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Project Manager

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Location London , Greater London
Sector Digital & Technology
Salary £400 Per Day
Type Contract
Consultant Jemma Smith
Ref 68304

Role: Project Manager

Contracting Authority: Public Sector 

Contract Length: 6 months

Location: Remote

IR35: Inside

Pay Rate to Candidate: £400 (max umbrella)

Minimum Requirement:

The role of the Project Manager is to lead / manage the project and the project team on a day-to-day basis. The Project Manager is responsible for driving and overseeing the delivery of the project to ensure that the objectives are clearly defined and achieved within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints. The Project Manager has a key role in project governance and working with stakeholders, to ensure the agreed project outputs are delivered to enable benefits to be realised.


Typical role responsibilities:

• Delivery – Create and lead the project to deliver the agreed outcomes within time, cost and quality constraints.

• Project Management – Day to day management and leadership of the project and the project team. Set project controls. Design the project structure appropriate to stage. Select and apply appropriate delivery methodologies.

• Business Case – Coordinate development of the Business Case.

• Budget – Track delivery within budget.

• Resources – Schedule / manage resources to deliver the project. May work independently or with a small team.

• Benefits Realisation – Ensure benefits are identified, understood, measured, tracked and owned. Ensure appropriate Benefits Realisation Strategy is in place, and monitor longer term delivery of benefits against the Business Case.

• Stakeholder Management – Identify key stakeholders and develop effective relationships.

• Risks & Issues – Identify and monitor project risks and issues. Develop mitigating actions and escalate as appropriate.

• Governance – Provide key reports and support effective governance and decision making.

• Assurance – Support or set appropriate project assurance.

• Change Management – Ensure effective Change Management processes are in place to agree and document changes to deliverables as agreed with stakeholders.

• Guidance & Support – Seek appropriate support, guidance and coaching from the project community. Show commitment to personal development. Promote effective individual and team performance.

• Project Performance & Controls – Build Project Plan and apply appropriate project principles to deliver stated objectives. Identify and set appropriate Project Controls. Track and report delivery against milestones.