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Project Manager

  • Location: Horsham, West Sussex
  • Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Insure Recruitment ltd

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Project Manager 9 month contract Horsham £35Kpa to £50Kpa + excellent benefits

Overall Purpose of the Job:
Manage and Coordinate multiple projects/programmes to ensure each is aligned with the overall business aims and priorities. Create, organise, manage and report on programmes to support the companys strategic direction.

Key Activities & Responsibilities:
Full accountability for programme governance Stakeholder management internal and external
Manage the programme / project budgets / change financials subject to oversight by Group Finance Work with key business leads to deliver endtoend change including embedding change practices
Ensure any introduced change is futureproofed to meet our clients Vision; challenge the requirements, apply common sense to prioritisation, and guide the business through the change processes Liaise with Project and Line Managers to appoint project leads and team members to individual projects taking into consideration BAU requirements
Coordinate individual projects and manage the dependencies between them Ensure that projects are delivered ontime, within scope and within budget
Set milestones against activities, report progress against them, identifying challenges or delivery risks early Develop and implement evaluation methods to assess each programmes strengths and identify areas of improvement
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
Plan the global resource across projects, identifying any risks, conflicts or issues Maintain programme risk and issue logs, with regular analysis and reports for programme reviews

Required Skills/Experience:
Previous experience within project / programme environment & Change management minimum 5 years Degree or equivalent in Business Management
Proven experience of planning and executing strategic business objectives Strong stakeholder management and engagement skills are essential
Strong leadership, negotiation and influencing skills Ability to control and manage budgets / P & L ownership experience
Demonstrable experience of leading and developing a team of project resources Experience working in a client facing role and comfortable overseeing client changes
Understanding of principles and methods for management of multiple projects Ability to problem solve and use of initiative in complex project environment
IT literate for a variety of tasks including Excel, word, power point MS Project or equivalent Proven ability to deliver in a timely and professional manner
Excellent communication skills; verbal, written and presentation Good organisational skills

Desirable Skills/Experience:
Financial Services industry experience Experience of supporting multiple project management
Experience of a variety of delivery life cycles/approaches i.e. Agile/SAFe Agile/Waterfall Experience of project management methodology Prince2, Lean, Six Sigma approaches
*Experienced with risk management and quality assurance controls

Personal characteristics:
Highly motivated, flexible and adaptable Creative ability to find solutions to complex issues / Solution focused
Team player / collaborative approach Resilient
The drive for continuous personal improvement Ability to motivate others
Positive outlook on work and the activities presented Delivery focused
This is a 9month contract, please apply to the role and speak to Marion Errington for further information.



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