Senior Project Manager

Recruiter
Certes
Location
Brighton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Oct 2019
Closes
13 Oct 2019
Ref
1249037588
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Senior Project Manager (Scrum Master)
Location: Brighton
Salary - £44,000 - £50,000 + huge pension + WFH 2 days a week

A large Government Agency in Brighton is looking for a Senior Project Manager who is a Certified Scrum Master to help deliver their exciting portfolio of change comprising technology, software (including COTS) and business process.

Responsibilities:
* Define, establish and operate appropriate project approach and structure in line with change governance standards
* Provide leadership to build effective and collaborative project teams
* Identify, estimate and manage resources and budget required for project delivery to inform resource assignment up to an organisational level
* Identify, evaluate and proactively manage risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies to project delivery to inform impacts to delivery up to an organisational level
* Mentor and coach stakeholders in medium to large project delivery practice and influence thinking

Relevant experience:
* Successful management and delivery of medium - large scale digital and data projects and/or programmes within time/cost/quality tolerances using Agile methodology
* Leading teams in a matrix managed environment with resources regularly working remotely
* Good interpersonal and communications skills across a broad set of stakeholders (up to Executive Director level) including business customers, technology experts and third parties
* Applied Agile change governance through full lifecycle from receipt of request through to implementation
* Accredited to Practitioner level in an industry recognised Agile project management methodology (e.g. SAFe SM, APMG Certified Agile Project Management Practitioner, AgilePgM etc.) or equivalent experience

Essential experience:
* Capable of successfully leading project teams to deliver multiple medium to large scale projects concurrently, comprising technology, software (including COTS) and business operating model change using Agile methodology:
o Duration 6 - 18 months
o Budget £500k up to £1.5 million
o Matrix project team size 10 - 50
o Complexity - medium to high (from medium transactional projects up to large transformational projects)
* Accredited to Practitioner level in an industry recognised Agile project management methodology (e.g. SAFe SM, APMG Certified Agile Project Management Practitioner, AgilePgM etc.) or equivalent experience
* Ability to mentor and coach stakeholders in medium to large project delivery practice and influence thinking
* Highly skilled at stakeholder management and facilitation to be able to conclude discussions
* Ability to communicate clearly and confidently to all stakeholders, both orally and in writing, to influence thinking and to indirectly manage the action of others e.g. stakeholders up to Executive Director and Portfolio Oversight Board level

Desirable:
* Experience of working in a regulatory environment
* Accredited to Practitioner level in an industry recognised Waterfall project management methodology (e.g. Prince2, PMP, APM or equivalent) or equivalent experience
* Experience of selecting suppliers and subsequent contractual negotiations to support project delivery

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