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  • Job ID:

    Req-1548
  • Job Title:

    Infrastructure Project Manager
  • Location:

    Remote
  • Duration:

    3 - 6 months
  • Job Description:

    The Project manager is responsible for:
    • Planning and initiating the project and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action
    • Defining the projects team and aligning the governance into the wider programme  
    • Ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the project
    • Carrying out monitoring and control activities in order to track the progress of the project
    • Managing the project’s budget monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realized benefits as the project progresses, feeding the budget process into the wider programme budget.
    • Selecting, leading and motivating project team(s) from both internal and external stakeholder organizations
    • Ensuring the delivery of new products or services from the project(s) are to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the project plan
    • Managing third party contributions to the project
    • Managing communications with all stakeholders required by the project(s)
    • Managing risks to the project’s successful outcome
    • Managing diverse multi-national project team across global time zones
    • Working with the business change manager or equivalent on the transition to the new Business As Usual (BAU) position
    • Initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the project(s) are identified or issues arise.  Ensuring visibility by the overarching Programme manager.
    • Reporting the progress of the project(s) at regular intervals to the Programme Manager and Sponsor or Programme director as required. 
    • Ensure successful and complete closure the project(s) - including evaluating successes and challenges
       
    Experience and Skills/ Qualifications:
    The Project manager should have:
    • At least 5 years’ experience of Project management
    • Prior experience of working through a M&A and/or large scale integration projects
    • Strong and effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to influence at all levels
    • Collaborative working and tenacity
    • The ability to work with ambiguity, to find innovative ways to resolve problems and to set their own direction
    • The ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams
    • Good knowledge of project management methodologies including PRINCE2
    • Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
    • Experience in creating, championing and presenting a project business case with clearly defined benefits to an investment committee
  • Job Type:

    Contract

 

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