Project Manager

Capita TRACS
28 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working on behalf of an undisclosed client to support them in the recruitment of a Project Manager. The client, based in Gloucester is a high-security central government organisation, therefore all candidates must be eligible for DV clearance. It is strongly recommended that you research Developed Vetting prior to applying for the role.

The role

The successful candidate will be working on a large and complex programme of technological and business change within the organisation. The project manager will be responsible for providing support to the senior project manager and Programme Manager for the successful delivery of specific projects.

Team and Resource management

* Responsibility for team leadership of a small team and accountability for building and motivating the team
* Planning for and obtaining the appropriate levels and types of resource required
* Agreeing terms of reference with the Project team members and the Project Board
Project management
* Define and agree the scope and deliverables of specific work packages with your Work Package/Project Managers
* Identifying issues and recommending solutions to the Programme Manager or Project Board
* Establishing common milestones which link to the wider project/programme milestones
* Holding checkpoint meetings with the Work Package/Project Managers
* Providing progress and status reports to the Project Board and Project team


* Identifying and managing the risks
* Ensuring the delivery of quality products, on target, within budget and other


* Identifying issues and recommending solutions to the Project Board and other

relevant parties

* Driving all aspects of the Project to a successful conclusion and resolving any conflict within the Project
* Working within the standard disciplines and processes established for the


* Defining and managing stakeholder expectation

Personality fit

* Good team-membership skills and able to gain the respect of peers
* Displays leadership skills and able to lead teams positively
* Able to interface with stakeholders and suppliers and create a good impression
* PRINCE 2 Practitioner, ISEB Certificate in IS Project Management, Foundation in MSP07 Programme Management method or Foundation in Management of Risk
* Professional body affiliation (APM, PMI, BCS)

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