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Senior Project Manager

  • Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Date posted: 08/03/2018
  • Job reference: J382946A

Senior Project Manager

We are actively looking to secure an innovative and pragmatic Senior Project Manager to join Experis.

Responsibilities include

  • To manage the delivery of tasks and standard projects in order to deliver the defined Business and customer benefits that meet the Project Business Case and Project Mandate
  • * Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required.
  • * Experience in successfully managing standard projects
    * Good knowledge of Project Management principles in accordance with industry and client standards.
    * Knowledge and experience as graded in PMCDF competency framework for Project Managers.
    * Team Leadership including the management of relationships and conflicts within project team.
    * Resource Management.
    * Financial management.
    * Delivery of the project to agreed timelines.
    * Working within the Life Cycle process to ensure the quality of the project is structured and achieved.
    * Ability to negotiate with internal team.
    * Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    * A reasonable level of commercial awareness.
    * A leadership style which will enable a consistent approach to delivery.
    * Knowledge of other functional disciplines related to delivery (e.g. finance).

Key Accountabilities

  • Management of projects to deliver project objectives that are defined in the Project Business Case and Project Mandate.
    * Ensuring projects meets all governance requirements in accordance with client policies and processes.
    * Ensuring projects meet all compliance requirements especially with respect to Legal and Safety requirements in accordance with corporate policies and processes.
    * Leadership of the project team
    * Management of suppliers, where appropriate, to ensure the fulfilment of the requirements within a Statement of Works that meets the standards of the Project Mandate.
    * Manage and resolve scheduling conflicts and where required seek additional support either internally or externally.
    * Manage resourcing forecast through the use of appropriate tools.
    * Work with procurement to obtain pricing and manage the purchase of all materials associated to the delivery of projects.
    * Management of Risks and Issues and the implementation of mitigation strategies.
    * Arrange periodic meetings with teams and team leads to discuss all activities.
    * Produce periodic reports and review as required.
    * Alert management to any significant Risks.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience working with an IT environment.
    * Industry recognised qualification. i.e. Prince2 / AMP / PMP
    * Demonstrable experience of full Lifecycle Project Management
    * SC cleared desirable - must be eligible if doesnt hold current SC clearance

Essential skills/Knowledge

  • 5+ years' experience as a Senior Project Manager
  • Managing large complex transformation projects
  • Proven track record of delivering on time / on budget
  • Strong Stakeholder / Customer facing experience is a must in a challenging environment
  • Excellent focus on financial management
  • Ability to work in a faced paced environment
  • Experience in management of Third party supplier relationships.
  • Good commercial acumen.
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