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Project Manager - 6 months - Edinburgh - £400-£425 per day

Job Title: Project Manager - 6 months - Edinburgh - £400-£425 per day
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £400 - £425 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57847_1529329423
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: June 18, 2018 14:43

Job Description

Project Manager - 6 months - Edinburgh - £400-£425 per day

Experienced Project Manager required for an initial 6-month contract based in Edinburgh.
The successful project manager will be responsible for the delivery of a key project that will underpin the success of the entire programme. This role requires a mixture of business and ICT/Digital skills.

Main Duties include

  • Work closely with Programme Management to define the project delivery approach and maintain a strong Project Delivery structure and culture.
  • Define, document and lead on the delivery of cross-cutting projects and their outputs within agreed cost, timescale and resource budgets.
  • Prepare realistic project schedules and plans, and ensure they are maintained.
  • Evaluating all key project deliverables, as well as final products to ensure traceability of requirements, high quality and client acceptance.
  • Monitor and control resources, timescales and costs
  • Identify, assess and manage risks, opportunities and issues in line with programme guidance

Essential Criteria includes

  1. Experience of managing a substantial project of significant value, preferably within a complex programme across multidisciplinary areas, and working effectively with a project board and senior management.
  2. Experience of delivering a complex and responsive operation to predefined deadlines.
  3. Experience of delivering a project with digital/ICT products

Desirable Criteria includes

  1. An awareness of public sector procurement policy and procedures.
  2. Big Data and/or large-scale database development experience.
  3. Data mining and/or query toolsets.
  4. AWS or Cloud Hosting Technologies


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