Senior Project Manager

£500 per day | London | Contract
Posted 11 days ago

Senior Project Manager

Are you a Senior Project Manager? Are you looking for your next exciting contract role? Would you like to join a Global Loyalty and Benefits organisation? Well, look no further as the perfect opportunity is right in front of you!!

My client are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join them on an initial 6 month contract, to work with them globally on numerous projects including the roll out of a Marketing Automation platform, involving setting up around 7 unique business units.

The projects will give you exposure across the likes of big data, marketing automation, user interfaces, employee communications and the development and deployment of impactful new processes.

Senior Project Manager

Key Responsibilities
This role is about leading projects in a thorough way to drive delivery from a varied team, but also about bringing project leadership to our team. Key responsibilities include:
• Managing a complex / strategic project, running multiple projects concurrently, ensuring we have appropriate project tracking, governance and reporting; have clear roles and responsibilities; and timely communication out to appropriate stakeholders
• Facilitating the definition of project scope, deliverables, resource requirement and timing from concept through to tangible delivery
• Providing project leadership in terms of the best approach for each project work stream
• Managing stakeholder relationships from contributors up through the board level, as well as with external suppliers
• Identifying and implementing appropriate remediation actions to address project risks and issues
• Driving cross-functional project teams to achieve project objectives, providing appropriate direction, support and accountability. The project team is not dedicated to this project alone
• Conducting retrospectives and post-project reviews to identify lessons learned that can be incorporated into future projects

Knowledge, skills and experience required
Not surprisingly, we need someone who has the full end-to-end experience with managing a complex project well, including a good grounding in the required tools and techniques. If you have experience with both agile and waterfall methodologies, that would be helpful as we do expect different stages of the projects to require different approaches. Key skills / experience that we are looking for include:
• Project management qualification such as Prince2 or PMP. Scrum master desirable but not mandatory
• Experience with integration projects highly desirable
• Experience working in multi-discipline teams, including a range of internal teams and external suppliers in a global environment. Able to bridge communication between technical and business focused people
• Influencing and negotiation, including internally for resource and other elements needed by the project team
• Conflict management
• Able to present, inform and guide others -- Excellent written & spoken English, and interpersonal communications
• Decision making, critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Experience working on high-profile, strategically important projects

Person Specification
We want someone who is a good fit with our team and who will feel at home in our environment. It tends to be very collaborative and work more by influence than command. This also means that being able to handle change and operate in a less structured environment is core to being happy here. For the Senior Project Manager role, we will be looking for someone who has the following qualities:
• Collaborative and a strong team player
• Ability to generate ideas and draw them out of others
• Ability to work at pace while working through challenges in a collegiate way
• Ability to thrive in a fast moving an changing environment
• Thoroughness and attention to detail
• Well planned and organised

If you are interested and would like to review a full job spec please click APPLY and send CV's to Ashley.Waterman@ OR call on: 01892 553 241

For more information about this role, please contact:

Ashley Waterman
01892 553 241

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