Project Manager

  • Location:

    Telford, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400.00 - £425.00 per day

  • Job ref:

    BBBH114877_1574861314

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Start date:

    asap

Project Manager

Location: Telford

Rate: £400.00-425.00 per day
Initial Duration: 6 Months



We're particularly interested in candidates with previous account experience and cloud migrations, cloud based solutions/services and, project delivery in an Agile/DevOps environment.

Role Responsibilities:

* Schedule management: develop and maintain schedules in Clarity/Open Workbench
* Financial management: Accountable for the project cost base, manage project costs and forecasts and present project costs and variances with required explanations at the monthly M review
* Risk management: identify project and cross-project risks and dependencies.
* Manage dependencies and enact risk mitigations with escalations as necessary
* Change management: Manage change on the project ensuring that change is appropriately configuration managed. Identify the impactors for both customer and project initiated change requests and manage the production of accurate responses in a timely manner. Facilitate the production and distribution of any necessary tech notes and arrange impacting workshops as necessary
* Customer management: Identify and maintain professional relationships with key project stakeholders. Ensure regular formal checkpoints take place with the customer and that the client is kept appraised of progress on a regular basis. Take the role of a single point of contact for the customer and attend to any adhoc queries. Develop trusting and professional relationships at all levels of the client organisation. Seek new opportunities to improve the client business and generate revenue. Agree and monitor the engagement using the clients OTACE process
* Resource management: Work with resource managers to fully resource project and accurately forecast and record staffing demand and costs. Agree
* assignments and provide reviews in a timely manner. Ensure that HR policies are adhered to and that team members are released when no longer required by the project. Actively mentor and coach others within the project team
* Proposal management: Good level of commercial awareness, develop and present business cases, feasibility and design proposals. Proficient at managing the impacting and estimating process for proposals and change requests. Develop solid recommendations and solutions and assess requirements and the value delivered to the client
* Communication management: Produce the project governance plan and define the project RACI matrix and organisation structure. Chair regular project checkpoints and ad-hoc meetings. Report project progress to line management, client, stakeholders and the account leadership team. Where necessary, provide clear and concise escalations to specific parties

Technical Skills:
* Open Work Bench
* Clarity
* MS Office
* UPM
* Jira
* Confluence

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