Project Manager

Recruiter
Skypath
Location
Berkshire
Salary
£45,000 per annum + 25 days holidays.
Posted
24 Sep 2020
Closes
09 Oct 2020
Sector
Other
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Purpose

  • To project manage small and low risk projects from project initiation through to closure.
  • Responsibility for ensuring projects are on track and to within the agreed budget.
  • Projects will include Client Implementations, Business Change and Product Development.
  • This role will also carry out project administration duties to ensure internal processes are adhered to.

Project Management

Job Responsibilities:

End to end project management of small, low risk projects from project set up through to closure. This will include; working with the Account Manager /CEO / Operations Manager to determine the scope, delivery scales, and financial costings of a project.
Build and keep up to date a project plan to be agreed with the client and lead technical delivery consultant
Ensure the project is resourced efficiently taking into account resource capacity and skills.
Monitor delivery of the project on a daily basis to ensure the project is completed on time, scope and to agreed budget.
Escalate any risk or issues impacting the delivery of the project to the Head of Operations
Manage the client to ensure deliverables are met and if not the plan impact, risks and issues are communicated.
Manage any changes to the project by following the change request process
Complete weekly status reports to provide the Head of Operations with a temperature check on project delivery
Ensure projects are invoiced monthly as required
Ensure all company processes are followed as outlined (included gates project management procedures)
Test / review delivered work where required
Support the Head of Operations or CEO with project administration activities as required, including;
Ensuring resource planned leave is entered in the project management tool
Ensuring task administration is followed (deliverables outlined, active tasks are only data in the past if they are still being worked on or are blocked)
Reviewing resource capacity and liaising with the appropriate project managers to review deliverables where resources are over/under
Assist with reporting from the project management tool where required

Skills And Knowledge

Proven experience within a project management role or working in PMO with a career pathway into project management.
Experience of the end to end project life cycle from project initiation through to closure
Experience of both agile and waterfall project management methods
Experience of working in a dynamic, fast paced environment with changing priorities
Excellent organisation skills, able to manage multiple tasks and projects
Confidence to communicate, negotiate and influence varying levels of stakeholders both internal and external
Able to build rapport with others
Resilient individual with the ability to work calmly under pressure
Diligence and attention to detail to ensure work is delivered to a high standard
Able to work independently but be a key contributor to a highly efficient team
PRINCE 2 or equivalent is advantageous but not essential
Experience of Celoxis Project Management tool is advantageous but not essential

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