Project Manager

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    Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits

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    Emily Buttifant

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Project Manager - Portfolio management, Project Governance experience

Location: Glasgow - you will be required onsite for 3 days a week

We are actively looking to secure a Project Manager to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

Key Responsibilities:

The Project Manager will be required to manage a portfolio of projects on behalf of the client.

  • Contribute, facilitate and in many cases lead the development of Portfolio Definition outputs
  • Ensure sign off of all project milestones and deliverables
  • Produce the project governance plans
  • Finalise budgets and financials for the Portfolio and manage the budget on an ongoing basis
  • Managing the risk management and issue resolution activities
  • Co-ordinate and integrate the work of the projects and managing the interdependencies
  • Clear, accurate and timely reporting of progress

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Have experience of working with a portfolio delivery projects/programmes, financial, resource and vendor management.
  • Is able to demonstrate strong Project Management fundamentals and controls (Project Governance, Status Reporting on schedule, scope, risks, cost control, change and escalation management).
  • Strategic vision, the ability to help define a portfolio and roadmap.
  • Strong understanding of technology, process, risk and controls, and business proposition
  • Exceptional relationship and stakeholder management skills.
  • Commercial acumen at both project and programme level e.g. understanding commercial benefits, ability to input to business cases and strategic business roadmap planning
  • Customer facing experience is a must
  • Experience in management of third-party supplier relationships.

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.