Project Manager

Posted 6 days ago by Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions Easy Apply

Our client has a vacancy for a Project Manager, focused on Agile project delivery, reporting to the Resource Manager. This role is offered as a 12 month fixed term contract.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Delivering projects according to methodology best-practice

  • Managing the day-to-day running of the project / workstream

  • Empowering team members to own their tasks, nurturing in Agile capability when required

  • Reporting progress to the Project Board, comparing performance against the baseline time, cost and quality constraints

  • Completing and maintaining project documentation during the lifecycle of the project

  • Managing budget, issues and risks

  • Escalation of change and exception conditions to the Project Board

  • Overseeing the implementation of the project’s deliverables

    • Bringing the project / workstream to a controlled close
The successful applicant needs to have:
  • The successful candidate must be Prince II qualified at Practitioner level and will ideally be qualified at level 6 of the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) (degree level or equivalent).

  • Knowledge and strong understanding of formal Project Management techniques

  • Strong stakeholder management experience and relationship building skills to be able to interact at a Board level

  • Experience in full lifecycle software product development and roll-out

  • Experience of Agile delivery environments, such as Scrum, Kanban or XP

  • Experience in using Waterfall and hybrid project delivery methodologies

  • Experience of managing multiple projects at any one time (from start to finish)

  • Appreciation of budget management and associated skills

  • Ability to delegate tasks and provide feedback

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

Reference: 35498106

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