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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Reference: BBBH55079_1505234062
Contact Name: Sophie Snelson
Contact Email: s.snelson@parity.net
Job Published: September 12, 2017 17:34

Job Description

Project Manager - Contract - Coventry

Project Manager - £400 - £500pd

3 Month Contract

Outside IR35

As a Project Manager you will co-ordinate the programme's Digital and Technology work stream and inter-dependencies with the wider Core Systems Solutions Programme.

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for;

  • Ensuring the requirements from a technology, data, digital and infrastructure are fully defined for the purposes of future systems, working with leads across each of those areas
  • Meeting milestones/ targets set out in the programme plan specifically to Lead project through to successful completion / hand over
  • Identify and work with the key stakeholders to develop the requirements to a level by which technical suppliers can be commissioned for delivery
  • Identify Project deliverable, create and maintain Project Plan.
  • Set up and run project checkpoint / stand ups and milestone reviews
  • Work within Agile, Hybrid and Waterfall projects
  • Ensure project team is led to successful delivery
  • Effectively manage all project Risks, Issues and Dependencies
  • Provide accurate project status reports and board updates
  • Manage Project Finances including new and potential project forecasting
  • Ensure business benefits are identified
  • Ensure all project artefacts are delivered on time to the required quality
  • Create project resource plans / forecast

To be successful you will need the following experience;

  • Delivering projects withing the public / education sector
  • Must have worked with 3rd party suppliers
  • Must have knowledge and experience of engaging suppliers from within the government procurement rules and processes
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of business change delivery
  • Experience of delivery of financial/HR systems projects
  • Previous project delivery
  • Knowledge of both waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Understanding of reporting requirements
  • Delivering change into finance/HR services
  • Experience of coordinating input across architecture, data, integration and IT operational experts
  • Experience of supplier management and understanding the commercial, technology and service implications of them
  • Good understanding of the technology landscape and liaising with IT suppliers
  • Strong problem solving skills

Project Manager - Contract - Coventry

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