive Salary

Giving Back/Charity days


Quarterly Socials

6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service)

The Access Group Big Break: our all-expenses paid holiday to Spain
Become part of our amazing Access family!