Project ManagerLocation: Remote initially due to COVID and Southend-On-Sea as a base locationWe are actively looking to secure a Technical Project 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 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.Role description - We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our Client's External Test team to lead on a CDS Programme. Working within the External Test team of the CDS Programme, the purpose of this role is to support the key pillars of the External Testing service - covering dress rehearsal, cutover to live and post implementation hyper-care / support.The role will be working to an External Test Project Manager and support the execution of collaborative external test activities with both cross-programme and external stakeholders.The role will have exposure to senior stakeholders and be supporting high profile activities within the Programme which are critical to the successful implementation of the Programme's plan to migrate high volume users onto the service.Key activities include:Taking ownership of the planning, scheduling, execution and monitoring / issue resolution of external test for a specific subset of the team scope / customer group.Working collaboratively with internal and external programme stakeholders in execution of these activities;Support documenting and developing the approach for External Test services in relation to key customer groups;Support ongoing development of External Test services in line with the scope of Programme releases;Identification and analysis of problems and issues that may affect the successful adoption of External Test services;Application of proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to ensure that the team's plans and objectives are achieved;Gathering and analysing data relating to External Test services covering both technical and business aspects in order to support incident management and service evaluation / reportingSkills and Qualifications:Proficient in planning and detailed scheduling including implementation planningExperience of complex technology enabled E2E business processesExcellent analytical capability within a technical environmentStrong presentation skills: written / oral communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex problems or solutions.Experience of developing and delivering solutions working with DevOps teams Technologies - Proficient in MS Office, MS Project, JIRA and Confluence If you have the above skills, please submit your CV in the first instance.