Project Manager

Recruiter
Harvey Nash
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
08 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager 4 Month Contract Edinburgh **Inside IR35** Our public sector client has an excellent opportunity for a skilled Project Manager to join their Edinburgh based team for a 4 month initial contract. We are looking for an experienced project manager to work with our clients Research Information Systems Team on two important compliance projects that are required to support key processes across the organisation. Areas that you will be involved in include: * Communication to the project team, project board and stakeholders and stakeholder groups within the organisation, including senior management * Writing project documentation, reports and decision papers * Collating cost information and constructing cost models * Close working with the Project Sponsor / Business Lead * Influencing and engaging senior stakeholders * Reporting programme and project progress to senior management * Maintaining project and resource information in a PPM tools and/or project repository Key skills and experience required are as follows: * Significant experience as a Project Manager * Experience of managing web technology projects, including requirement setting and tender evaluation, integration/implementation of third party product * Relevant project management or analysis qualification e.g. APMP, Prince2 or agile certification * Track record of successful project or change delivery * Understanding of industry standard Project Management and Business Analysis methodologies * Ability to develop and maintain project plans (e.g. in Microsoft Project or equivalent) so that projects are delivered successfully * Ability to estimate, identify, secure and manage project resources so that projects deliver within agreed budgets, to agreed standards and to agreed milestones * Strong Risk Management skills * Ability to balance diplomacy and tact with assertiveness * Ability to present to colleagues and project boards and give presentations at senior levels across the organisation. * Ensuring colleagues keep to the planned tasks, adapting plans quickly but using formal change management when change is required Should this role be of interest apply now.