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Project Manager

Posted 5 April by Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC Featured Ended

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team in Staines. We are looking for someone that is early in their project management career to work with the Programme Manager - CEO Office and team colleagues to develop and deliver the programme/project plans.

What we are looking for:

  • To a standard project management methodology, end to end responsibility for the delivery of assigned business change projects.

  • To lead project planning, scheduling, controlling and reporting activities ensuring that comprehensive project, quality, and risk plans are prepared and maintained and issues are actively managed through to their successful resolution.

  • Deliver effective communication to all interested parties including stakeholders and Senior Leaders to support effective decision-making, provide project status updates, and manage the smooth and integrated delivery of projects.

  • To support the production of robust business cases/proposals and ensure that the projects remain on target to enable the achievement of declared business benefits.

  • Where a third party is involved in a project, manage the relationships ensuring that dependencies are identified and managed and deliverables are achieved, as defined in the project's plan and without incurring unnecessary cost or delay to the project.
  • Determine, monitor and review all elements of the project, including costs, staffing requirements, project resources, and project risk, ensuring that there are appropriate and effective governance arrangements, supported by appropriate reporting.
  • The co-ordination and management of project meetings, chairing the meetings and documentation of minutes and actions.
  • To undertake any other duties as specified from time to time in accordance with Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC's business requirements.

Who we are looking for:

  • The successful candidate will need to be organised, energetic, approachable, and willing to work in a dynamic environment.

  • A good attention to detail, analytical skills with the ability to suggest creative solutions.

  • Experience of leading and motivating teams of people to meet challenging targets and goals.

  • Benefit realisation experience

  • 3 years+ project management experience of full project lifecycle, ideally Prince2 or other project management accreditation

  • Experience of working within an Agile project environment is desirable

  • Process Management or Process Improvement qualification such as Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen desirable.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, MS Project and Powerpoint.

Reference: 34838453

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