Project Manager

Recruiter
The One Group
Location
Cambridgeshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Sep 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1240767581
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager - 6 Month Contract - Engineering

Are you an experienced Project Manager? Are you able to run numerous projects? Do you enjoy working within a fast paced environment?

My client is looking for an experienced project manager on a 6 month contract basis to come in and work on numerous projects. This is an exciting position for a project manager to join the team and work within a fast paced environment. You will lead the allocated projects to ensure the projects are delivered on time, to cost and quality. To develop relationships with the key team members in order to motivate and drive the project forward. Ensuring timely reports are produced to communicate project progress to the Senior Leadership Team.

JOB DUTIES:
Management and accountability for the portfolio of projects
Monitoring project progress and performance
Regular stakeholder reporting
Proven risk management experience
Work with partners, monitor progress, to ensure project delivered in a timely manner on budget.
Resource management - Provide input for staffing and support of programs and create accurate and detailed resource-loaded project schedules
Management of project/programme budgets
Maintains program level issues/action logs, risk registers, scope change requests/logs, program schedules, and program cost tracking.
Expertise in Project/Program Management tools & processes, including project/portfolio resource and cost management.
Facilitate projects, lead chartering sessions, develop/validate network diagrams, and lead integration and compression sessions with internal and external teams
Mentor/coach the project leaders in project management, and address any issues one-on-one with senior divisional and department management if appropriate.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:
This position as a project manager requires a four year college or university degree or equivalent experience within the project management field job-related experience in project management
Must have very strong leadership and interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills
Must possess extensive knowledge of project management software (MS Project experience desirable)
Project resource loading/portfolio resource management and project/portfolio cost management experience is highly desirable.
Knowledge of company policies and processes, and company products and customers is highly desirable
Prince 2/PMP or equivalent qualification is highly desired

*Please do not apply for this role if you do not meet the above criteria, as only candidates who meet the above criteria will be contacted further.

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