Project / Change Manager

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
9 days ago

Project / Change Manager


We are actively looking to secure a Project / Change 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 1,000 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.

The Role:

This appointment is for a Project / Change Manager working with one of our clients, who is a multinational defence technology company. The role will sit within the Maritime Land & Weapons Team.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Delivery of the project outputs, to agreed baseline (time, cost, quality)
  • Support delivery and implementation of Change Management initiatives
    • Reporting progress to programme / portfolio manager
    • Manage all stakeholders & supporting functions to ensure that the system data is updated regularly to report the latest expectations for the work
    • Leading the generation and execution of associated plans, working in collaboration with Functions and Business Units
  • Support achievement of business performance KPIs (milestone adherence, productivity, progress)
  • Be the champion for what you are delivering, by providing project briefs to management and attending coordination meetings to demonstrate synergies between projects
  • Establish and grow strong & trusted relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proactive management to avoid issues occurring wherever possible, if not then the satisfactory resolution of conflicts (including prioritisation calls) within the project and collaborating across the client.
  • Ensure all activities across project delivery are conducted in line with the Operating Framework
  • Establish and maintain clear communication & data storage, utilised by all project team members
  • Ensure all meetings have formal & agreed recording of minutes, actions, decisions, and those are managed through to completion.
  • Operating in a Safe & Secure manner.
  • Implementing and embedding change and new ways of working alongside Business as Usual project delivery

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required

  • Leadership; being able to influence and align others towards the vision for the project, and to empower & inspire people to achieve success.
  • Integrity; being open, honest and doing the right thing. Keeping promises, admitting when I don't have the answer and when I have made a mistake.
  • Communication; being able to effectively communicate as part of a two-way interaction, using a range of techniques, to ensure the received meaning matches the transmitted meaning.
  • Stakeholder Management; being able to identify, plan and implement actions to positively engage parties with an interest in, or influence over, the project outputs.
  • Teamwork; being able to create an environment where a group of people with diverse personalities, skills, experiences and perspectives are empowered to collaborate towards a common goal.
  • Human Resource Management; supporting functional teams (including HR) to develop and manage our people in line with legal requirements and the client's policy.
  • Business Development; being able to identify, develop and deliver solutions to our customers' problems within an appropriate commercial framework to maximise benefit to both our customers and the client.
  • Negotiation & Conflict Management; being able to identify and address differences of objective, attitude or perception in order to produce an agreed outcome for all parties

Essential Qualifications/ Experience

  • Experience gained of leading a business, projects, programmes, portfolios or P3 function and successfully delivering complex projects.
  • Experience delivering projects to numerous customers.
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