Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 15/02/21
Reference: 897140_1611309833
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 22, 2021 10:03

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Project Manager to join their team on a contract basis. Please note, a strong preference will be given to candidates that have been involved in Public Sector procurement and then implementing the outcomes of that activity.

This will be a home based role and will fall inside IR35.

Overall Purpose
As a Project Manager you will be responsible for projects/workstreams, leading a multi-disciplinary team closely with business representatives to design new processes or services. You will do this by leading and managing project teams who are supporting the Programme, typically, business improvement and IT/Digital/Data enabled projects and ensure project objectives are clearly defined and achieved within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints meeting customer and business requirements.

This role requires the interpersonal skills to establish professional credibility quickly, and the energy and drive to deliver collaborative change, at a challenging time.

Key Responsibilities
*Manage projects throughout their lifecycle in accordance with their Change framework, to deliver projects to time, cost and quality, measured by agreed success criteria.
*Lead collaborative and dynamic planning, ensuring clarity of scope and deliverables, across both internal teams and external suppliers.
*Build and maintain teams to achieve the project aims, ensuring they are motivated, collaborating and focused what is most important to the delivery of products and services
*Identify obstacles and help the team to overcome them, managing risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies.
*Encourage and facilitate continuous improvement of the project delivery team
*Manage governance arrangements for projects, ensuring that design, project and programme governance and that proportionate project documentation produced to a high quality.
*Manage stakeholder relationships at all levels to secure commitment and support both for the project and to promptly address issues and escalations.
*Manage regular and impactful reporting to all relevant stakeholders to communicate progress, barriers/constraints and lessons learnt, using formats and a level of detail appropriate to the audience.

Experience - essential:
*Experience of delivering projects & products to time, cost and quality in an IT-enabled or transformational environment.
*Experience of agile and PRINCE2 project management methodologies
*Experience of leading and managing project/delivery teams.
*Experience of working within a complex, public sector or regulatory environment

Experience - desirable
*Project managing Public Sector Procurement and outcome Implementation
*Managing projects using Project Online, Microsoft Project or similar tool 
*Experience of managing budgets and cost benefit cases
*Agile or Prince 2 (Practitioner level) accredited or equivalent or equivalent qualification
*Using Microsoft Office suite to a high standard and spearheading working smarter with modern technologies.

Other Information
Contract role
Duration: 6 weeks - pending extension
Inside IR35

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Keywords: project management, procurement, government, public sector

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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