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Project Manager

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
£475 Per Day (Inside IR35)
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Project Manager| 6 Months| £475 Per Day (Inside IR35)

Our central government client is looking for a Project Manager to join their team on a 6 month initial contract. Key activities include:

-Day-to-day responsibility for the delivery of the plan for the work

-Responsible for tracking progress and reporting as require

-Creation and maintenance of project artefacts such as RAID, PID, Stakeholder Mapping/RASCI

-Implement the engagement strategy for the work

Skills Required:

- End-to-end management for specific work packets/workstreams, including planning, execution, monitoring, and closure.

- Define project and workstream scope, objectives, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders.

- Develop and maintain detailed project and workstream plans, timelines, and resource allocation.

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

- Proficiency in project management tools, collaboration software, and office productivity suites.

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.

- Ability to work independently and lead cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.

- Establish and maintain project controls, keeping the project manager aware of the project status. Prepare project performance reports, presenting statistics and researching new information.

Risk Management:

- Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies.

- Proactively monitor project progress and address any deviations from the plan.

- Provide regular status updates and risk assessments to senior management.


In return, you will receive the opportunity to support a major government department, going through large digital transformation. The possibility to work on a 6 month contract on paying up to £475 p/day (in scope of IR35). There will be a requirement to be on site 1 day per week in London.




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