5 months ago
Senior Project Manager - FCO - Duration 6 months - London - Rate c £550/day umbrella.
Key words / Skills: Project Manager, Public Sector, FCO, Foreign Commonwealth Office, ITSM Toolset, Waterfall, Agile, Security Cleared. SC Cleared.
Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side the FCO in order to recruit a Senior Project Manager to work on a 6 month contract in London.
As a Senior Project Manager your responsibilities and duties will include:
Senior Project Manager on end-to-end delivery of complex technical and business change elements of an enterprise wide Transformation Programme. The role will agree and manage concurrent projects, that link to business and technology (ITSM Toolset) .
Context and environment
As a Senior Project Manager, you will be a proactive individual with the skills and experience to deliver complex projects with a large number of internal and external stakeholders. You will have operated at a senior level in project delivery environment and understand the ingredients for successful project delivery. With a strong PPM leadership and delivery background at a senior level, you will have extensive experience of planning, dependency management, dynamic and insightful reporting, stakeholder management and delivery.
The FCDO works in a waterfall environment but transitioning more towards agile therefore you will have prior experience of this
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.
You will be SC Cleared / Security Cleared.
Experienced Senior Project Manager
Public Sector experience.
To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
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