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Programme Manager





Cognifide is a marketing technology consultancy that works with some of the world’s leading businesses to deliver exceptional customer experiences.

Our technical and transformational expertise gives marketers control, helping them to get to market faster, improve execution, innovate and be more efficient.

Headquartered in London, we are a Wunderman Thompson company and part of the WPP Group. We have offices in Poznan, Bydgoszcz and New York, with over 400 staff globally.

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Programme Manager

The opportunity

We are looking for a Programme Manager with strong HANDS ON technical delivery and consultative skills. The successful candidates must show a track record of working in complex client environments with multiple stakeholders on large scale digital transformation programmes. You will be acting as a focal point, coordinating cross-functional teams to deliver solutions and capabilities that provide business benefit and value for our clients. You will have demonstrable experiences working with 3rd parties, other agencies and business stakeholders.

Experience, skills & qualifications

  • Strong core project/programme management core skills (e.g. risk assessment, planning, estimating, dependency appreciation, programme roadmap management and reporting)
  • Demonstrable experience with strategy-led engagements and strong grasp of delivering against business objectives and outcomes
  • Recent experience of running large scale web build projects, ideally using AEM (e.g. budget 1m +)
  • Client management skills coupled with the ability to coordinate the work of several development teams, led by Project Managers with a group of wider stakeholders and other teams within the business to deliver a world-class web experience
  • Ability to manage conflict and ambiguity
  • Savvy in broad and sophisticated digital ecosystems (AEM, analytics, Digital Asset Management, CRM, Social Media etc.)
  • Delivery experience within large, complex organizations working with multiple vendors, onsite and offsite teams
  • Experience of working with powerful global brands
  • Client facing with good presentation skills and ability to raise and manage issues
  • Ability to self-manage and make decisions as needed
  • Identifying, escalating, managing and resolving issues as they arrive, across the teams.
  • Leads Programme Team meetings; ensures programme governance is operating effectively
  • Industry recognised qualifications, ideally PMP or PRINCE2 and Agile certification
  • Daily interactions: Business Product Manager, Project Managers, Lead Business Analyst, Technical Architect, QA lead, Business Development Manager.


  • 25 days holiday
  • WPP Group Discounts
  • Life Assurance – four times annual salary
  • Pension Scheme – company salary contribution matched up to 4%
  • Private Medical Cover (BUPA) – for you and your immediate family
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Travel Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle-to-work Scheme (Evans)

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