Project Manager

Recruiter
EllisKnight International Recruitment
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Ref
1258181072
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is an exciting and innovative Reading based company, seeking a talented Project Manager to support their public sector customers.

You will play a key role in agreeing project objectives and planning project activities as well as evaluating and managing the implementation of these projects.

This exciting and varied role will involve the following key responsibilities:
  • Develop project feasibility and initiation documentation
  • Manage the delivery of projects, within agreed time and budget, reporting progress and escalating issues appropriately
  • Assist the development of the company's project management and quality management systems
  • Engage closely with the Security, Architecture & Design and Operations Service teams to ensure that activities, risks and dependencies are clearly understood and managed
  • Ensure that transition into service is suitably planned and managed
  • Manage the development and maintenance of project and service cost models
  • While not the primary role of the position, provide regular support to the sales team in areas of expertise.

The perfect candidate will have the following skills, qualities and experience:
  • A clear strategic thinker with a commitment to high standards
  • Enterprise Architecture knowledge
  • Ability to establish and develop a new role within a rapidly evolving organisation
  • APMP /Prince 2/ Managing Successful Programmes Qualification
  • Demonstrable budget management experience
  • Proven track record in delivering technology projects
  • Experience of managed service environments, with an awareness of ITIL best practice
  • Strong presentation skills both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a Service and Project Management environment
  • A commitment to continual personal development.
  • Willingness to work flexibly in response to changing organisational requirements.
  • Can influence and negotiate effectively at all levels both internally and externally.

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