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Senior Project Manager ( 1 Year Public Sector Contract)

Posted 9 March by Heat Recruitment Easy Apply Featured Ended

•Job Title: Senior Project Manager
•CV Submission Deadline: 13/03/2018 15:00
•The Maximum Pay Rate: Up to £540 (IR35)
•Location: Soapworks, Salford, Manchester
•Travel Required: Yes, to other Home Office locations
•Contract Length: 12 months
•Clearance Level Required: SC
•Additional Info: Inside IR35 1 position required
•Distribution: Programme and Project Management


Main Duties and Responsibilities: Takes responsibility for the definition; documentation and safe execution of a single major project or a number of smaller initiatives; actively participating in all phases of the project. Identifies; assesses and manages risks to the success of the project. Effectively estimates costs; timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project(s) to agreed terms of reference. Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan; providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders; as appropriate. Monitors and forecasts costs; timescales and resources used; and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensures that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria. Manages the change control procedure; ensures that change is captured; impact assessed and approved and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost; timescale and resource budgets; and are signed off. Gains agreement for revisions to the project(s) from project sponsors. Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring that team members are motivated and developing their skills and experience. Takes appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances. Actively represents the project team; ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business. Ensures that own projects are formally closed and; where appropriate; subsequently reviewed; and that lessons learned are captured and actioned. Produces appropriate documentation to support these processes.

Experience Required

1. Significant knowledge and experience of developing Target Operating Models for Infrastructure and Platforms services and products

2. Demonstrable experience of conceptual designs for people, organisation, functions and principles within a SIAM and Infrastructure environment

3. Creation and implementation of 2nd and 3rd line support tiers for, build, support and maintenance operational structures

4. Experience for creating and implementing product and service taxonomies

5. Experience in the implementation of SIAM and its operating functions

6. Hands on experience of working and developing an agile Dev Ops team/function

7. Knowledge in sequencing and prioritisation products for projects and programmes

8. Significant experience in delivering projects, into an Infrastructure and Platform and SIAM environment

Required skills

  • Infrastructure
  • Agile Environment
  • Operating Models
  • MSP Practitioner

Reference: 34643587

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