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Project Manager

  • Job reference: 49926
  • Location: Swindon
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Other
  • Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum

Position: Project Manager

Location: Swindon

Salary: £45,000 / £49,000 (Dependant on experience)

Start Date: ASAP

Our client's ever-expanding Digital Delivery team are looking to recruit a Project Manager to help drive our ambitious technology projects across the business. The Project Manager will be responsible for shaping, defining, managing and delivering a coherent set of activities across a range of projects within the Digital team reporting in to a Programme Manager. They will need to be able to help define project scope, outcomes and run the project/s to the usual standards of time, quality and budget whilst engaging and managing the project/s wider stakeholders.

Key skills:

  • Prince 2 Practitioner
  • ITIL v3 Foundation
  • Has worked in a Utilities or regulated environment
  • Has lead IT projects
  • Has lead SaaS, PaaS or IaaS projects
  • Project delivery using Agile methodologies
  • Delivery of both infrastructure and / or application projects
  • Delivery of projects through the full lifecycle
  • Management of multiple disciplinary project teams
  • Management of suppliers
  • Selection of appropriate project delivery and commercial approaches
  • Ability to manage and work with additional project resources from potentially multiple Service Integrators
  • Skill at managing stakeholders and balancing diplomacy and tact with assertiveness
  • Use of MS Project, MS Excel and MS Word

Key accountability:

  • Lead and manage project activities / delivery team/s
  • Define and baseline the project's scope, plan and budget that will successfully deliver the business outcomes / objectives
  • Identify, engage and manage direct and indirect stakeholders appropriately in context of their role within the project/s
  • Establish regular project review meetings covering cost, schedule, resources, RAID and RAG statuses
  • Create weekly project status reports
  • Attend project appraisal workshops / reviews and project kick off meetings
  • Maintain project/s cost models covering actual, accrual and forecast
  • Issue resolution and stakeholder management
  • Create project closure reports and lead lessons learned workshops
  • Identify and manage RAID items within the project and escalate where appropriate
  • Lead and manage the project team/s to achieve objectives, milestones and deliverables
  • Manage project change (scope, time, budget) within agreed tolerances or escalate changes to the project control board/s
  • Follow agreed governance standards across the project/s lifecycle/s
  • Ensure all project/s follow the agreed delivery framework

Please apply with an up to date CV if this role is of interest.

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