Project Manager

Recruiter
Harvey Nash
Location
Warrington
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
4-6 month contract Warrington Project Manager

Harvey Nash are working with a client based in Cheshire as they seek a contract Project Manager.

Currently, this client is at the begining of an agile transformation. Ideally we are looking for an experienced, well established, Project Manager with a breadth of experience behind them across a wide variety of projects.

These can be IT, business change/ transformation and infrastructure projects as we are really looking for someone with a variety. The primary responsibility of the role is to manage a series of projects and change in accordance with the clients delivery methodology as well as overarching business and IT strategies.

The successful applicant will take responsibility for managing projects and changes from various phases of the lifecycle (Agile or Waterfall), through to handover to business as usual.

Experience Required:

* Highly motivated, experienced Project Manager, familiar with managing IT, Business Change or Infrastructure projects within a structured delivery environment

* Experience of using modern software delivery tools such as Jira, Confluence, etc.

* First class communication skills, verbal & written alongside good analytical skills.(E)

* Excellent team player and with good inter personal skills.

* Excellent time management / planning skills using MS Project and other tools

* Proven track record and extensive experience in a Project Management role

* Capability to manage stakeholders at all levels, both within the company and with external parties

* Experience in dealing with project financials and managing and reporting project budgets

* Highly structured Project Manager, comfortable with shaping and planning projects, interfacing with delivery teams and running them using key project tools, particularly delivery and release plans, and other instruments e.g. risk and dependencies logs.

* Experienced with developing business cases and working with Finance to do so

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