Programme Manager - RTE

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    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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    Erik Souza

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    6 months ago

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Programme Manager - Release Train Engineer


  • An experienced Programme manager/RTE to plan, monitor and control the work of distributed onshore and offshore teams, to deliver IT solutions to the Business Client Insurance Business.
  • Execution and delivery of change on large transformation projects/Programmes that are aligned with global/regional and in-country strategies.
  • Responsible for Programme/Release train delivery from inception to completion with the appropriate corporate governance and methodologies in place.
  • Provide guidance to stakeholders, scrum masters, technical leads and work-stream leaders alike.
  • Supports leadership by providing timely reporting and insight into Programme issues and developments.


  • Manages and coordinates 3 or more delivery teams in order optimise portfolio delivery.
  • Identifies and manages inter-dependencies across Programme/Release train.
  • Oversees management of risks, issues, and changes to projects within their Projects.
  • Summarise Team PI Objectives into Programme PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency.
  • Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities (SAFe requirements model).
  • Maintains a framework and methodology for Project management.
  • Regularly reviews, reallocates, and checks priorities within the Programme/Release train to align with organisational goals and direction.
  • Monitors status on infrastructure and systems which support Programme deliverable
  • Ensures SDLC compliance is met across assigned delivery teams.
  • Provides timely assessment and communication of Programme prioritisation and performance to key stakeholders.
  • Provides Programme performance metrics to the organisation through key performance indicators, as designated
  • Participates in frequent Programme and individual delivery team reviews to reflect senior level support, leadership, and involvement.
  • Support teams in problem identification and decision-making, and escalates and track impediments that cannot be handled at the team level.
  • Manages budget for own area

Required Skills

  • 10+ years delivering complex technology projects and services in a high growth/high velocity environment.
  • Minimum 5+ years experience directly the in project manager/scrum master role (i.e. hands on PM/SM experience prior to Programme manager experience), working within a geographically distributed, and highly matrixed environment.
  • Minimum 5+ years experience directly the in Programme manager/RTE master role.
  • Hands-on experience directly managing team resources.
  • Sensitive to the unique opportunities and challenges associated with facilitating and continuously aligning a large development Programme.
  • Successfully led Programmes in complex and challenging conditions.
  • B.S. in Computer Science, related field, or combined equivalent experience.
  • Solid understanding of the SDLC.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management, planning, and organising skills.
  • Agile Delivery experience required.
  • Scaled Agile (SAFe) experience desired
  • Insurance industry experience an advantage