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Programme Manager

Peterborough, Full-time Competitive Salary

At Comparethemarket our purpose is to make great financial decision making a breeze for everyone, and that purpose drives us every day.

It’s why we’re on a mission to create an automated quoting engine, with the simplest of experiences, wrapped in a brand everyone loves!

We change lives by making it simple to switch and save money and that’s why good things happen when you meerkat.

We have an opportunity for a Programme Manager to join Comparethemarket for 6 months, and work within the context of high dependency multi-team initiatives, you will work across the entire programme lifecycle, from contributing to strategic planning, discovery and experimentation to the management of delivery. You will contribute to ongoing improvements to our delivery practices and ensure agile and lean principles are embedded to enable maximum value, a fantastic time to join, and a lot to do, we implore you to look at us!

We’d love you to be part of this journey.

We have a culture of creativity. We approach our work passionately, improve constantly and celebrate our wins at every turn. We are an inclusive workplace and our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic, whole selves to work. Everyone is welcome. Be you.

This means we’re excited to hear from people with a range of skills, experiences and ideas. We don’t expect you to tick all the boxes, but would love to hear what makes you great for this role.

You’ll ideally:

•    Have experience of successfully managing multiple programmes, projects and stakeholders
•    Have excellent planning and organisation skills
•    Thrive in a fast paced digital environment
•    Have great attention to details but ability to take a strategic viewpoint
•    Display drive and determination and be able to remains calm under periods of pressure
•    Be self-motivated team player with a collaborative, positive approach
•    You’ll be part of a community of Programme Managers working within a Matrix management framework

There’s something for everyone.

An overview of the offering:

•    Ensure effective stakeholder management, working with leadership Team, business units, partners/agencies and support functions to ensure the impact of  change is accurately understood and commercially valued, challenging when appropriate
•    Communicating with stakeholders on progress, risks, and issue management/resolution including escalation across relevant areas
•    Ensuring adherence to governance standards to enable consistent monitoring and reporting which can scale
•    Own dependency management across Ctm collaborating with the wider Programme Management community. This includes effective mapping and monitoring of dependencies to ensure effective and efficient delivery
•    Own Programme Risk Management and RAID quality
•    We’re a place of opportunity. You’ll have the tools and autonomy to drive your own career, supported by a team of amazingly talented people.

And then there’s our benefits. For us, it’s not just about a competitive salary and hybrid working, we care about what matters to you. We are open to part-time options – ask the question!

From a generous holiday allowance and private healthcare to an electric car scheme and paid development, wellbeing and CSR days, we’ve pretty much got you covered!

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