Project Manager

Posted 2 January by Uniting Ambition
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Project Manager

£50,000 + Bonus + Benefits

West Midlands (Commutable from Birmingham, Worcester, Stratford upon Avon, Leamington Spac, Coventry)

Are you a Project Manager, looking for your next challenge? Now is your chance to join an award-winning retail business and household name. We are working with the senior team of a well known organisation on an exclusive basis to grow their project management function as they embark on a large transformation programme. We are looking for a Project Manager that is wanting to be part of an exciting journey.

There are a number of key technology projects currently in flight but in addition to these they are about to embark on a large transformation programme using cutting edge technology. As one of the Project Managers you will be joining the business at an exciting time as they start this evolution. They are making the transition into using AGILE although some projects will still need a Waterfall approach.

This role would suit a Project Managerr who has experience of delivering Software or packaged application projects, have also worked with 3rd party supplies and therefore have strong stakeholder management, supplier management and experience of managing projects end to end

3+ years as a Project manager with proven track-record of successfully delivering projects (or workstreams) to timeline and cost

  • Good level of communication and influencing skills and good listener
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships
  • Is collaborative and works in a co-operative way
  • Can prioritise and plan effectively
  • Can multi-task and is highly organised
  • Good working knowledge of project lifecycle, techniques and methodologies (AGILE/Waterfall)
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Has a hands-on approach, is delivery focused with an emphasis on practical result

Project Managre Responsiblities:

    • Responsible for projects with varying budgets, or work streams within a programme.
    • Understand commercial drivers and business strategy to ensure appropriate project prioritisation
    • Maintain effective relationships with stakeholders, provide communication strategies, ensure business ownership
    • Work closely with non-IT project managers to ensure the successful delivery of change.
    • Manage risks, issues and changes, including change budgets, escalating as appropriate
    • Produce a project plan and critical path and provide required reporting, including RAG project status reports
    • Identify resource requirements and assign individual responsibilities, including third parties
    • Day to day management of operational aspects of the project and scope
    • Provide guidance to project teams and communication with Stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle, and clearly and concisely communicate project progress and status to stakeholders.
    • Ensure organisational procedures, project methodologies/standards and best practice are adhered to
  • Control and report on all expenditure in accordance with corporate governance processes

Project Manager
£50,000 + Bonus + Benefits

West Midlands (Commutable from Birmingham, Worcester, Stratford upon Avon, Leamington Spac, Coventry)

Reference: 36925938

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