Posted on Sep 5, 2019 by Larson Group
Project Manager - Leeds £55,000 + Car Allowance, 25 days holidays + Great Benefits
- Do you want to work in a fast paced high performance delivery team?
- Are you commercially aware and customer focused in your project delivery?
- Do you want to build a career in a growing profitable organisation who value your efforts?
Our Leeds based client are looking for a project manager on a permanent basis to help build and retain the skills and knowledge within the delivery team as they build a high performing function in their Leeds office. There is a constant and increasing amount of requirement in the delivery team driven by the growth of the wider business and the need to improve and enhance customer facing products and services.
The Project Manager will need to be very commercially aware both form an internal cost perspective and from the strong management of global 3rd party supplier relationships, they must also thrive in a fast-paced delivery environment with the ability to act at speed but with high levels of accuracy, compliance and the necessary regulatory adherence.
The Project Manager will need stakeholder management skills as a pre-requisite from a business engagement perspective as they help deliver business change but also upwardly as they will have regular interaction up to board level on steering committees. Also, a solid understanding of risk around deployment. The project manager will be responsible for shaping, defining, managing and delivering a coherent set of activities to deliver the agreed project scope, on time and within budget.
Project Management Tasks
Define and plan the technical and business scope of projects and resources required to deliver and implement them effectively
Define, challenge, communicate and manage a critical path
Identify project stakeholders, define and execute effective communications plan Scope, manage and report the project budget
Identify and manage dependencies across projects, programmes or the portfolio
Support and manage the project team to achieve objectives, milestones and deliverables Identify, track, manage and resolve risks and issues within tolerance and escalate risks to governance boards
Project Management Responsibilities
Ensure stakeholders are well-informed and aligned to the project including running steering groups
Clearly define, document and deliver the project objectives
Identify and secure the appropriate level and capability of resources required to deliver the project
Track return on investment and maintain the business case
Managing the approval and sign-off of project deliverables
Qualifications & Experience
Prince2 or MSP Practitioner, or equivalent experience
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