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Project Manager

Big Red Recruitment Midlands Limited
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Title: Project Manager
Salary: GBP50,000 - GBP60,000 plus 10% annual performance bonus + GBP4200 car allowance or company car
Location: Walsall
Partially Remote

Are you an experienced Project Manager who wishes that you had the freedom to run projects in your own way?

When you see an issue or problem with one of your projects is your first instinct to tackle the issue yourself without requesting approval for everything you do?

Do you enjoy being given your resources, given your budget, and told to get the job done?
If so, please keep reading!

Our client is a leading UK utilities company that is going through an exciting change as they expand the usage of ERP and CRM throughout their organisation. At the same time they are also managing their transition to a new unified communication system, an Azure cloud platform and Enterprise data lake.

The number and variety of changes that our client is going through offers an enterprising and capable Project Manager the unique opportunity to step into an existing IT department of just over 100 and take charge of, and responsibility for an extraordinarily broad range of projects.

In this role you will be given considerable end-to-end autonomy over the management of your projects, from planning all the way through to execution. Should problems or roadblocks arise, you wont have to look to anyone else for approval to act. Instead, youll have the green light to take a hands-on approach to the situation, find and implement obstacle overturns and ensure the project is delivered on time and within budget.

Youll have the opportunity to exercise and develop your stakeholder management skills as you work with a number of subsidiary and client organisations on multiple projects. Youll coordinate between various stakeholders, external suppliers and contractors, technical leads and business unit heads to ensure that priorities are set, targets are clear and everyone is fully informed at all times.

Youll have a track record of end-to-end project management from inception to transition and closure, including not only of project planning but also day-to-day project management, independent troubleshooting or problem solving and budget management. You will have demonstrated the ability to manage mid-stream changes to project budget, scope or schedule, ensuring projects hit modified or adjusted targets.

This is a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-faceted environment so flexibility and hands-on pragmatism is essential.


·Providing strong leadership and governance to ensure projects are correctly scoped with clear outcomes.
·Managing projects from end-to-end
·Day-to-day management of ongoing projects
·Predicting budgetary requirements for given objectives and making sure those budgets are not exceeded.
·Developing and managing a suitable project plan / schedule including the creation of appropriate documentation, charts, plans, RAID logs etc.
·Identification, analysis and management of risks, issues and dependencies, solving problems or escalating as appropriate.
·Constant stakeholder communication
·Third party supplier / contractor management.
·Provision of post-project or closure documentation, identifying lessons learned, residual risk handover etc.
·Identifying areas for improvement.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please call Big Red Recruitment on (phone number removed) and ask for Zubair or send your CV. We are working exclusively with this client and have interview dates booked into the diary on the week beginning 26/07/2021
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