Project Manager

  • Location

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering, Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Bronya Leavesley

  • Contact email:

    Bronya.Leavesley@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH104648_1559832621

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-06

  • Client:

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Project Manager - Nottingham - Competitive Salary

A global blue-chip software company are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join their PMO team working on a range of different projects across their Finance and Risk department.

Main Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Delivers projects within the constraints of scope, time and cost to agreed levels of quality, within the organization's project management framework.
  • Defines, documents and manages smaller-scale projects with minimal supervision, working with multiple teams that may have differing priorities and working/cultural practices.
  • Actively participates in all phases of the project or specific phases of larger projects. Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project
  • Effectively manage project team conflicts, build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and commitment to make decisions
  • Estimates costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful completion of each project to agreed scope and constraints.
  • Prepares and maintains project plans and tracks activities against the plan
  • Implement effective communication plan and operating rhythm, including provision of regular and accurate reports.
  • Monitors costs, timescales and resources used, and acts where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensures that deliverables are implemented within these criteria.
  • Manages change control gaining agreement for revisions from project stakeholders.
  • Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring members are motivated and developing their skills and experience. Identifies any problems with sponsorship

Essential Skills/ Experience

  • Ability to think 'outside of the box', strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Current experience in managing people
  • Experience engaging with stakeholders of varying levels, managing across time zones and cultures.
  • Project and Program management skills, including documentation and delivery, working knowledge of PMO frameworks
  • Experience of delivering technical projects
  • Excellent communication, including presentation and written skills.
  • Strong influencing skills and a positive leader.
  • Ability to deliver against demanding deadlines and key milestones.
  • Reporting and data analysis; able to visually represent data and processes in an easy to understand manner.
  • Clear thinker with an eye for detail.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Strong team building skills
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills.

It is essential that the candidate has prior operational and management experience gained through a similar role

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Current experience in reviewing and transforming processes in a complex environment
  • Experience in Change Management
  • Experience in managing people globally
  • Prior experience of JIRA tools

For more information about this opportunity please apply below or send your CV