Project Managers

Competitive | Winchester | Contract
Posted 1 year ago

Project Manager – Hampshire – 6 months – c. £360 per day INSIDE IR35

New Year, new contract..?

You will be working in a pool of permanent & contract PM’s who are assigned to projects as demand arises, priorities are assigned and availability of fellow PM’s assessed. Hence no information on specific projects.

Job Purpose:
To manage and successfully deliver large and often complex IT solutions to fulfil organisational business requirements, in line with corporate and departmental IT strategy. This role is based in the IT Department, working with corporate and departmental solutions covering IT infrastructure, deployments of new software and application enhancements to different departments, both locally and cloud based.

Working in a fast paced IT delivery organisation your main responsibilities will be to:
• Manage and successfully deliver projects, ensuring in line with agreed standards, providing fit for purpose solutions within time, quality and budget constraints
• Successfully manage project stakeholders and communications developing strong relations with the key stakeholders and project board members
• Demonstrate strong control of the project delivery, agreeing and managing projects tolerances, utilising project standards and tools to ensure clear governance and plans
• Manage projects for a variety of customers and partners and often a range of projects concurrently
• Manage any project risks, providing appropriate controls and escalation and contain issues to avoid escalation from key stakeholders
• Work with programme and portfolio managers, other project managers, technical leads and customers to ensure dependencies on other projects are identified and managed
• Provide quality assurance and monitor performance of projects, providing reports to senior management/members as required
• PRINCE2 Practitioner (or equivalent)

The ideal candidate will also possess the following qualities:
• Integrity, enthusiasm, confidence – able to command authority naturally
• The ability to ask good questions and listen to stakeholders – to care about excellent communication and build valuable relationships
• Good negotiation skills with the ability to resolve conflicts by finding the win-win scenarios for everyone
• Be cool under pressure and carry on getting things done
• Ability to quickly understand the environment we’re working in and become a part of the culture
• A determination to achieve the best results
• Have a positive outlook and look forward to going to work

If you feel your skills and experience make you a good fit for this role, please give me a call or send over your current CV to me at: // 01892 553 231.

NB: This role will close for applications Friday 5 January 2018. I will endeavour to respond to your application, however if you don’t hear back from me within 7 days please assume you’ve not been successful this time. Thank you.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sarah Waller
01892 553 231

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