MSP programme manager is the role that a competent person plays in MSP programme management. The MSP Programme Manager leads and manages all aspects of the MSP programme from Start to Finish. Thus the MSP programme manager is in full control of the MSP programme as he leads and manages the set-up of the MSP programme, delivery of outcomes or capabilities and realisation of benefits and finally closure of the MSP programme.
While the primary responsibility of establishing MSP governance and MSP programme management along with MSP programme delivery lies with the MSP programme manager, the MSP business change manager is responsible for making sure that the organisation adapts itself to the MSP programme outcomes, makes good use of all new capabilities and transitions into the new more beneficial future state. Thus, while the programme-side is taken care of by the MSP programme manager, the business-side of the MSP programme is taken care of by the MSP business change manager.
The MSP programme manager will normally be appointed as part of forming the team for ‘ MSP Defining a Programme ’. However, it is interesting to note that someone with MSP programme management perspective in action while the MSP programme brief and plans for programme definition are developed in ‘ MSP Identifying a Programme ’.
What are the responsibilities of the MSP programme manager ?
Acting as a facilitator in the appointment of people to the project delivery teams and making sure the resources and skills are allocated as efficiently as possible,
Making sure that the projects deliver products and services that meet the quality, schedule and cost limits of the MSP programme,
Making sure any third parties involved make the right contributions to the success of the MSP programme,
Managing all relevant stakeholders and the communications with them,
Closing the MSP programme.
What are the key attributes of an MSP programme manager?
The most important quality a person should have to become an MSP programme manager is the ability to manage the MSP programme as recommended by the MSP manual. Ideally the person taking up the role of MSP programme manager would be certified in Managing Successful Programmes.
The below can be listed as widely accepted attributes of an MSP programme manager:
Personal ability and attitude to work well with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels and make a positive contribution in all such dealings,
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