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Project Manager£ 50,000 - £60,000


Ref: AS - PMC

Location: Crawley, UK

Type: Permanent


An industry leading organisation who are currently looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager to join their established team

My client is an industry leading organisation who are currently looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager to join their established team who will be responsible for the successful delivery of several projects, ensuring effective project management techniques are applied to the projects to ensure delivery.

 

The role holder will typically focus on medium sized projects and are expected to have the experience of managing both IT and business projects throughout the whole life cycle. The Project Manager will be responsible for identifying and securing project resources and for their subsequent management throughout the project which could include both internal and third-party resources. The role holder will have excellent communications and stakeholder skill up to Senior Manager level.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing either a medium/large project or a number of assigned projects, often concurrently, including
  • Stakeholder Management up to senior management level.
  • Planning all aspects of work through the full lifecycle, working to the appropriate project management methodology
  • Delivery to agreed time, cost and quality measures
  • Risk, Issue and Dependency Management
  • Engaging, leading, directing and motivating the project team(s)
  • Project governance and reporting to stakeholders up to Senior Management level, but producing reports suitable for presentation at ExCo and Board level
  • Financial management of budget
  • Management of internal and third party resources (where applicable)
  • Providing coaching/mentoring to less experienced staff
  • Taking responsibility for personal continued professional development.
  • Working alongside the Procurement function to manage supplier relationships
  • The role holder will be expected to work within the boundaries of the organisation’s Project Management framework and Governance structure.

 

The candidate:

  • Experience in managing IT and business focused projects throughout the whole lifecycle including managing new technology projects. 
  • Experience in both Waterfall and Agile project methodologies, ideally coupled with a formal PM qualification such as Prince 2 and/or APM.
  • Demonstrable experience in managing a range of IT and business led projects, and a good understanding of practical project management
  • Planning skills and ability to create and manage project plans
  • Experienced and capable in managing relationships with stakeholders up to Senior Manager level both internally and externally
  • Experience in managing budgets and working with financial reporting tools
  • Good leadership, management and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with staff and management
  • A team player with a can-do attitude, focused on results and delivery
  • Strong enough to stand ground on key decisions, and willing and able to positively challenge stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure with good problem solving skills

 

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 Per annum

Andrew Spence

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