Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary: £23 - £25 per hour
Posted: 8 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Technical
Contact Name: Tara

Project Manager

Job Description

Project Manager
Location - Hindlip, Worcestershire Salary £44,901 (£23.27 per hour) to £50,049 (£25.94 per hour).Depending on experience Fixed term for 12 months - Weekdays working with flexibility . Main Responsibilities: · To compile business cases (in collaboration with senior stakeholders), including whole life costing analysis, ensuring briefs and feasibility proposals are developed in accordance with project aims and objectives, and Project Management Office standards. · To responsibly manage project within budget, and project/programme parameters, being responsible for decisions on changes and subsequent alterations to the financial structure within project parameters. · To identify and plan resource requirements both internal and external of the organisation. · To manage, co-ordinate and direct resources assigned to projects on a day to day basis to deliver the projects objectives. · To produce project specific programmes of work, continually monitor and update for reporting purposes, undertaking performance assessments and addressing issues and using corrective actions as necessary. · To ensure benefits management is an integral part of a project from the outset, and that benefits are identified, planned and measured. · To regularly report upon project progress to key stakeholders (programme manager, business leads etc), ensuring that issues are raised in a timely manner. · To plan and initiative post implementation reviews, ensuring organisation learning is maintained for future continuous improvement and identify relevant training needs. To be responsible for stakeholder engagement and actively engage all key stakeholders in the delivery of projects, ensuring compliance with Home Office and other statutory guidance. · To assess and manage project risks and issues, ensuring appropriate mitigating action is undertaken, including escalation if necessary. · To liaise with consultants and contract resources as authorised in accordance with procurement policies and procedures and providing regular reports on all project matters to Business leads. · To undertake other duties commensurate with the nature, level of responsibility and grading of this post, as required. Experience/Skills: Knowledge: Essential · Design and development of test documentation; test strategy, test plans and scripts, · Test governance including readiness reviews, test issues, test review meetings and final test reports, · Identification of issues, analysis of data and recommendations to address problems. · PRINCE2 Foundation level or equivalent project management methodology qualification Desirable · Possess or studying for PRINCE2 (or equivalent) Practitioner qualification or at least two years experience in a project manager role · Educated to degree level or equivalent · Experience in functional end-to-end testing and UAT, defining and agreeing test scope and approach · Currently security cleared (SC or NPPV3)with experience in police ICT project delivery. · The Project Manager resource will need to be highly experienced in upstreaming and downstream linkages and dependencies for UAT testing . An Operational Control Centre (OCC) Test Project Manager is required to ensure that cut over activities are developed for the OCC programme. . Developing end to end project plans to cover all stages of the test cycle including: Experience: · Experience of undertaking project management of projects of significant value · Proven ability of running multiple projects, co-ordinating multi-disciplinary teams and achieving projects delivery within programme and budget · Experience of managing teams of professional staff · Significant, proven and demonstrable experience of whole project lifecycle, including implementation, in a complex environment · Demonstrate experience of budgetary management · Demonstrate a track record of building strong working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders - internal and external, e.g reporting bodies, senior management, suppliers and contractors Key Skills: · Ability to interpret and extract information from a variety of sources, and create well presented, accurate, concise documentation, demonstrating attention to detail · Demonstrate excellent negotiation, influencing and communication skills and all levels internal and external of the organisation · Demonstrate excellent organisational/time management skills and the ability to work calmly and professionally under pressure · Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project
Please Apply to Tara Goacher
Barker Ross 0116 2042608


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