Project Manager

Manpower Onsite Unilever
Newbury, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation. Our client, a blue-chip IT company, is currently seeking Project Managers based at their Leading Software customer site in Newbury. This is a full-time, temporary role start ASAP.

Our client is a leading infrastructure software company with global scale. The Group is the seventh largest software company in the world, the largest technology company listed on the FTSE and the largest UK technology company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. They specialise in managing predominantly mature infrastructure software assets which have been delivering value to significant numbers of customers over long periods of time.

Job description:

The purpose of the role is to provide administrative support to Programme Workstreams to include RAID, reporting, liaising with all management levels, meeting management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage the collation and reporting of workstream and programme progress reports to Management.
  • Liaise with all project managers to ensure weekly project status reporting is provided in a timely manner.
  • Manage the administration associated with the workstream - meeting room bookings, ensure that Agendas have been mapped out for meetings, Agenda and Meeting preparation included in the meeting invitation
  • Provide communication to the business on progress and status of the workstream being managed and aligned through the PMO.
  • Update and maintain the risk log, action log, decisions log and issue register on behalf of the workstream
  • Track workstream dependencies
  • Ensure that communication is cascaded to Workstream team members.
  • Manage the central documentation library ensuring that templates are current and available.
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting as requested by Management and Executives.
  • Support the PMO in the development of new documentation.
  • Manage the PMO mailbox.
  • Ensure the successful implementation of the PMO's strategy, responsibilities, services and deliverables
  • Monitor Programme reporting
  • Ensure adherence to Programme standards re Governance for tracking and audit purposes

  • Skilled in Microsoft office software
  • Report writing skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Fluent in English

Personal Attributes
  • Proactive, self-starter with the ability to hit the ground running
  • Practical structured approach
  • Organised
  • Able to work on own initiative and independently
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Strong team player

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