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Project Manager (Senior)

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: BBBH93888
  • Location: Location: England, Leicester
  • Sector: Sector: Corporate, Administration, Utilities
  • Salary: Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 26/08/2016
This vacancy has now expired.
Responsibilities:

*Accountable for the delivery of multiple changes and new capability to the identified business
areas within agreed timescales and to agreed level of quality

*Identify initiatives for continuous improvement and work collaboratively with the change
community to build our best practice framework and techniques

*Manage day to day project pressures and constraints so as to mitigate impact on achieving key
performance indicators

*Ensure all team operations and activities meet internal and external audit standards and where
deficiencies are identified ensure action plans are in place and progressed effectively

*Responsible for the readiness of targeted business areas to ensure they are ready to accept the
change and realise the identified benefits

*Work with dependent functions; customer experience, digital, finance, IT, legal marketing
communications etc. to establish and maintain fruitful, mutually beneficial relationships


Applicants must have:

*Extensive project management experience, complex projects worth up to £2m
*Experience of managing a portfolio of projects in parallel, and of scoping large projects
*Demonstrable experience of embedding complex change across different teams - strong
leadership
skills essential
*Advanced stakeholder management skills, including ability to build relationships with project
sponsors and customers
*Experience of working in a business change environment and a proven ability to drive
transformation

Favourable to have:

*Degree level education
*Prince 2 or APMP qualification and the ability to use Microsoft Project or a similar planning tool
*Demonstrable people management skills - ideally you'll have previous line management
experience


Required Skills:

*Extensive project management experience, including scoping and the delivery of significant,
complex projects worth up to £2m.
*Experience of managing a portfolio of projects in parallel, and of scoping large projects.
*Demonstrable experience of embedding complex change across different operational teams -
strong leadership skills are essential.
*Advanced stakeholder management skills, including the ability to build strong relationships with
project sponsors and customers.
*Prince 2 or APMP qualification and the ability to use Microsoft Project or a similar planning tool.
*A degree level education, experience of working in a business change environment and a proven
ability to drive transformation.
*Demonstrable people management skills - ideally you'll have previous line management
experience.

All applicants MUST hold the right to live and work in the UK.

We apologise that due to the high number of applications, not all can be answered. If you receive no reply within 5 working days your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office