Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager - Government

£50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
14 Oct 2013
11 Nov 2013
Fabio Calvente
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager - Government Operated Organisation

Looking for someone with excellent stakeholder management skills dealing with government subsidiaries, Internal/external stakeholders. Someone who is Experience in Prince2 Structured waterfall environments. If you have set up a PMO this would be a benefit but not essential.


The Project Manager will lead the delivery of a large internal IT Project using industry standard project management methodologies and disciplines. This individual will provide effective management and leadership of the project with direct responsibility for the end to end delivery to time, budget and quality.

This individual will report to the Finance Director and therefore will need to have senior level experience with the ability to communicate and escalate issues and risks as appropriate. This role will work cross-regionally and should have a good understanding of managing cross-regional teams.


  • Experienced in working in a matrix global organisation leading multi-cultural, multi-discipline and remote/virtual teams.
  • Ability to lead a complicated, cross-regional project with drive and an ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Excellent Leadership skills, experienced in staff coaching and mentoring, inspire respect and loyalty through behaviour and experience. Capable of managing people in a crisis situation.
  • Highest levels of ownership, leadership and passion to drive projects in challenging environments. Strong ability to influence and negotiate.
  • Experience in change management as a structured approached to shifting /transitioning individuals, teams from a current state to a desired future state.
  • Analytical Strength - able to break down tasks identified resources to assist in solution, coordinate activities to drive improvement. Root cause analysis skills.
  • Strong Priority Setting - can quickly determine which activities have highest impact on an outcome; capable of flowing to the work when issues occur that may need immediate resolution.
  • Strong communication - effective in discussing issues/direction setting amongst peers, presenting materials to leadership, maintaining effective relationships with non-co-located partners. Set high level of quality standards for process documentation and other working documents. Able to communicate with people on various skill levels.
  • The ability to understand the political sensitivity of a given situation and be able to work with all parties and drive towards a resolution.
  • Ability to understand the financial environment of the project and be able to manage the budgeting and cost controlling associated with it. Able to report accurate timely financial information.
  • Ability to deploy the Project Methodology and process support:

  • Risk Management
  • Change management
  • Issue Management
  • Project Planning
  • PMO Set up expreince
  • Project Budgeting
  • Implementation Management (project life cycle)
  • Resource Management
  • Training
  • Project Status Reporting

  • This is a highly successful and progressive organisation which offers good career progression. The successful candidate will receive a salary between £50,000 - £65,000 + Benefits

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