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Project Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Change & Transformation

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rick Seivewright

  • Contact email:

    rick@pioneer-search.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH3336_1650451021

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-04-27

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Project Manager - Transport Sector

Project Manager is required for a Transport sector private business where you will join a central project and change team.

A rare opportunity to join a business with a significant 3 year transformation with a significant CAPEX. The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional stakeholder management skills as they will be dealing with senior stakeholders across the organization and representing the business in meetings with third party suppliers. The client is open to what sector the successful candidates come from providing you have a minimum of 3 years project management experience.

The incumbent will be responsible for managing IT & Change projects within the greater portfolio of 20-30 at any one time with budgets of up to £5m.

Projects include: software replacements, systems updates, reservations developments & delivery of new applications. This is a business facing role as the client outsource technical elements of delivery to third party suppliers, therefore a demonstrable background managing vendors and delivering projects on time with external key dependencies is essential.

The role will vary as it could be that at one point the PM could be working on delivering one large complex project or managing 3-4 smaller ones. The client is looking to build the change function to 12 PMs + PMO, Change Managers and a team of in post BAs. Some projects follow the Agile delivery, some work to a more traditional Waterfall approach so either background is welcomed, the client will work with the successful candidate to tailor appropriate projects to their experience.

The client run a hybrid model of 2 days per week in the office at the candidate's discretion, 3 days per week remote.

Deliverables

  • Planning, coordination, and execution of project delivery
  • Managing risks and issues as projects progress ensuring projects stick to time and budget
  • Working with Business Analysts to gather information required to execute delivery
  • Managing third party suppliers ensuring they're held to account
  • Managing changes to projects as they develop to ensure they remain on track to meet the end goal
  • Assisting other project managers where necessary to ensure all projects within the portfolio stick to time and budget

Requisite Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a Project Manager, managing projects over the full end to end lifecycle
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Ability to take in complex change documentation and relay this to stakeholders in other areas of the business in clear, concise fashion

Desired Experience

  • Experience working in the Transport industry would be advantageous however this is far from essential

To learn more about this opportunity apply for the role online / contact Rick Seivewright at rick@Pioneer-search.com for an informal discussion.