Kate Durcan

Programme Delivery/PMO Management

Technical Skills
  • Programme management

  • Project governance

  • Business transformation

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Agile

  • Waterfall

  • Retail

  • Technology

Kate Durcan

Kate is a highly experienced senior programme and project manager. She brings expertise in programme delivery and PMO management, combined with the drive and leadership to guide teams to define, develop and deliver winning solutions.

Kate can help you succeed with your application development, integration and infrastructure implementations, across multichannel platforms.

With a specialism in retail, Kate helps clients both enhance their existing technology and implement a variety of new store solutions including POS, E-learning, back office management systems and mobility solutions.

One of her key strengths is leading complex hybrid teams (in-house, near and offshore operations as well as third party), and establishing efficient ways of working and project governance (Agile/Waterfall).

Kate applies exceptional communication and influencing skills to effectively manage all stakeholders, risk and change management, to ensure everyone successfully delivers on time and budget.

Key achievements include:

  • Delivered EPOS implementations and web-based stores solutions

  • Delivered window refresh programmes enabling Office 365 services

  • Delivered “Your Plan” in-store credit offering at Dixons Carphone

  • Established PMOs at two retailers and set up PMO services for SAP Transformation programme

Here is a short summary of the things Kate can help you with:

  • Project planning and delivery (PRINCE2 methodology)

  • Leading hybrid teams (in-house, third parties and nearshore/offshore operations)

  • Retail and EPOS

  • Risk management

  • Establishing PMO and developing project frameworks (Agile & Waterfall)