HCM Programme Manager, 37 hours per week, 12-18 month project, salary negotiable

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HCM Programme Manager, 37 hours per week, 12-18 month project, salary negotiable

Delt exists to help our partners and clients do amazing things. Sounds simple?


Our teams, collectively, deliver significant financial benefits, greater resilience, faster innovations and nearly £16M of socio-economic gain (per annum) to the South West.


We are owned by the public sector, we operate like a dynamic and agile private limited company – and it works! Time and time again, we deliver on all fronts and very much in excess of our shareholders original expectations.


This is a really exciting time for us here at Delt and we would love you to join us on our journey!


We are seeking a dynamic Programme Manager a Human Capital Management (HCM) replacement project. You will be responsible for leading the planning, execution, and successful delivery of projects related to the replacement of Delt and Plymouth City Council’s HCM system. The role will be hybrid working, with 2 or 3 days a week (on average) on-site. This of course can be flexible and will be dictated to by project requirements.


This opportunity is expected to commence around mid-April (could be sooner) and will last between 12 and 18 months.


Listed below are some key responsibilities and requirements – if you fit the bill, we would love to hear from you!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Planning and Initiation: Collaborate with stakeholders to define project objectives, scope, and deliverables. Develop detailed project plans, timelines, and resource allocation strategies


  • Vendor Selection and Contract Management: Establish and maintain effective relationships with vendors throughout the project lifecycle


  • Project Execution and Monitoring: Oversee project activities, manage a dedicated project team, and monitor progress. Conduct regular status meetings, identify potential risks, and implement mitigation strategies as needed


  • Data Migration and Systems Integration: Collaborate with IT and data management teams to plan and execute data migration activities. Ensure seamless integration between the new HCM system and other relevant systems


  • Quality Assurance and User Training: Develop and implement quality assurance processes. Coordinate user acceptance testing (UAT) activities and provide training and support to end-users




  • Proven experience managing HCM replacement or upgrade projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management skills with a strategic mindset
  • Ability to analyse information and make evidence-based decisions
  • Demonstrable planning and organisational skills with risk and issue management expertise
  • Experience working in a professional IT environment and using project management tools
  • Relevant project management qualification (e.g., APM, PMI) is desirable


This role offers a unique opportunity to lead a high-impact project!


Please apply early as we reserve the right to withdraw the advert at any time.


To apply for this vacancy please click the button below and submit an application via our Core Portal. If you are experiencing any difficulties please contact us via email at Recruitment@deltservices.co.uk

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