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Project Manager

Project Manager - WFH - Duration 3 months - Rate c £500/day umbrella.
Key words / skills: Project Manager, Public Sector, Prince2, Agile, P30

Overview:
Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side BEIS in order to recruit a number of Project Managers to work from home initially on a 3 month contract.
As a Project Manager your duties and responsibilities will include:
Work as part of the Business Change team to:

Take the lead on work packages and accountable for delivery, milestones and reporting
Adhere to project governance and processes embedded in the PMO project lifecycle
Create project plans and subsequent maintenance of plans throughout the duration of the projects
Provide regular risk and issues monitoring
Ensure accurate tracking and reporting of project progress, performance to schedule and performance to budget
Present progress updates, health checks and gateway reviews
Deliver consistent quality across all project documentation, including highlight reports
Proactively flag successes, concerns, risks and resource requirements to the Accountable Owner
Build good working relationships with stakeholders at all levels, setting realistic expectations, maximising co-operation and ensuring tight deadlines are met
Work with the change and engagement team and agree communication strategies for each project and identify dependencies
Manage the change process throughout the project lifecycle
Ensure that the projects are delivered successfully through to BAU and the documentation and support structure is in place, where applicable.

This is an outline description of the key responsibilities and accountabilities involved in the job. This is not an exhaustive list and the post-holder might be expected to undertake any other duties across the wider directorate, commensurate with the Band and level of responsibility of this post, for which the post holder has the necessary experience and/or training.

Person Specification:
Qualifications:
Essential -
Degree level qualification or equivalent experience e.g demonstrable Project management experience
Prince2, Agile or P3O qualification is desirable

Experience:
Essential –
Project management experience
Working knowledge and experience of structured project methodologies including formal project tracking and reporting and a good understanding of project lifecycles
Proven ability to build effective working relationships with third party suppliers, technical teams and stakeholders at all levels
Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing deadlines at the same time

Desirable –
Experience in public sector organizations

Skills:
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365
Strong organisational and time management skills
Self-awareness and a high level of professionalism
Patience
Self-motivation
Self-assurance
Resilience

Candidate:
You will be an experienced Project Manager.
5-10 years exp.


To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.