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Project Manager - Set up a PMO

Posted 17 January by Cathcart Associates Ended

Project Manager required to join our client in Edinburgh City Centre. This will be for an initial 3 months, paying £300 - £400 per day. My client can offer very flexible working, the first few weeks will need to be based onsite, but the rest of the contract can be carried out from home. My client are arranging interviews right away and we would be looking for a start on very short notice.

You will have experience delivering key business projects spanning across Technology, Finance, Governance etc ideally from a Financial Services / Banking background. My client are looking to set up a formalised project management function, so previous experience setting up a Project Management Office (PMO) would be ideal. You will ensure the delivery of multiple, concurrent projects, from end-to-end, ensuring that project teams meet agreed deadlines and objectives. In addition to producing, monitoring, and maintaining project plans (including budget, scope, etc.) you will work closely with key stakeholders to ensure that evolving business needs are met.

Candidates wishing to apply should be able to demonstrate knowledge of appropriate delivery methodologies whether this be Agile, Waterfall, Prince 2 or Six Sigma, etc

Key Skills and Experience

** Define project scope, benchmarks, and deliverables that support business goals

** A good record of managing scope, time, and budget of multiple simultaneous project

** Effectively influence and manage the expectations of stakeholders at all levels, clearly articulating issues and options

** Strong knowledge of project management principles and practices

** Project Management qualification - Prince 2, PMP etc

** Previous experience in Financial Services / Banking would be beneficial

** Excellent planning, co-ordination and organisation skills

You will be a leading point of contact ensuring strategic business changes are implemented whilst setting up a formalised PMO for a well-known organisation.

If this sounds interesting, please apply ASAP, or call Murray Simpson for additional information

Project Manager / Change Manager / Programme Manager / Business Change / Strategy / Strategic Change / PMO / Contract / Edinburgh

Reference: 34254426

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