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Project Manager

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  • Salary: £200 - £210 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 10/04/2018
  • Job reference: J384507A

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Project Manager - Manchester / London - 3-month rolling contract

Project Manager required to join a multinational technology company on an initial 3 month contract based in Manchester / Camden, with 5% travel to either location.

The ideal candidate will come from an entrepreneurial/SME background as helpful as corporate innovation.

They would have worked on innovation projects or projects with less structure and hard commitments than typical PRINCE2 engagements

Key responsibilities

  • Lead innovation project delivery: shape proposition, coordinate and drive forward project partner contributions, coordinate the client's project contribution including technical (leading between 1-3 projects, depending on complexity)
  • Advocate for the projects inside and outside the organisation.
  • Build internal relationships required to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Coordinate resources (hardware, subcontractor contributions)
  • Lead quarterly project reviews with government
  • Liaise with the client's Innovation marketing and communications for project dissemination
  • Work with Commercialisation/Business Development lead within the organisation to aid project commercialisation.
  • Provide updates and content as required to the Head of Innovation Delivery.
  • Other tasks as required from time to time by the Head of Innovation Delivery.

Technical skills required

Must have:

  • Project Management qualification and experience. E.g. PRINCE2
  • Good written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving creativity
  • Project management qualification or relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent time-management and organisation
  • Good MS Office skills, particularly Word and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with people in the team and external partners

If this role is of interest to you please submit your CV in the first instance.

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