• Programme Manager

    Requisition ID 2449928
    Job Family GB-London
  • Posting Description

    Programme Manager – Flexible Locations, UK


    We’re hiring!


    Aon are currently recruiting a Programme Manager to join the Aon Business Services Project team in the UK (Flexible Locations).  The Programme Manager will be primarily responsible for driving and supporting change throughout the organization by effectively delivering Programmes and initiatives that support the growth, maturity and/or operational excellence. The role will include managing and directing project teams and resources to help identify and deliver areas of opportunity for change to better serve our customers. This position has broad segment influence and will work closely with various regions/countries across multiple functions to implement consistent processes and systems to drive process improvements and efficiencies along with increased operational control and business growth.


    About Aon


    Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

    Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.


    About the Role


    Your impact as a Programme Manager:

    • Planning and designing the programme and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action
    • Defining the programme’ s governance arrangements
    • Ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the programme - focusing inwardly on the internal consistency of the programme, and outwardly on its coherence with infrastructure planning, interfaces with other programmes and corporate, technical and specialist standards
    • Managing the programme’ s budget, monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realized benefits as the programme progresses
    • Facilitating the appointment of individuals to project teams
    • Ensuring the delivery of new products or services from projects is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan and programme governance arrangements
    • Ensuring there is allocation of common resources and skills within the programme’ s individual projects
    • Serves in a key partnership role with Leaders to drive Programmes and initiatives critical to operational success and change management within the organization

    Your knowledge and expertise:

    • Project management experience/knowledge
    • Significant operations exposure to understand the complexities of the business
    • Ability to manage and be involved in multiple complex projects at the same time, as well as the ability to stay focused on key business initiatives.
    • Ability to drive change and execution of Programmes in a highly matrixed organization
    • Able to work at all levels of the organization from senior leadership to the transactional level
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment that requires quick turnaround and quality output.
    • Experience of leading outsourcing/offshoring projects
    • Ability to travel in EMEA and cross regions as required for project work/meetings
    • Target Business and Operating Model design and implementation
    • Assessment and enhancement of controls and operational risk framework
    • Experience of Business case development


    Salary and Benefits


    This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.  We also offer tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation.


    Our Colleague Experience


    Every day, our colleagues make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. Together, we share this one purpose: to empower economic and human possibility around the world. This unifying goal is at the heart of our identity, and it lives in everything we do. To learn more about our colleague experience, visit Aon Colleague Experience.


    We’re happy to talk flexible working. If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application




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