Local Government, Public Sector
We are selecting a Senior Project Manager for a public sector client: To manage the delivery of ERP procurement programme, including multiple interrelated projects and workstreams that deliver expected outcomes and benefits to the organisation and its residents:
To work closely with the director to build strong relationships with key senior stakeholders and Partners as appropriate, to ensure that the digital portfolio, programme and project delivery runs as smoothly as possible. Provide expert professional advice, interpretation, information, support and challenge to Services, stakeholders and external parties on the full range of operational, legislative and strategic issues within the field of expertise:
Qualification – Essential
GCSE’s, Grades A-C or equivalent to include Maths and English
Educated to degree level or equivalent standard
Recognised programme or project management accreditation:
Agile Certified and either Prince2, MSP qualification
Advanced – Microsoft; Word, PowerPoint, – Excel & Outlook – essential
Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential
Experience of managing change programmes and projects, working to time, budget and quality in a large organisation using appropriate agile methodologies, techniques and tools.
Experience of building excellent relationships with senior managers
Excellent customer service experiences
Ability to manage projects using the Prince2-aligned project management methodology
Experience of planning and managing a mixed and varied workload of conflicting priorities responding effectively to the needs of all customers.
Experience of report writing and communicating complex issues to a broad range of audiences
Experience of working in a risk management environment with effective tracking and mitigation of risks
Possess in-depth understanding of Agile, its values and principles, including backlog grooming, release and sprint planning, burn-up/down charts, and more.
An ability to respond to, the unpredictable volume of work, with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives
An exceptional communicator with proven ability to operate and empathise with stakeholders and business groups, influencing and gaining commitment to objectives
Strong leadership, influencing, people engagement, and people management skills
Excellent planning and organisational skills coupled with a strong focus on the delivery of the objective
Creative and innovative in finding solutions to complex problems.
Ability to lead on multiple and wide-ranging programmes and manage competing demands
Possess strengths in organisational, attention-to-detail, reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Enhanced CRB/DBS on the Disclosure & Barring Service update system
Able to provide five years references
To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy
Job Title: Project Manager Level 7
Salary: £375.30 per Day PAYE
Location: East London
Hours: 36 hours per week
Duration: Min 3 Months – Extension on Performance
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org.