Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 50449_1518608474
Contact Name: Joe Laramee
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Senior Project Manager

Job Purpose:

As the Project Manager you will work with all stakeholders to effectively support the management of transformation programmes and mobilisations being delivered by the Technical Services division, to enable successful outcomes for the business and customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain strategic relationships to support the business success through collaborative working
  • Manage small to medium size projects and initiatives to ensure a successful outcome for Technical Services and the impacted stakeholders
  • Support Operational and UK teams during mobilisation and demobilisation of contracts
  • Manage mobilised contracts through a structured transition process until they have migrated to Business As Usual and are achieving required performance levels
  • Work closely with the Data Analytics team to provide accurate and consistent data and reporting for Transformation projects.
  • Support development and maintenance of high quality and consistent service delivery with strong focus on customer experience
  • Manage/support any additional tasks/projects assigned by senior management team
  • Accountable for specific areas of responsibility and deliverables and manages the associated risks
  • Delivers activities to support operational objectives for their specific contract, project or specialism
  • Inputs to planning activities with horizons of typically 6 months to one year
  • Operates within agreed operational and/or management guidelines
  • Interacts with client or users around specific work efforts and deliverables
  • Supports delivery of Health and Safety policy and standards
  • Manages the activities of others to meet deadlines and quality standards taking account of impact outside area of responsibility
  • Focus of work is predominantly against defined targets but performs a range of tasks from complex to straightforward



  • Programme Manager Practitioner qualification (MSP or equivalent) advantageous
  • Project Management Practitioner qualification (PRINCE 2 or equivalent) advantageous


  • Project Management skills and experience
  • Medium level of commercial and financial awareness
  • Performance Management experience
  • Experience with LEAN will be an advantage
  • Demonstrable ability to build strong relations with relevant stakeholders - acting as a trusted source of advice, coaching and challenging the way we work today