Senior Project Manager

Full Time Tyne & Wear IT Job Pro UK

We’re searching for a Senior Project Manager based in Newcastle, however there is the opportunity to work from home.

The role responsibilities:

* Creates and implements project definitions, schedules, budgets, and objectives for one or more medium sized projects of low to moderate complexity. Prepares detailed statements of work and gains concurrence and approval from stakeholders regarding various project aspects and adjusts accordingly. Participates in delivery assurance reviews to ensure adherence to project management policies and procedures.

* Assists in the staffing of projects. Organises project team members to ensure communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments, and objectives. Participates in work as applicable.

* Manages costs, schedules, and quality by overseeing project deliverables. Ensures schedule and budget are met. May revise as appropriate.

* Performs ongoing review of project status; identifies possible project risks. Recommends and implements risk mitigation solutions as approved and as appropriate.

* Works in conjunction with team members and stakeholders to manage changes to technical requirements, business requirements and schedule of the project. Provides input on possible changes needed based on current project status.

* Manages client, company and project team expectations for agreed upon project performance by obtaining and providing project metrics. Recommends changes or alternate paths based upon performance and metrics.

* Oversees assigned personnel for projects. Assigns work and provides direction with regard to timeliness and completion of project objectives. Addresses performance issues within prescribed guidelines. Provides performance input upon completion of project.

The person we’re searching for:

* 7 years plus experience ideal

* Substantial and proven experience managing medium to large scale projects, or small programmed end to end – at least 7 years preferred

* Formal certification in recognized Project Management qualification such as PRINCE 2 Practitioner, Managing Successful Programmes or PMP preferred but not essential

* Bachelor’s degree in business administration, information technology, engineering or related field preferred

* Experience working with project management methodology such as Catalyst including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting concepts and practices

* Experience working with client vision, business objectives, and critical success factors

* Experience working with delivery assurance principles and appropriate procedures relevant to area

* Experience working with techniques and approaches related to the architecture, development, integration, and deployment of project phases

Other Qualifications

* Skilled in estimating and common project management desktop tools

* Good communication skills

* Good leadership skills to train, guide, and mentor the work of less experienced personnel

* Creative thinking and problem-solving skills

* Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and switch between tasks quickly

* Ability to manage medium sized projects

* Ability to work in a team environment

* Ability to create and maintain formal and informal networks

* Willingness to travel

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