Project Manager - Contract

Recruiter
Incite Insight
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager - Contract

Location: London

Our client, based in the centre of London, is looking for an experienced, self-motivated Project Manager to join their existing team. For this role our client is looking for someone with excellent communication skills and who has a creative, dedicated and ‘can do’ attitude.

Role and Responsibilities

* To plan and manage complex projects of strategic importance to the organisation from outset to closure, including coordinating and justifying business case development to stakeholders.

* To provide best practice guidance and mentorship to other project managers and develop talent pool within the organisation.

* To ensure that all relevant external and internal stakeholders are involved and communicated with throughout the key stages of the project.

* Meet with clients and take detailed briefs and clarify specific requirements needed.

* Coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible.

* Track project performance.

* Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members.

* Adhere to all policies and procedures of the organisation.

* Be articulate with communication, verbal and written.

* To ensure project documentation is complete, current, and stored appropriately.

* Previous experience working within the public sector would be an advantage.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

* Educated to a degree level or equivalent experience

* Experience of managing high value complex or strategic projects through full project life cycle with strong focus on benefits management

* Experience of preparing and presenting plans and reports to a wide variety of stakeholders at all levels

* Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary and professional environment

* Experience of working with a range of internal and external stakeholders and managing stakeholder expectations up to Board and Director level

* Proven track record of delivering solutions utilising third parties and/or in an outsourced environment

* Experience of managing resources including budgets, internal staff and contracts with third-party suppliers

* Exceptional communication skills in order to effectively ascertain customers’ needs and perceptions and balance stakeholder demands.

* Excellent negotiation skills with the ability to persuade and influence others.

* Strong resource management skills

* Strong interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

* High Level of professionalism and integrity

* A self-starter who can work with minimum supervision

* Team oriented, but highly independent for their own projects

* Ability to mentor, coach and supervise staff

* Highly motivated and flexible

* Tact and sensitivity when working with confidential information

* Proactive, multi-tasking and hands on approach with a ‘can do’ attitude

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