Recruitment Pack

Programme Manager

Welcome to Incremental

The Role

The Interview Process

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Welcome

Welcome to your Incremental candidate journey. This pack provides information relating to Incremental Group and our recruitment process, equipping you with all the information you need in advance of your interview.

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Services

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Cloud

Digital Transformation

Application Development

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Sector overview

Incremental operates across a number of sectors. These include:

Financial Services

Not for Profit

Energy

Professional Services

Manufacturing

Public Sector

Locations

Incremental has offices in the following locations:

Glasgow

Aberdeen

Manchester

London

Surrey

Sofia

Pune

Hybrid

Business Unit Director - PPA

Iain Cherry | Business Unit Director – PPA

As Business Unit Director for our Power Platform and Azure business unit, Iain is accountable for driving our product strategy, Microsoft partnership, solution design, capability development, customer delivery, support and performance.

Iain has a rich background in digital transformation. Starting his career as a developer, Iain went on to hold Delivery Director and Business Unit Director roles at Amor Group and Lockheed Martin.

With strong operational and commercial experience, Iain ensures our customers are supported from initial engagement through to post-implementation support. This is done through his large team of talented Dynamics 365 consultants, application developers, cloud specialists, data scientists and more.

The Role

Programme Manager

At Incremental Group we recognise and understand that the ability to solve our customers problems and increasing the value that they deliver is what makes us special. To support our continuous growth, we are looking for an experienced Programme Manager to deliver projects as part of our customers’ digital business transformation program.

In this role you are the right hand to the Business Unit Director (BUD), sitting on their leadership teams, providing all the commercial and delivery capability requirements across the team. Driving the PM’s in the business unit and empowering and coaching them to make key delivery decisions. Managing significant budgets, you will work with talented teams to deliver customer satisfaction and the continued success of Incremental Group.

The Programme Manager is accountable for;

  • Managing a team of Project Manager’s, promoting commercial skills;
  • Managing the delivery of large or complex projects, managing risks and issues to meet customers ‘expectations;
  • Building strong and effective working relationships with customers, partners, suppliers, and delivery project teams;
  • Provide input to the pre-sales process facilitating cost estimates and proposals;
  • Change management and communications approach including business readiness;
  • Financial management of the project and its impact, reporting progress to the BUD;
  • Robust detailed project planning and reporting;
  • Delivery method as agreed with Stakeholders;
  • Resource management across the project delivery lifecycle;
  • Relevant governance for the project ensuring stakeholders are updated regularly on progress and can make informed decisions.

About you

You must bring a high level of project governance, change and stakeholder management. As a natural leader, you will create a community across the business unit and knowledge share best practice and cascade delivery excellence with others in the business.

Commercial and financial acumen are critical as is the ability to design artefacts and manage change control processes.  The Programme will work with the PMO methodology and make improvements.

What we offer you

We are a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with extensive experience and expertise in successfully implementing and supporting Microsoft Dynamics 365 solutions.

Incremental provides a comprehensive set of services for the full life cycle of Dynamics solutions. In this role, you will be a key member of the PPA business unit, working with a strong team on significant projects and initiatives across our customer base. You will be empowered to make key decisions within an ambitious high growth digital technology business.

Benefits

We set ourselves stretching standards and always take our work seriously however we are proud to have and promote flexible working and a healthy work life balance in a relaxed working environment. Company benefits include but are not limited to income security, private medical cover, 34 days’ holiday, a 6.5% contributory pension scheme, critical illness, and life assurance.

Location: Glasgow or Inverurie or Manchester currently home based with ongoing flexibility

Reports to Head of Delivery

The Interview Process

Incremental use a 2-stage interview process. Due to hybrid-working, interviews will be conducted either face-to-face, or virtually over Microsoft Teams.

If you are unfamiliar with Microsoft Teams, please contact us recruitment@incrementalgroup.co.uk for a pre-interview trial.

Structure of the interview

To provide you with the best opportunity to demonstrate your skills, abilities and best fit for Incremental, and for you to assess what Incremental can provide for you as an employer, you will be invited to meet with at least two members of the Incremental team during the process and complete a number of components over the course of the 2-stage interview process:

Stage 1

  • Introduction to Incremental and by you;
  • CV journey and experience;
  • Q&A.

Stage 2

  • Further discussion on experience;
  • Psychometric assessment;
  • Presentation/Task; and
  • Q&A.

To ensure fairness and equality during the interview process, stages of the interview are scored.

CV journey and experience

The interview will be conducted by two members of the Incremental team and will include:

  • A review of your CV and accomplishments to date;
  • Discussion around previous roles, companies who you have been employed by, plus any gaps; and
  • A dive into experience relevant to the role you have applied for.

Psychometric assessment

In advance of your first interview you will be asked to complete a psychometric test online with our partner, Thrive. This assessment is made up of a series of multiple-choice questions, which will relate to certain traits of your personality or behaviours. The assessment takes around 30min to complete and denotes the stable and enduring characteristics that distinguish you from other people and make you unique. Upon completion of the assessment, you will receive a graded report as will the interviewers, with the outputs being discussed in the interviews.

The outcome

After each stage of interview, you will be informed of next steps. In the event that you are invited to a second interview, this will again be with two members of the team and will explore the areas covered in the first interview in more depth.

In the event that you are unsuccessful, you will received feedback in a timely manner once all interviews have concluded.

Task

Following a successful first interview, you are required to prepare a presentation on a topic relevant to the role. This will be provided prior to interview.

  • Presentation theme: Making a positive impact in a new role.
  • Base material: Role description.
  • Scope: Present your approach to ensuring success in the role. You should articulate what you believe to be measures of success, your approach to delivering them and any potential barriers to success, based on previous experience.
  • Time: 30 minutes followed by Q&A.
  • Format: PowerPoint.

The offer

If you are successful at interview, you will receive an offer of employment. This will take the form of a conversation, followed by written confirmation in an offer letter. At this stage, we will seek references from at least two former employers. Where this is not possible, we will seek references relating to your character. Please note that an inability to achieve suitable references may impact the offer of employment.

We wish you success in your application. Should you have any questions, please contact us by email at recruitment@incrementalgroup.co.uk, by calling 0345 565 3000 or completing the form below.

 

Talent Acquisition team

Incremental Group