Project Manager – Birmingham - £49,500 + Excellent benefits package
Our Client is seeking to appoint a talented and experienced Project Manager to join their Project Office based near to Edgbaston. Based in IT Services, the Project Office delivers strategic and complex IT and non-IT projects.
For the main part of this role, you will be seconded onto the clients largest programme of work for at least 2 years. This programme is one of the largest and most complex programmes of work in this sector and will require you to work with both the workstream Project Managers and supplier to implement and integrate the required software and integration with other systems.
The Project Manager will successfully manage:
• The planning and delivery of projects
• Milestones, budgets, and stakeholder engagement
• and provide comprehensive management reports to both the Project Board and appropriate Executive Boards.
The Project manager must have proven of experience of:
• Successful Project Management of large software implementation/ integration or upgrade projects.
• They must have significant experience of managing and delivering projects on time and to budget and working with key stakeholders within a complex, multi-faceted organisation.
• Using their initiative to rapidly drive forward activity; taking decisions where appropriate; addressing barriers and making things happen across a range of complex deliverables
• Experience of working in the higher education sector would be advantageous
• Educated to degree level or equivalent or have experience in a project management role with formal training in project management techniques and methodologies such as Prince2, APMP, or Agile being highly desirable.
• Exposure to ITIL service management will also be an advantage.
• Be a good team worker with excellent interpersonal skills, with strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills at all levels.
• Have experience of process mapping and facilitation techniques are also desirable.
If you would like to be considered for this Project Manager opportunity please apply immediately.