Project Manager (client facing)

  • Location:

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    BBBH95794_1547025586

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Project Manager (client facing)
Location: Derby

We are actively looking to secure an experienced Project Manager to join Experis.

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.

Purpose of Role:

The Project Manager will be responsible for planning and managing small to medium-sized projects that may significantly affect the organisation/account and is likely to manage sections of large projects, as a member of a large project's management team. Supervising the work of Junior Project Manager's and other project staff and will work with external consultants to ensure deliverables.

The Project Manager will have defined management responsibilities for project team, involving people, budget and planning and have primary responsibility for meeting defined business goals as scoped by project objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrable experience and capability to manage projects autonomously. Thorough understanding of concepts, procedures and application of project management and a good knowledge in other subjects or disciplines, which are relevant to the content of the project (e.g. Six sigma and network management processes).
  • Evaluates, sometimes complex situations using multiple sources of information.
  • Projects may involve a higher element of risk to business and require ability to use recognised project management methods and processes, depending on risk profile and governance needs.
  • Is recognised as a key supplier in delivery of a client or internal business benefit.
  • Must have proven ability to apply relationship management skills and to be able to build and own client and stakeholder relationships at senior level (e.g. GM and above or prime external customer).
  • Manages Third party suppliers in terms of selection, deliverables, timelines and budgets.
  • Directs and manages on all elements of project and potentially lead a team on a portfolio of "small" projects.
  • Acts as lead change agent with ability to channel resources effectively internally developing better delivery practice or ability to identify the change impact on the organisation, identify stakeholders and manage relationships, risk and engagement to deliver the project's outcomes successfully.

Skills/Experience:

  • Will have had five+ years' experience of leading projects
  • Experience of delivering to clients directly and the delivery of significant products as part of major Business and client programmes.
  • Experience of complex project delivery and relationship management
  • Demonstrable record of resolving issues that threatened to delay or seriously disrupt the project goals.
  • Has good commercial acumen and a broad understanding of Network and Security technology and the inherent risks and benefits.

Qualifications:

  • A formal Project Management Accreditation i.e. Prince2, APMP, ITIL qualification, Risk Management Qualification or 6 Sigma.

If you have the above skills please submit your CV in the first instance.

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