Project Manager Job Description
Job Summary Project Manager Job Description
To manage and deliver programmes and projects that provide a customer orientated service to meet the business requirements of the organisation. Includes the full management of Programmes and Projects and utilisation of appropriate tools and methodologies such as PRINCE2 and MSP.
Key responsibilities Project Manager Job Description
Provide project management expertise and advice within in the organisation
Have direct responsibility for a number of projects, for the full lifecycle from initiation to project closure, taking a lead role on high priority/critical projects.
Oversee the successful delivery of a number of projects managed by members of the wider project team.
Ensure that all projects are managed in accordance with PRINCE2 / MSP Project Management standards
Ensure that each project is supported by a robust governance structure.
Monitor the progress of the project against the original business case and project initiation document
Ensure the project is able to adapt to changing requirements and that plans are adjusted accordingly so that the deliverables are on time, to specified quality and within budget.
To analyse and evaluate many highly complex and diverse conflicting issues associated with the completion of a project
Analysis, interpretation and comparison of a range of options and decide how resources are to be used.
Management of key interdependencies with other projects.
Be responsible for developing and tracking the progress of project plans, including resource planning Get Paid To Use Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
Ensure regular reports are provided to appropriate stakeholders as defined within the programme governance.
To identify and manage risks and issues associated with the project(s), including the development and implementation of contingency plans.
Ensure all system implementation plans are synchronised with training and infrastructure commitments and include post implementation review plans
Ensure that appropriate business re-engineering activities take place, where appropriate, to support the successful delivery of the key outputs of the project
Ensure that appropriate plans, documentation and procedures are in place when handing a project over to business as usual as part of project closure.
To make routine presentations, covering complex issues to groups of staff on topics associated with programmes/projects and to demonstrate systems to users when necessary.
Ensure that Post Implementation Reviews and Lessons Learned activities are initiated on completion of projects and are acted on to inform all future work. Dedicate the required concentration required to collate, analyse, check and report on complex information, while coping with ongoing project issues and interruptions.
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Knowledge Skills and Education Project Manager Job Description
Specialist experience of managing a series of complex, large inter-related projects
Experience of managing a project team
Substantial experience of using specialist Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Excel, Project and BI
Working on unfamiliar topics requiring rapid assimilation of new technical knowledge
Teaching and presentation skills
Analyses of non routine data, interpretation and resolution
Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience of dealing with and communicating highly complex, highly sensitive and highly contentious information to large groups of Staff or Public
Negotiation, motivation and influencing skills
Masters Degree or equivalent
Formal project management qualification (PRINCE2 Practitioner or MSP Foundation) or ability to demonstrate substantial experience and success in delivering projects
ITIL Foundation qualification