For: Contract Project Manager
Term: 3 months
Location: Hybrid working
IR35: Inside IR35
Spectrum IT are looking for a Contract IT Project Manager to join our clients team on a 3 month initial contract. The project manager will be responsible for leading the delivery of key workstreams that directly support the strategic growth ambitions of the company. The Project Manager will work specifically with Agile delivery teams and have end to end responsibility for ensuring that the projects and initiatives under their control deliver the agreed benefits to time, cost and quality.
Key responsibilities and main duties
To ensure that all projects are delivered on-time and within specification and budget
Develop and maintain appropriate project plans and track against key milestones
Actively manage change, risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies (CRAID)
Actively liaise with other project managers and IT colleagues to manage any project inter-dependencies
Keep robust financial control of project spend and take appropriate action when exceeding budget
Ensure that any IT project or associated change is transitioned carefully into live production support
Actively manage any third party resources or suppliers, any internal IT resources, and guide and support any business resources required to deliver the project(s)
Ensure that change is appropriately embedded in the business with end users
Inform project board and key stakeholders of the project progress in accordance with company's governance and reporting cycles, including weekly project updates, steering committee packs and the escalation of any key risks or issues in a timely manner
Produce any required deliverables associated with project delivery
As is and to be process mapping
Contribute to, and develop roadmaps within the Product and Engineering environment Skills, experience and characteristics
Track record of successful project implementations through the full project lifecycle
Knowledge of Agile and Waterfall methodologies, with an emphasis on Agile delivery
Proven experience balancing multiple priorities in an evolving environment
In depth understanding of project management documentation.
Able to work at all levels within the organisation; good interpersonal skills and stakeholder management.
Educated to degree level desirable
Prince 2 or similar qualification desirable, minimum of 3 years project management experience
Team player, who can work alongside the current project managers and business SMEs
An energetic, confident and articulate self-starter
Strong problem solving and facilitation skills, comfortable presenting
Well organised and demonstrate good time management, able to prioritise tasks and to meet deadlines.
A team player, strong communicator and relationship builder with excellent interpersonal skills
Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines ensuring quality is not impactedIf suitable please apply or contact Natasha on (url removed)
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