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Project Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 27/10/2017
  • Job reference: J376396A

Skills: Prince/PMI/ Forecast Management

Job Title: Project Manager (Contract)

Base location: Osterley

Duration: 6 Months

Job Purpose/Key Responsibilities

As a Project Manager, you will have direct responsibility and accountability for the delivery of projects from inception through to the successful operational running of the agreed deliverable.

The role requires a flexible approach to reflect rapidly changing business needs whilst applying robust project management practices across a portfolio of related projects. Key to success will be the effective management of senior stakeholders through timely and relevant communications while providing strong leadership and direction to cross-functional delivery teams

Role responsibilities:

  • Accountable to lead the successful delivery projects
  • Ensure necessary governance and controls are in place to ensure successful delivery, and ensure adherence to IDS project delivery framework. Identify and proactively manage risks, issues and dependencies
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels from stakeholders through to project team members.
  • Lead the project team by example. Motivate the team and create a collaborate 'can do' environment

Candidate Specification

  • Experience in project planning processes and techniques. Knowledge of at least one project management formal method (PMI, PRINCE) essential
  • Experience in forecast management and ability to manage budgets
  • Experience of managing customer insight and reporting projects
  • Good communication skills with the ability to interface at all levels. Proven stakeholder management experience
  • Ability to think outside the box in order to generate innovative and different approaches to delivery.
  • Good people leadership skills
  • Adaptive - able to adapt styles or the level of working depending on what is appropriate at the time
  • Collaborative, can do, positive, enthusiastic


Project Management Qualification

Industry Experience: Insight & Decisioning

Technical Skills: PM Tools, Processes & Techniques


Qualifications: Educated to Degree Level

Specialist Knowledge: Coaching / motivating teams

Industry Experience: Media, Telecommunications

Technical Skills: Understanding of IT architecture & design

The client is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 21 million customers across five countries. Their business in the UK and Ireland have come a long way since starting out as a satellite broadcaster in 1989 and haven't stopped there. They are home to award-winning teams for everything from Customer Service to Marketing, from Technology to Finance, meaning there's plenty of opportunity for you, no matter what your career goals.

Please send your CV if you have the above work experience and are interested in this role.

If you are successful in your application for this role, you may have to provide a Criminal Record Check.

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