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Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £600 - £800 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH546909933999_1506329110
Contact Name: Charlotte O'loughlin
Contact Email: c.oloughlin@parity.net
Job Published: September 25, 2017 09:45

Job Description

Business Change Project Manager -

Leeds. Contract. 3 Months+. £600-£800 Per day. Further Education. Inside of IR35

Senior Business Change Project Manager required in Leeds. This is a vital role needed to help initiate a strategic change programme (comprising a SAP re-implementation, planning and forecasting system implementation, and major business process change).

You will focus on business change - (people and processes) and business processes across the organisation. Experience within further education highly desirable. You will apply leadership, programme, project and change management skills to deliver the initiative. You will have the ability to balance priorities, deal with complex information and succeed through cooperation and collaboration with others. You will be happy to collaborate with other change specialists to help shape the change management methodology, as well as being comfortable working with limited supervision.

Skills and experience

  • A degree or professional qualification, knowledge of MS Project, Prince2, Managing Successful Programmes and APM Body of Knowledge;
  • Significant, recent experience in applying best practice project and programme methodologies in concurrent complex projects and programmes, throughout their respective life cycles;
  • The ability to work confidently and assertively with a range of senior stakeholders, using coaching, negotiating, communication and influencing skills to achieve successful outcomes;
  • Experience of managing external suppliers and other partners;
  • The ability to be flexible, creative and self-motivated in approaching complex organisational issues, with an ability to ensure delivery of real measurable benefits through strong organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Experience of leading and managing project teams, achieving results through other people without necessarily using formal line management authority;
  • A good understanding of Higher Education combined with ability to challenge accepted norms;
  • Excellent skills in leading and facilitating workshops and events; providing structure to enable groups to function effectively;
  • Strong problem solving and analytical capability; confident dealing with complex financial, performance, strategy and organisational information.
  • Experience of Business Process Management, Lean and/or Agile methodologies.

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