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Project Manager

Nottingham

£500- £550 per day

Temporary

Full Time

Background

Main purpose of job: Responsible for managing, prioritising and implementing projects Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage and successfully deliver Proposals, Projects and Programmes of projects ensuring requirements are met and delivered on time, within cost and to high quality.
  • Where required, assist in pre-sales support process, consulting with prospects and existing clients to ensure that requirements are specified.
  • Identify, set up and manage project organisational structures and define responsibilities.
  • Identify and manage appropriate resources to undertake all required project activities.
  • Define detailed estimates of time, costs and resource requirements, and ensure effective tracking of time (progress v plan) and costs (actuals v budget) are maintained and reported on.
  • Identify, manage and report on any dependencies, milestones, critical path, and potential risks and issues, ensuring mitigation strategies and contingency plans exist and are acted upon.
  • Create, maintain and deliver high quality project documentation as defined in ElectraLink’s Project Management Framework
  • Ensure full governance and compliance to project standards, policies, processes and tools in the delivery of all projects.
  • Ensure effective communication with staff and stakeholders (including 3rd parties and suppliers) ensuring this is delivered in a timely and clear fashion, with expectations clearly set and met.
  • Effectively manage and document issues/escalations raised, ensuring these are dealt with in a timely manner and to a successful conclusion.
  • Build strong productive working relationships, and provide effective, diplomatic communication at all levels.
  • Promote & champion the benefits of Project Management within ElectraLink
  • Proactively participate in furthering your own professional development, maintaining growth in professional skills and knowledge deemed essential to the role.
  • Motivate, encourage & advise other project team members in the delivery of the service as appropriate, acting in the capacity of their direct line management if required.
Undertake other duties as requested by the Head of Plan & Develop Section within ElectraLink. Principle Skills & Experience: Key skills:
  • Demonstrable project management skills & relevant experience
  • Highly organised and able to manage, prioritize and complete multiple tasks
  • Track record in ensuring projects are delivered to a deadline
  • Outstanding collaboration skills and a strong team player
  • Strong written & oral communication
  • Strong experience of Project Management processes and frameworks
  • Track record of various Programme and Projects Management Frameworks, including Prince II and Agile centric.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
  • Identifying, documenting & managing key dependencies within the scope of projects under the job holder’s control
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members & stakeholders who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
Highly desirable skills:
  • Strong experience in business process transformation
  • Experience in business case and strategy development
  • Experience of PPM tools
Key characteristics:
  • Self-motivated, willing to roll-sleeves up
  • Ability to work across multiple teams
  • Focus on quality analysis and delivery
  • Focus on “what good looks like” and continuously seeking improvement
  • Good inter-personal skills
Good written and oral communication skills.        

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