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Technical Project Manager - 6 months - Edinburgh

Job Title: Technical Project Manager - 6 months - Edinburgh
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH60562_1553617986
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: March 26, 2019 16:33

Job Description

Technical Project Manager - 6 months - Edinburgh

Technical Project Manager required in Edinburgh to an important role within a major public sector organisation for initially 6 months. The role will provide project management and technical skills for required improvement activity.

The role will assume full responsibility for the delivery of their project(s). Excellent planning, organisational, interpersonal, negotiating skills will be key to getting optimal progress.

While this role has specific responsibility the Technical PMs are part of pool of Project Management resources that will generically include the following (but not limited to) the following responsibilities -

  • Within the confines of Corporate ICT planning and activity prioritisation, take forward the definition and execution of identified ICT projects or work packages.
  • Provide project management capacity to wider business projects and/or work packages as required.
  • Establish and manage project procedures - risk management, issue and change control, configuration management, and communication.
  • Establish and manage project controls - monitoring and reporting.
  • Advise Project Boards or equivalent management of deviations from plan and develop and propose options to recover from the deviation or recommend re-baselining the project if the deviation is so great that recovery to the original timetable is not possible.
  • Lead and motivate project teams. Resolve conflicts and obstacles to keep the project on track.


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