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Our vision is to be recognised as the most valuable supporter of small and medium sized companies by creating freedom for them to succeed. We provide small and medium sized organisations with a range of easy-to-use business management software and services - from accounting and payroll, to enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management and payments. Our customers receive continuous advice and support through our global network of local experts to help them solve their business problems, giving them the confidence to achieve their business ambitions. For further information please visit www.sage.com
What we do
The Release Management Organisation are a shared services that provide programme and project management services to our major releases and key strategic initiatives to ensure execution of our strategy. The Release Management Function implements and drives a methodology to enable our organisation to consistently deliver projects faster, with higher quality and meets customers’ expectations. Release Management is a mechanism used to address common project delivery themes to support and facilitate end to end project success and delivery governance.
To ensure alignment with strategy and vision, the Programme Manager will establish and guide the balancing of resources for programmes of work in the Release Management Organisation. Responsible for providing key stakeholders with timely assessment of programme performance, risk management and optimization strategies, and ensuring timely communication to stakeholders on progress and change management. Responsible for identification, monitoring and reporting of programme and KPIs and communicating these effectively through a standard set of programme reporting tools and templates.
Initially focusing on our Cloud Eco System, this role will work across functional areas to drive delivery through cross-functional facilitation of planning, key milestone tracking, dependency, risk, issue and change management whilst ensuring adherence to standard processes and governance. This role will also be expected to contribute to building and implementing new processes, standards and governance controls within the Cloud Eco System Product Portfolio and assist in expanding the adoption of these processes and controls across the full Sage Product Portfolio.
Skills, know-how and experience:
Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.
Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.
It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.
In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.
An innovator today and tomorrow
Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers.
We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.
Inventing the future
We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.
Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.