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Senior Project Manager - Edinburgh - 5 months

Job Title: Senior Project Manager - Edinburgh - 5 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: Up to £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH58328_1533571518
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: August 06, 2018 17:05

Job Description

Senior Project Manager - Edinburgh - 5 months

Expereinced Senior PM required in Edinburgh to work on an enterprise CMS replatforming as part of a digital transformation programme for a large client.

You will be reporting into the Head of Delivery based in Edinburgh, however, candidates who are based in London and are able to travel frequently between the two offices, visiting the client onsite in Glasgow as required will also be considered.

The individual needs to demonstrate strong leadership skills, a proven track record of managing large scale projects and overseeing multiple workstreams. Must be exceptional at budgeting/forecasting, resourcing and communicating at a senior level, as well as being motivated, organised, analytical, pro-active and results driven. There is an emphasis on stakeholder management and client relationship skills.

Essential experience:

  • Stakeholder management across multiple departments
  • Experience managing multi-disciplinary teams including design and development
  • In-depth knowledge of project management methodologies and tools.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Successful delivery and completion of the CMS replatform
  • Effective, timely communication with our clients and teams
  • Delivering outputs as per the programme plan
  • Managing project plans and schedules
  • Planning, attending and reporting on all meetings
  • Planning, booking and requisitioning resources
  • Managing risks and reporting, escalating as appropriate
  • Facilitating teams to resolve blockages and mitigating against risks
  • Providing consistent support to the Project Director


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