Project Manager

3 days left

Low Teams, Gateshead (NE8), NE8 2SY
£30000 - £45000 per annum
22 Mar 2021
22 Apr 2021
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

The perfect candidate:

  • Significant project experience of embedding a new system or business change into business-as-usual
  • Substantial demonstrable exposure of the people side of system implementation including a broad range of stakeholder communications
  • Experience in responding and documenting new technical processes as they are agreed
  • Experience in development and management of project budgets
  • Demonstrable leadership qualities and inclusive attitude, good team worker
  • Expertise in risk management, reporting and prioritisation.
  • Collaborative, diplomatic and assertive with good influencing and negotiation skills
  • Experience of working in a project management environment and delivering complex work at fast pace to a high standard.
  • Organisation, influencing and problem-solving skills as well as a strong desire to make a difference
  • Advanced communication and stakeholder engagement skills including the ability to influence more senior colleagues

What you will do:

  • Develop and implement an approach to systems and business change management, governance and engagement to support the delivery of key finance projects and change programmes.
  • Create, manage and deliver project work plans and ways of working to meet changing organisational needs and requirements, sharing and embedding these across the business
  • Design and deliver major finance change projects including determining scope, timelines, budgets and risk management processes
  • Liaising with the communications team and diverse groups of stakeholders to ensure effective communication and governance
  • Coach, develop and influence project leads to ensure that projects are well designed, managed and resourced, that are translated into tangible deliverables in line with our strategic objectives
  • Delivering progress reports, proposals, and other required documentation to various audiences, including project teams, internal and external sponsors and key stakeholders
  • Work with the Lead Director of finance, senior leaders and relevant project leads to ensure that the programme portfolio is adequately governed, reported, monitored and planned, to deliver a successful outcome
  • Line manage staff as appropriate in line with our values and policies
  • Work with our finance team to ensure projects are appropriately costed, ensuring value for money and that efficiency savings can be realised
  • Work within all current policies and procedures, including attending all mandatory training
  • Take a key role in risk management.