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Location
Penrith, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Date Posted
9 October, 2018
Category
Job Type
Salary
Negotiable, depending on experience
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IT & Digital

Project Manager

Six Degrees Recruitment are delighted to be assisting one of their clients with the recruitment for an Assistant Project Manager.

The Role

The Project Manager translates corporate business requirements into actionable project plans and coordinates implementation efforts. The project manager directs projects that support the company's strategic business plan and coordinates this effort across the organisation. The types of project can be summarised as product development (software solutions), operational improvement, or compliance projects.

Key duties
These will include all aspects of Project Management:
Analysing – understanding business requirements, identifying areas for improvement, investigating issues and solving problems.
Planning – defining and clarifying project scope, developing the project plan, scheduling, producing policies and procedures to support the project objectives.
Organising – organising project delivery, project resource and finances, while ensuring project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.
Leading – identify resources, assigning work and managing day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s).
Controlling – keeping the project on track, managing risks, taking corrective actions, and reporting.
Collaborating – working closely with stakeholders across the organisation, especially IT.

Skills, knowledge and experience
Required
 Project management qualification/training, or equivalent relevant experience.
 Demonstrable experience of working as a project manager in a business-change environment.
 Experience of successfully applying change management methodologies.
 Proven experience of delivering projects to desired outcomes and within quality, time and cost limits.
 Experience of successfully working on multiple projects at the same time.
 Experience of embedding new processes, functions and systems within the organisation.
 Proven experience of working with internal and external customers, partners and suppliers to deliver outcomes.
 Experience using IT tools to support project management.

Desirable:
 Degree or equivalent experience.
 Demonstrable experience of delivering projects using PRINCE2 and Agile.
 Demonstrable experience of delivering software development projects.
 Previous experience in a business analyst role.
Location
Penrith, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Date Posted
9 October, 2018
Category
Job Type
Salary
Negotiable, depending on experience
Apply Now
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