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Project Manager/ 6 months / Edinburgh / £400 per day

Job Title: Project Manager/ 6 months / Edinburgh / £400 per day
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Industry:
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH60135_1549983885
Contact Name: Barbara Tomaszewska
Contact Email: B.Tomaszewska@parity.net
Job Published: February 12, 2019 15:04

Job Description

Project Manager/ 6 months / Edinburgh / £400 per day

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Manager with our public-sector client for a 6 months contract £400 per day based in Edinburgh.

Candidate for this role will be managing number of projects, primarily but not exclusively, to develop new MOOC courses.

Essential:

  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects.
  • Track record of successful project or change delivery.
  • Experience of using project resource management tools.
  • Understanding of industry standard Project Management and Business Analysis methodologies.
  • Ability to develop and maintain project plans (e.g. in Microsoft Project or equivalent) so that projects are delivered successfully.
  • Ability to estimate, identify, secure and manage project resources so that projects deliver within agreed budgets, to agreed standards and to agreed milestones.
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written, with the ability to collate and present information to others
  • Proactive and able to demonstrate initiative and sound judgement
  • Ability to balance diplomacy and tact with assertiveness

Desirable:

  • Relevant project management or analysis qualification e.g. APMP, Prince2 or agile certification.
  • Experience of working with HE or public sector institutions.
  • Understanding of MOOCs
  • Experience of working in a teaching and learning environment and/or experience of delivering online education/training projects.
  • Experience of implementing project resourcing tools or processes.
  • Experience of embedding project management practices
  • Experience of embedding project governance and/or project reporting practices
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office 365
  • Experience of using MindGenius
  • Experience of using project management tools

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