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Senior Project Manager

  • Salary: £547 - £548 per day
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Facilities Management, MoD , Surveying
  • Job reference: BBBH374829_1513864279

Job description

Senior Project Manager
Central London
Government services
On-going contract - £547 per day

Anderselite is currently looking for a Senior Project Manager to work with one of our leading clients. You will be working with the Ministry of Justice. Disclosure Scotland clearance required.

Main Duties and Responsibilities: Takes responsibility for the definition; documentation and safe execution of a single major project or a number of smaller initiatives; actively participating in all phases of the project. Identifies; assesses and manages risks to the success of the project. Effectively estimates costs; timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project(s) to agreed terms of reference. Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan; providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders; as appropriate. Monitors and forecasts costs; timescales and resources used; and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensures that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria. Manages the change control procedure; ensures that change is captured; impact assessed and approved and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost; timescale and resource budgets; and are signed off. Gains agreement for revisions to the project(s) from project sponsors. Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring that team members are motivated and developing their skills and experience. Takes appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances. Actively represents the project team; ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business. Ensures that own projects are formally closed and; where appropriate; subsequently reviewed; and that lessons learned are captured and actioned. Produces appropriate documentation to support these processes.

Key tasks and deliverables:

Create and lead the project to deliver the agreed outcomes within time, cost and quality constrain
Project Management
Day to day management and leadership of the project and the project team. Provide effective leadership and management controls. Set project controls. Design the project structure and organisation appropriate to stage. Set appropriate delivery methodologies. Manage effective transition between project phases.
Business Case
Develop and draft the Business Case, with input from specialists as necessary.
Develop the budget and track delivery within budget.
Identify skill requirements; and deploy and develop resources. Manage medium sized team.
Benefits Realisation
Deliver the agreed Business Case benefits and outcomes. Ensure appropriate Benefits Realisation strategy is in place, and monitor longer term delivery of benefits against the Business Case.
Stakeholder Management
Identify and manage stakeholder relationships and need for senior level support. Manage internal and external relationships as appropriate.
Risks & Issues
Identify and monitor project risks and issues. Develop mitigating actions and escalate as appropriate. Identify and work with related projects to manage interdependencies.
Support effective governance and decision making. Provide reporting and engage in mechanisms that hold you, as Project Manager, to account for delivery.
Engage with assurance reviews and support action on recommendations. Organise assurance processes such as gateway reviews, as required.
Change Management
Ensure effective Change Management processes are in place to agree and document changes to deliverables as agreed with stakeholders.
Guidance & Support
Provide support, guidance and coaching for the project team. Show commitment to personal development. Promote effective individual and team performance.
Project Performance & Controls
Cascade vision and translate into delivery objectives for the team. Develop and maintain Project Plan. Identify and set appropriate Project Controls. Manage performance and report progress to sponsors.

Essential Experience Required
Will have successfully managed several low or medium complexity projects or may have been in a specialist role within a project within the last 12-18 months.
Desirable Criteria:
Recognised appropriate practitioner level project management qualification.
Member or working towards becoming a member of an appropriate project management institution

You will be required to provide evidence of the following key competencies:
Seeing the Big Picture
Leading and Communicating
Changing and Improving
Delivering at Pace
Making Effective Decisions

You will work closely with:
HMCTS and Ministry of Justice staff.
Project and programme senior responsible owners.
Project and programme managers and the wider change team.
Customer and supplier representatives.
Stakeholders in the justice system.

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