Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
REF: 456852_1522059617
Contact Name: Greg Mckenzie
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Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

As the Project Manager, you will have full autonomy and responsibility for the end-to-end delivery of a diverse Business Change portfolio that will have an affect on the business as a whole. The portfolio you are responsible for will be medium in size and complexity ie. scope, cost and the number of stakeholders. Projects will be identified and assigned by the Senior Project Manager and/or Programme Manager; they will support business strategy and may be high in profile.

Main Duties:

  1. To plan projects proactively, managing the project using the agreed plan, communicating progress and variance to plan, to key stakeholders.
  2. To manage communications to key stakeholders including the Business Owner, Project Board, project team and 3rd parties, ensuring they are aware of changes to the project status in a timely manner.
  3. To identify all project dependencies and risks, ensuring they are effectively managed and that identified risks have mitigation/contingency plans in place.
  4. To control and challenge project scope and any changes using appropriate change management processes.
  5. To ensure project budgets are managed and tracked against ROI and that any deviations are escalated.
  6. To identify and allocate resources required to deliver projects, submitting clearly defined resource requests through the appropriate channel.
  7. To investigate, escalate and ensure that all project issues are effectively resolved.
  8. To effectively and professionally manage vendor relationships and participate in vendor selection in line with DWF vendor management policy and procedures.
  9. To review outputs from all supporting teams ie. BA community to ensure 'fit for purpose' and quality standards are achieved.
  10. To become involved in the delivery of technical training to both experienced and inexperienced groups of individuals.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation