Senior Project Manager
Posted on Nov 25, 2022 by Hays Specialist Recruitment
Great opportunity for a senior project manager
Working within the Partnerships & Change team, the Senior Project Manager will lead and manage complex and potentially politically sensitive projects in support of the business' strategic vision and the needs of our client bodies, promoting high quality results and user confidence.
The role requires the use of experienced project management techniques to initiate, manage, deliver and close down complex projects. These projects could range from focused IT development through to business change projects.
Your new role
- You need to ensure that benefits and risks are tracked across the roadmap and transferred to the business at project close
- Provides regular reports and statistics as necessary for strategic governance and planning
- Delivers feedback on project team members for performance management
- Provides direct line management support to a small number of project managers
What you'll need to succeed
- Have knowledge of and experience of using Project Management frameworks, disciplines, and policies (eg Agile, PRINCE2 or PRINCE2 Agile).
- In-depth knowledge of people change management implications, techniques and practices.
- Strong commercial acumen with a keen focus on financial management, value for money and procurement process.
- Understanding of transition management.
- Great ability to define and manage relevant and fit for purpose governance controls
- Great understanding of how to motivate and negotiate with individuals including project team members, clients, senior stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers.
- Excellent leadership skills with a proven ability to build teams and lead them to deliver successfully.
- Strong analytical skills and complex problem-solving abilities.
- Demonstrable ability to deliver under pressure and to strict deadlines.
- Proven experience of leading complex business change initiatives.
- Change Management and Lean Six Sigma methodologies.
- ERP or complex systems delivery involvement.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.