Head of Programmes

Location
Home based, with frequent travel
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Oct 2019
Closes
29 Nov 2019
Sector
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Parallel Project Training is seeking to recruit a Head of Programmes to take up a key leadership role within its management team.

Parallel Project Training is a specialist project management training company based in Reading. We are committed to delivering high quality training to our corporate, public and on-line learners, helping them succeed in their chosen project management role. We are committed to making training available to all at a reasonable cost. We are a market leader with a large proportion of the Association of Project Management market segment delivering the full range of their qualifications from Foundation to Chartered.

Reporting to the Programme Development Director, you will be home based, responsible for leading the training delivery capability to all clients. This includes an element of training delivery (about 50%), development of material, liaison with the APM, management of the trainer pool, both associates and permanent employees. This is a senior role in our business, we are looking for an individual who can project the Parallel persona into the marketplace and help set the strategy and grow the revenue without compromising quality.

The role calls for an individual with proven leadership skills with a strong focus on delivering excellent customer experiences.  It is anticipated that you will have a relevant technical background in the project management training market business and exposure to some of our main client’s business particularly in defence, built asset consultancy, insurance, charities, rail and energy. It is expected that there will be substantial travel around the UK and elsewhere. This is a full-time permanent role, with the need to travel to accommodate the client’s requirements, potentially at evenings and at weekends.

You will need credibility, with a good academic background, and although we do not necessarily stipulate any particular academic qualifications, you should be educated to a degree level and possess one of the APM-PMQ (APMP), Prince2, Managing Successful Programmes or PMI qualifications. 

This role provides the opportunity for a motivated professional to take up a senior influential in a small but thriving training business. 

The job description can be viewed upon request and is available on https://www.parallelprojecttraining.com/blog/category/jobs/

To apply you should do so by email to recruitment@parallelprojecttraining.com and submit a covering letter stating clearly why you believe you are suitable for the role and a SINGLE PAGE summary CV.

Closing date for applications is 29 November 2019. Following shortlisting, initial interviews will be held during week commencing 9 December 2019 in Reading Berkshire.

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