Project Manager - Utilities

  • Location

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Leah Lamonby

  • Contact email:

    Leah.Lamonby@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH109222_1566485571

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-21

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Project Manager - Utilities

Location: Gloucester (3 days on site, 2 day remote work available)

We are actively looking to secure a 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.

Outline

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of complex projects; or work streams within major change programmes, within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost, to deliver specified customer requirements.

To achieve this, the Project Manager must ensure that the management and support for each project is adequate. Project progress, budget, risks, issues and variances must be monitored.

Key Responsibilities and Outcomes:

  • Definition, documentation and safe execution of medium, or moderately complex projects or workstreams adhering to agreed methodologies and standards
  • Prepares and maintains realistic project and quality plans
  • Effectively estimates cost, timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project to the agreed scope
  • Monitors performance against plan and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances
  • Provides reports to the Project Board and Senior Management as required
  • Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring the team members are motivated and developing their skills and experience
  • Allocation of tasks to team members and appraising individual performance against agreed objectives
  • Actively represents the project team, ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business
  • Agree any delegation and use of Project Assurance roles required by the Project Board and / or Project / Programme Manager
  • Manages risks, including the development of contingency plans
  • Liaison with the management team and/or Project Board to assure the overall direction and integrity of the project/business case / workstream
  • Management of external suppliers where appropriate

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent leadership with the ability to motivate and lead others
  • Professional designation in management and / or relevant technology
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good orientation and action-focused
  • Ability to prioritise and delegate as and when required
  • Ability to influence policy formation relevant to own area of expertise
  • Able to establish strong working relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Excellent negotiation skills, both written and verbal
  • Working knowledge of project planning tools, e.g. Microsoft Project

Formal Qualifications:

  • Prince 2 accredited or equivalent

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