Are you ready to unlock your potential and join one of the UK's leading Adventure providers?

As the business enters a new, exciting period of expansion we are looking for an experienced and driven Programme Manager to join our first class projects team.

As the Programme Manager you will play a major role in helping Zip World to achieve its core vision of 'Adventure Unlocked' by managing a wide range of interlinked projects to ensure they all merge to drive the business towards success and support the organization's strategic direction.


Develop the Strategic Outline Case, Outline Business Case and seek necessary approvals (internal/ external)
Consolidating and documenting the fundamental components of programmes (scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities and issues, and quality requirements)
Preparing and maintaining schedules of programme activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements
Developing, implementing and updating resource allocations plans (other than finance) needed for programmes, taking account of availabilities and scheduling
Developing and agreeing budgets for programmes and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
Identifying and monitoring programme risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing responses to them and responding to other issues that affect programmes
Managing the integration of programme outcomes into business-as-usual, addressing the readiness of users, compatibility of work systems and the realisation of benefits
Preparing and maintaining an overall schedule for resource use, which avoids bottlenecks and conflicting demands, and sequencing outcomes, to enable the efficient realisation of benefits
Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests
Identifying and/or developing frameworks and methodologies that ensure management of programmes will be comprehensive and consistent across different initiatives (“framework” refers to the parameters, constraints or rules established to standardise delivery)
Establishing and maintaining governance arrangements for the delivery of programmes, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities, that align with organisational practice

Experience & Competencies:

Proven experience in program management or a related role
Strong knowledge of project management principles and practices
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience with SharePoint or other collaboration tools is a plus
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
Knowledge of disaster recovery planning is desirable

What will I receive in return?

As the Programme Manager you will receive an attractive salary (£60,000)
Discretionary bonus scheme
Free use of Zip World Adventures
Discounted food & beverage on Zip World sites
Exclusive Mountain Equipment Discount
Free Access to North Wales Top Ten Attractions (Subject to T&Cs)
Cycle to Work & Technology Salary Sacrifice Scheme
Discounted Gym and Leisure facilities access

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