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Project Manager

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    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services

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    Project Manager

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package

  • Contact:

    Annabel O'Neill

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Position - Project Manager

Location - Leeds (possibility of fully remote working)

Salary - up to £65,000 plus benefits package


We are currently working with a leading British Construction business. Due to some significant transformations within the business, they are now looking to recruit an experience Project Manager to join their team, the role will be responsible for coordinating, managing, and delivering projects which will produce solutions to users' requirements.

Principle Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Build strong relationships with project teams and business stakeholders
  • To draft and submit business case proposals for budget approval
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • To produce and maintain project documentation and adhere to project governance as specified
  • Choose and apply appropriate project methodologies / delivery methods e.g. Agile / Waterfall
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Estimate the resources needed to achieve project goals and obtain availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan with clear milestones to monitor and track progress
  • To identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors as required
  • Undertake supplier management ensuring competitive pricing and performance
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs
  • Measure and drive project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Develop, plan and carry out appropriate tests as required for new services
  • To resolve issues and conflicts within the project
  • To carry out and contribute to Project Board meetings and manage the relationship with project stakeholders
  • To monitor and report project status and forecasts to the accepted standard and schedule.
  • To manage delivery, implementation and transition into Operational Support through the appropriate decision-making bodies
  • To conduct project Lessons Learned workshops, pull together recommendations and create Closure report
  • To gain Project Acceptance Sign Off
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of formal methods, processes and documentation standards
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to explain technical solutions in business terms
  • Good spoken and written communication skills and presentational skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Customer focussed
  • Proven experience in delivering projects across various disciplines (Application, Infrastructure and Software Development)
  • Understanding of Programme Management
  • Experience of working with both Waterfall and Agile delivery methods
  • Experience of leading and co-ordinating multi-resourced projects
  • Strong understanding of principles and frameworks of successful project management
  • Experience in using project management toolsets such as Microsoft Project

This role is based in Leeds (with flexible/remote working) and comes with a generous salary up to £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits.

For a confidential discussion - apply now.