Project Services Team Lead

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Tom Parsons

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Project Services Team Lead




Role Purpose

This role is responsible for the line management and professional development for the Project Services team. The role will lead the development of the competency of their team in line with individual development needs and business requirements.

You will have responsibility for the service delivery and performance of the Project Services team, responsible for project lifecycle management including contract, project & milestone setup, project closures, invoicing and accounts receivable. Provide advice and guidance to PM's and the programme community on project setup, billing milestones, project closure, invoicing, and accounts receivable and credit control.

You will also be responsible for working as part of a wider team to identify improvements and opportunities across Commercial Services ensuring improvements are realised and that colleagues are exposed to the opportunities that utilises their skills effectively.

Key Accountabilities

Line manages of a team of Project Services employees including all professional and personal development, manages and monitors individual performance and objectives enabling team members to deliver effective services.

Identifies areas for development for team members, plans and coordinates implementation of development plans including for career progression.

Builds resilience to ensure optimal operational performance and plans for the future demand.

Through partnership and communication, work across the business to create collaborative working relationships that demonstrably drive the Project Services capability e.g. cross-fertilisation of competence, mentoring of staff, offering of developmental opportunity.

Leads regular team meetings both remotely (via facilities such as teleconference) ensuring effective communication across the team.

Manages stakeholder relationships within sphere of influence to ensure enduring, positive relationships, capturing and resolving or escalating changes in demand and other issues promptly.

Key Capabilities/Knowledge

In depth knowledge of Order to Cash lifecycle, including introductory project management skills; working knowledge of project management, project lifecycle and project finances

Ability to challenge poor behaviours and make corrective changes in own team and across other teams

Ability to develop and line manage others and building effective teams

Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels

Ability to quickly understand the broad and diverse domains that their team supports and the implications to the development and sustainment of capability

Proven track record in identifying best practice and delivering improved operational efficiency

Deep experience of developing and managing others and building effective teams

Experience & Qualifications

* Demonstrable experience working in the appropriate domain with a functional background
* Experience of developing and line managing others and building effective teams is preferable.
* Stakeholder engagement and leadership
* An expert in business administration with demonstrable experience and/or relevant professional Chartership or qualification, such as APM Introductory Certificate

To Apply

If you're ready to apply, fantastic! Click "apply" and if your CV is shortlisted I will be in touch.

If you need any further information drop me (Tom) an email