Project Manager

Posted 13 April by APM Easy Apply Featured

Project Manager

Up to £45K depending on experience

Full time FTC - 35 hours week

The award-winning Association for Project Management (APM) is the Chartered body for the project profession. APM is committed to developing and promoting project and programme management through its FIVE Dimensions of Professionalism. Working with government, the private sector and professional bodies, APM uses its Chartered status to raise the profile, awareness and understanding of project management.

APM’s mission is: "Inspiring communities to deliver meaningful change for societal benefit by advancing the art, science, theory and practice of project management."

The largest professional body of its kind in Europe, APM provides products and services including registered membership and qualifications, events, publications and research. Its headquarters are located in Princes Risborough in Buckinghamshire. APM is the certification body in the United Kingdom for the International Project Management Association (IPMA).

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This exciting and diverse role is required to support APM in managing and delivering its strategic project portfolio.

APM is currently on a journey defining and delivering a number of new initiatives that will contribute to its overall strategy.

Key projects for 2018/19 include the delivery of the Chartered Project Professional Standard and updating the Body of Knowledge publication (BoK 7).

We require an individual to join our Portfolio team who has the experience and passion to motivate teams and deliver specific project objectives. Projects are typically in the areas of product development and system development.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 3 years’ project management and delivery experience

  • Scope and Schedule Management
  • Risk and Issue Management
  • Finance and cost control management
  • Resource and people management
  • Benefits Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Proven experience of delivering projects to time, cost and quality

  • Successful experience of translating analysis into practical implementation

  • Facilitation and workshop experience

  • Experience of different project management approaches e.g. agile and waterfall
  • Outstanding communication and inter-personal skills

  • Effective negotiation skills

  • High-level of IT literacy, proficient user of Microsoft Office tools and MS Project

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If you are interested in this opportunity and feel you have the necessary skills and expertise to work with APM please apply by submitting your CV.

Please note if you have not been contacted within three weeks of the closing date, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We wish you all the success in finding employment.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Main benefits at APM:

  • 25 days holiday (excluding all public holidays). This increases with length of service - by one day after four years’ service, then another day every other year, to a max of 30 days per year.

  • Private healthcare and dental cover is available after completion of six month probationary period. APM pays the premium for the employee. This becomes a 'benefit in kind’.

  • Pension scheme offered in line with auto enrolment. APM can contribute up to 7% of your salary depending on your own contribution. Even if you don’t want to make any contributions, APM can contribute 4% of your salary. The pension scheme is available as a salary sacrifice.

  • There is a sick pay scheme which pays up to 30 days full pay for sickness absence in a rolling 12 months period, payable after probationary period.

  • Life assurance at four times the salary.

  • Salary sacrifice schemes - childcare vouchers, bus and train season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, walking to work scheme, additional annual leave (up to 10 days), and pension scheme.

  • Free parking - this is not guaranteed.

  • Employee Assistance Programme.

  • Performance Related Pay (PRP) scheme. The discretionary bonus will take account of individual performance as well as APM’s overall financial performance.

Required skills

  • Budget Management
  • Program Management
  • Project Management
  • Matrix Management
  • Stakeholder Management

Reference: 34498495

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