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Project Manager

  • Salary: £350 - £400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 10/08/2017
  • Job reference: J365195A

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Project Manager, PM, Transport, requirements, service delivery, Stakeholder Management, planning, reporting, budget management, Agile, SCRUM, digital, solution, application development,

Our Manchester based client require a Project Manager for a role in the Transport Industry involving end-to-end delivery management of the project. The role will also involve leading on a project from requirements through to service delivery and operation. The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Ensure project purpose, scope and benefits are fully defined and agreed
  • Identify and manage relationships and inter-dependencies between projects within a complex commercial environment of multiple suppliers, 3rd parties and partners.
  • Ensure effective appropriate project controls including planning, reporting, risks, issues, quality and budget management are delivered effectively and efficiently.
  • Ensure that the project is adequately resourced at all times and resources are optimised.
  • Ensure change, deployment and service management processes are appropriately followed.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working in a range of structured programme and project management methodologies, including Agile, and have experience in delivering a range of types of projects in a technical environment;
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams, leading the collaborative planning process, prioritising work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team
  • Ability to engage and work with development teams to understand the technical solution and make informed decisions
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical people
  • Track record of managing and understanding cultural, strategic and tactical business and policy issues, and how to align digital and technology strategies with business goals
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