Project Manager

Farnham, Surrey
Up to £65000.00 per annum
Closing date
2 Aug 2021

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Job Function
Project Manager

Job Details

A large organisation in Farnham are currently looking to hire a Project Manager in the IT sector for a 9 month fixed term contract to work with the organisation that are ambitious and determined to achieve excellence.

To be considered for this role you should have a solid understanding of Traditional as well as Agile Project Management methodologies, values and procedures in addition to having strong motivational management and team leadership skills with the ability to get the best out of the project team.

This is a great opportunity if you are either an experienced Project Manager or someone who shows clear leadership potential in their current role. Above all else, this role offers the chance to take your career to the next level.


As the Project Manager, you will be responsible for

Lead the scoping, planning and delivery of IT Projects, including securing finance, articulating, understanding, and documenting business requirements, compiling business cases and compiling technical documentation as part of the handover to live operational teams.

Work with internal technical and operational staff and 3rd party suppliers to achieve successful project delivery and transition into live operations.
Take ownership of every contributing aspect of Project delivery including, as appropriate, appointment and management of suppliers.
Using the tools provided by both Agile Project Management and traditional Project Management, apply the best tools at the right time to achieve project success.
Ensure that the team is fully functional and productive.
Enable close cooperation across all roles and functions in the team and remove impediments as they appear.

Experience Needed

An understanding of Project Scoping, Planning, Management and Closure, during your time in this role, you will define project scope with the assistance of the right team to do so.
Experience working with a team as you will assist with development of members of the team.
Able to measure project performance and refer with stakeholder support.
Clear understanding of Agile methodologies as well as traditional Project Management methodologies.
Have the willingness to understand fundamentals of iterative delivery in the organisation.
Enthusiastic and driven with a desire to succeed and to help others to succeed.
An Understanding of technology projects including software and infrastructure engineering.
Excellent communication skills are essential.
Attitude of transparency, have the desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about delivery and grow business trust.
Attitude of empowerment, must be able to lead a team to self organisation and encourage teams to take ownership of the project deliverables.
Situationally aware, must be the first one to notice differences and issues as they arise, resolve them and if necessary, elevate them without hesitation.
Experience in the automotive industry.

What you'll get in return

Flexible working options available in respect of hybrid work arrangements. 23 days holiday and bank holidays with the salary on offer is £65,000 with a £5,000 car allowance.

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