Project Manger - 12 month fixed term

Recruiter
NRG PLC
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Salary
39000.0000
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NRG are currently recruiting for a Project Manager on a 1 year fixed term contract for a prestigious establishment based in Newcastle.

· Manages projects and project delivery teams in accordance with Project office standards and business objectives, engaging with and managing the expectations of key business stakeholders.

· Plans, monitors, and reports on project activities, ensuring effective governance, risk, issues and resource arrangements are in place, supported by effective reporting.

· Manages project delivery through the "Gateway" process with appropriate documentation, stakeholder engagement and sign off.

· Ensures that projects are managed to realise business benefits and where appropriate, informed by an awareness of current technical developments.

· Ensures projects have the appropriate resources to deliver outcomes by liaison with other functions - in particular Professional Support Services including HR, IT, Communications, Marketing, SLS.

· Ensures that inter-dependencies and impact on current business activities and projects are documented and understood.

· Acts as project "customer" to IT technical project delivery.

· Ensures appropriate escalation takes place in the case of issues and risks within projects.

· Recommends and implements corrective action in projects by engaging the Head of Projects, Project Sponsor and other appropriate key stakeholders.

· Leads and inspires project teams to successfully deliver projects in support of project objectives and deliverables aligned to the Project Office, University Strategy, Corporate Goals and Vision 2025.

· As an ambassador for the Transformation Management Team, positively promotes effective project management practices throughout the University.

· Takes responsibility for budgeting, resource management and activity planning within projects under their control.

· Motivates and leads project delivery teams, ensuring delivery within defined time, cost and quality delivery parameters.

· Ensures that project delivery teams understand project delivery requirements in accordance with project management processes and policies.

· Where appropriate and specific to projects under their control, manages day to day relationships with third party project resources.

· To contribute, where appropriate, to the Northumbria Transformation Programme Board, committees, working groups and University projects.

· To participate in appropriate internal and external networks and professional groups in the interests of the role and in order to enhance networks and share good practice.

Salary: £39,000 - £48,000 plus excellent benefits.