Senior Project Manager

  • Location

    Southend-On-Sea, Essex

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £75000 per annum + Additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    rachel.eccles@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH130185_1606306669

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-13

  • Start date:

    ASAP


Role: Senior Project Manager
Location: Southend (currently working from home)
Start Date: ASAP

We are actively looking to secure a Senior PM 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.

Brief Description of Tasks to perform

As a member of the PM and PMO community, work collaboratively with other PM and PMO colleagues to enable delivery success:

  • Ability to track progress against project plans
  • Ability to track costs against budget
  • Ability to work with others to generate accurate forecasts
  • Actively maintain RAID logs
  • Facilitate the production and collation of weekly client reports
  • Be proactive in identifying project risks and issues
  • Can set-up meetings and run them effectively and to time
  • Can facilitate workshops effectively with senior clients

Required skills

  • Experience of a scaling Agile (e.g. using Scaled Agile Framework, SAFe).
  • Proficient in the use of Outlook, MS Teams, MS Project and collaboration tools including JIRA and Confluence.
  • Experience in a PM or Scrum Master role
  • Proficient in the use of Outlook, MS Teams, MS Project and collaboration tools including JIRA and Confluence.
  • A good understanding of Business Analysis.
  • Has worked on cloud-based solutions utilising AWS.
  • An understanding of Java-based microservices.
  • Flexible in working practices
  • Exceptional listening, written and verbal communication skills including exceptional client facing/consulting skills
  • Demonstrable experience influencing senior stakeholders, building confidence in delivery and demonstrating domain knowledge.
  • Will have own opinions about how to build great software and be prepared to defend them
  • Experience of iterative development of a prototype through to a live MVP delivery
  • Experience running and facilitating technically-focussed workshops.
  • Experience and appreciation of the value of Agile delivery (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Self-starter who is proactive and requires minimal support or guidance

Desirable Skills

  • Experience working in the public sector.

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.