Project Manager

  • Location

    Malvern, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Gemma Conreen

  • Contact email:

    Gemma.Conreen@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH115616_1575621948

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-05

  • Client:

    #

Project Manager

3 months

Malvern

£negotiable rate

Key Accountabilities

  • Development and maintenance of positive engagement with project customers, partners and suppliers.
  • Operating in a Safe & Secure manner.
  • Embedding a culture in line with the client values.
  • Delivery of the project outputs, to agreed baseline (customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales).
  • Ensuring project members operate in line with the Operating Framework & functional competency management requirements; and have appropriate personal objectives recorded in the client performance management system.
  • Resolving conflicts (including prioritisation calls) within the project and collaborating across the client.
  • Maintenance of forecasts (both financial and resource demand signal) for sales and delivery which reflects the up-to-date expectations for the work.
  • Application of governance requirements (including lifecycle, project & independent reviews as appropriate) for foundation sales and delivery work.
  • Reporting progress on all accountabilities to programme / portfolio manager (or their delegate)

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required

  • Proven ability to decompose complex issues, to an appropriate level of detail, in a methodical manner.
  • Proven ability to identify, mitigate risks and resolve issues before impact to maintain project timescales and cost.

Capabilities

  • Leadership; being able to influence and align others towards the vision for the project, and to empower & inspire people to achieve success.
  • Integrity; being open, honest and doing the right thing.
  • Keeping promises, admitting when I don't have the answer and when I have made a mistake.
  • Communication; being able to effectively communicate as part of a two-way interaction, using a range of techniques, to ensure the received meaning matches the transmitted meaning.
  • Stakeholder Management; being able to identify, plan and implement actions to positively engage parties with an interest in, or influence over, the project outputs.
  • Teamwork; being able to create an environment where a group of people with diverse personalities, skills, experiences and perspectives are empowered to collaborate towards a common goal.
  • Human Resource Management; supporting functional teams (including HR) to develop and manage our people in line with legal requirements and the client policy.
  • Business Development; being able to identify, develop and deliver solutions to our customers' problems within an appropriate commercial framework to maximise benefit to both our customers and the client.
  • Negotiation & Conflict Management; being able to identify and address differences of objective, attitude or perception in order to produce an agreed outcome for all parties.

Behavioural Requirements

  • Pragmatic and reasonable.
  • Good problem-solving abilities.
  • Open, honest and enthusiastic team member.

Essential Qualifications

  • Demonstrable capability to International Project Management
  • Experience gained, typically rather than necessarily, between 3-5 years of leading a business, projects, programmes, portfolios or P3 function and successfully delivering complex projects.
  • Experience delivering projects to 3 different customers.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Familiar with Service Delivery (e.g. ITIL) and cloud-based IT