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Finance Project Manager

Employer
121 Jobs Ltd
Location
Coalville, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Jan 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Project Manager to join our busy offices based in Coalville on a temporary basis for 3 months with the possibility of an extension. We are looking for someone to start ASAP, working 37 hours per week, at £350 - £400 per day.

As the Finance Project Manager, your main duties will include:
  • Provide effective project management of a core NWLDC project; the implementation of the corporate finance system and the associated business transformation.
  • Support the mapping and benchmarking of user journeys, with a view to generating business efficiency and transformation.
  • Capture, present and produce detailed business requirements to support product design and specification.
  • Matrix management of internal resources such as Digital Transformation Officers and business area specialists to achieve the project objectives.
  • Work alongside the software supplier's project manager(s) and account manager(s), ensuring delivery of the project according to the project plan.
  • Manage and maintain the project plan, RAID log, and other key project artefacts, in accordance with project management best practice.
  • Provide regularly reporting to the project board(s) via checkpoint, highlight and exception reporting.
  • Provide an adaptable approach to project management, transition from traditional to agile delivery dependent on business need.
  • Identify and communicate project risks, concerns and issues and escalating to the project board(s).
  • Understand, prioritise and manage the changes to scope, timescales, costs and resourcing

To be successful for this Finance Project Manager post you will need to have:
  • Experience in project managing finance ICT system related project
  • Detailed understanding of the application and deployment of technology in Local Government
  • Sufficient technical awareness to identify and specify opportune solutions and engage with technical staff to deliver them
  • Capability in mapping and improving user journeys
  • Experience in producing requirements and specification to support technical design
  • Project management experience and good working knowledge of the principles of PRINCE2, Agile or similar
  • Advanced MS Office skills (or equivalent)

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