Senior Project Manager

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Swindon, UK
21 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Project Manager required to join one of the UK's largest major Government Departments.

£500 - £550 + VAT per day
3-month Contract (In-scope of IR35) Umbrella only
Swindon, Wiltshire UK

Your new company
Our client is a large research facility that invests over £2 Billion every year into departments and organisations that cover the entire research spectrum, from medical and biological sciences to astronomy, physics and environmental sciences. Right now, they require a Senior Project Manager to join their team to shape and drive multiple concurrent projects including significant, enterprise-wide solutions, steering the strategic and operational delivery of each requirement.

Your new role
You will enjoy a varied, rewarding role, taking ownership for a series of complex and exciting projects covering business change, system transformation and risk management. You will lead each project from initial requirements gathering and scope definition, through to project delivery, functional testing and implementation. Dedicated to delivering world-class solutions, you will improve internal governance and processes for project delivery, ensuring projects are delivered on time, to cost and specification.

What you'll need to succeed
Your success will be driven by your proven track record in leading full lifecycle Project Management in a similarly diverse environment, using industry standard methodologies such as PRINCE2, ITIL or APM. You will show outstanding stakeholder management and a flair for holding a strategic 'Birds-eye' view on the objectives of operational change, without the distraction of individual project issues or drivers. E xperience of building relationships with cross-functional teams and strong negotiation skills will be critical to your success.

What you'll get in return
Our company is an award-winning employer and our opportunity offers a competitive daily rate and a contract that could extend well beyond 3-months.

What you need to do now
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