Project Manager

Nigel Wright
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
19 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:

Nigel Wright are delighted to be working with a leading North East client in the search for a Project Manager to join their IT team. They are seeking a Project Manager to work on a large mobilisation of contractual obligations for an initial 6-12 month fixed term contract.

Type: 6 - 12 Month FTC

Role: Project Manager

Location: Newcastle

Duration: 6 - 12 Month

Role Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • This is a stand-alone role with no direct reports and the successful candidate need to be able to step in and hit the ground running by being proactive and able to work independently as well as being collaborative.
  • You will be accountable for the project you are running.
  • Influence the senior stakeholders and project board in decision making.
  • Develop requirement specifications, business cases, functional specifications and process models.
  • You will be able to work under pressure with close attention to detail, organise priorities and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Work as a member of a small team and to communicate effectively;

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
  • Demonstrated ability to form partnerships with key stakeholders and effectively negotiate complex issues, work independently in achieving goals and collaborate as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Solid experience in managing the planning, implementation and delivery of improvement projects in relation to the appropriate governance of procurement processes and procedures.
  • Ability to influence business teams & liaising with technical teams.
  • Ability to build rapport and credibility with a range of stakeholder groups and liaise effectively with a wide variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience of change implementation planning & management.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience managing business led projects.
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • A strong project management skill set
  • A qualification in Project Management

To apply:

To apply please send an updated CV and a consultant will be in touch soon. Due to the high amount of applicants, only suitable candidates will be contacted.

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