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Project Manager

  • Location England
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH134133

Project Manager // Agile // Scrum // Workplace Pensions // £600 outside IR35

SW England // Contract // Hybrid working

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead a multi-disciplined project team to develop and deliver critical projects in line with defined project accountabilities. This can be either a standalone project or a project within an overall programme.
  • Deploy an appropriate methodology (Waterfall, Agile/SCRUM, iterative) in line with the project success criteria.
  • Lead the development of appropriate project documentation in a full project management lifecycle including maintenance of project files and compilation of reports. To include PIDs, RAID logs, stage gate reports etc.
  • Ensure an efficient allocation of project resources with clear roles and responsibilities in place. Manage third party contributions as appropriate working closely with the vendor management office.
  • Ensure timely and appropriate reporting ensuring escalation of critical issues as appropriate.
  • Manage stakeholder relationships across the business up to Group Director Level.
  • Establish controlled project quality procedures and administer all related project plans including quality, test and implementation plans.
  • Manage project progress proactively, resolving issues through initiating appropriate corrective action.

Key experience:

    • Demonstrable experience working in a project environment
    • Experience of managing project budgets
    • Demonstrable experience of leading full lifecycle project delivery through to benefit realisation
    • Experience of working alongside Project Management Office for a successful delivery
    • Advanced user of project management software (e.g. MS Project, Visio)
    • Advanced skills in MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint
    • Managing large, complex projects consisting of technical and business change
    • Versed in all core project disciplines e.g. scope definition, planning, risk & issue management, benefit realisation and project governance
    • Working experience of Waterfall project/programme management methods. Appreciation of Agile/iterative techniques.
    • People Management skills including team capability improvement and change best practices
    • People management skills within a 'virtual team' environment