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Project Manager

Location: SWINDON, WILTSHIRE Salary: 350.00 - 400.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Technology Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3061691
Project Manager- APM, Prince2, Stakeholder, Plans, Reporting, Risks, Issues

My client a leading Government Organisation based in Swindon are looking for an experienced Project Manager for an initial 7 month contract with the view to extend.

Key tasks and deliverables
• Utilise effective project management disciplines and management techniques to ensure successful delivery, including project definition, planning and scheduling, task, risk and issue management, dependency management, change management, financial management, stakeholder management and reporting.
• Agreeing plans, tasks and dependencies;
• Identifying and escalating any major deviation from the agreed plan;
• Ensuring the completion of each gateway, including the deliverables, and gaining approval to start the subsequent stage;
• Communicating information about the project to the organisation(s) and Stakeholder groups as necessary;
• Ensuring that the required project resources is understood;
• Resolving any conflicts escalated by the project resources, client or supplier;
• Agreeing the work packages tolerances for time, quality and cost;
• Communicating overall strategic guidance for the project;
• Managing the quality assurance for the project;
• Providing advice and direction to the Project Board;
• Providing all the reports and lessons learned for the workstream;
• Resolving conflicts between project teams, service delivery teams and customers or escalating as necessary.

Experience Required
Essential:

• Experience of O365 implementation
• Project management methodology eg: APM / PRINCE2
• Proven experience of working on mixed-technology projects to enable and support delivery of productivity and collaboration services in a customers environment.
• Proven experience of leading projects from initiation to successful completion demonstrating project management and leadership skills
• Proven ability to manage and lead change;
• Proven abiliity to generate communications, including supporting communication activities within a wide reaching programme
• Working within a multi-customer environment;
• Experience of task management of resources in a matrix management environment
• Managing work delivered by 3rd party suppliers / vendors.
• Experience of using OGC structured methods, e.g. Prince2;

Desirable:
• PM of modern Microsoft products, in particular medium to large Office 365 projects
• Working in a highly regulated environment
• A mix of public and private sector experience

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