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Project Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 22/12/2017
  • Job reference: J379236A

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We are actively looking to secure an innovative and pragmatic Project Manager to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.

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.

Job Title - Project Manager

Location - Chorley

Rate - £ 35k per annum

All Project Managers should be able to demonstrate experience leading or supporting on small to medium sized IT Infrastructure and Application Projects and have had full budget responsibility on Projects in the past (including tracking and reconciliation).

Essential Job Functions

Under the management of the Hub Team Lead, we require our Project Managers to fulfill the following:

  • Ensure adherence to the Client PM methodology.
  • Prepare Project Proposals and Project Initiation documentation.
  • Identify, assess, manage and communicate risks and issues pertaining to the success of the Project.
  • Escalate matters of significance as appropriate.
  • Prepare realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and track activities against the Project schedule, providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Manage the budget (cost, price, timescales), level of resources, and manage through the change control procedure where these deviate from agreed tolerances.
  • Provide reports/updates to appropriate management, boards and committees.
  • Provide effective leadership to the Project team and take appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances.
  • Ensure that Projects are formally closed and where appropriate, subsequently reviewed, and that lessons learned are recorded.

Basic Qualifications

  • Good experience working as a Project Manager, including:
    • Experience in Project Planning and scheduling.
    • Experience in management of Third party supplier relationships.
    • Experience taking full budget responsibility.
    • Good commercial acumen.
    • Experience of managing teams in a Matrix environment.
    • Experience of building and maintaining effective working relationships at all levels.
    • Understanding of stakeholder Relationship and management.
    • Experience of requirements gathering.
    • Experience working to tight deadlines.

Other Qualifications

  • Organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and Clients.
  • Personal computer and business solutions software skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change.

Candidates should submit CVs in the first instance. Mike Tripp 0161 924 3631

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