Head of Projects

ShortList Recruitment Limited
£45000 - £50000/annum benefits
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
ShortList Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Projects to lead a number of key strategic projects for a growing professional services business in Chester. The Head of Projects will be tasked with the the planning, development and delivery of various projects, working closely with stakeholders across the business. This is greenfield role that needs an individual with energy and focus.The Head of Projects role requires an individual with a solid understanding of introducing project management tools and techniques into young, fast growing businesses, and above all will have a 'hearts and minds' approach to driving change. The Head of Projects role will report directly into the Managing Director and will have a remit to lead an exciting programme of business projects, that will fundamentally transform the way the business works, and enable continued growth.

Key requirements for the Head of Projects role:

* Introduce best practice methodologies and tools
* Mentor and train key colleagues in Project Management practices
* Lead a programme of key strategic projects, ensuring delivery within cost, quality and timeframe contstraints
* Establish a basic PMO function to ensure the right framework is in place going forward
* To assist the Managing Director in the prioritisation and resourcing of all projects
* Regular reporting on projects in progress via the Projects' dashboard.
* Provision of reporting at Board Level.
* Management of 3rd party suppliers and vendors
* Communication of project goals and objectives.

To be considered for the Head of Projects role you will need to be based within commuting distance of Chester.

The salary on offer for the Head of Projects role is circa £50,000 plus excellent benefits.

ShortList Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

ShortList specialise in the full spectrum of IT positions, from CIO to Helpdesk Analyst, on both a permanent and contract basis