senior Project Manager

Job Title: senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
REF: 987147_1523954262
Contact Name: Greg Mckenzie
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

As the Senior Project Manager, you will work for a market-leader of the global logistics and transportation market. You will have full autonomy and responsibility for the end-to-end delivery of a portfolio of Business Change projects that will revolve Business Migration and Integration.

About the Role

As the Business Project Manager you will be joining the company PMO team. Reporting to the Portfolio Delivery / PMO Manager, you will be self-motivated and have strong interpersonal skills to achieve the desired results in a fast-paced environment. You will plan, execute, and finalise projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. You will acquire resources and coordinate the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. You will be responsible for delivery of project objectives and the oversight of quality control throughout the project life cycle

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • To manage the development and implementation of both business and IT projects to time, cost and quality.
  • Ensuring projects are delivered according to our project methodology and stage gate process to de-risk delivery
  • To manage a number of projects at any one time
  • Manage key stakeholders and their expectations through effective updates and communication on plans and progress reporting.
  • Manage risks and issues; escalating cross project risks and issues through functional management
  • Accountable to the business sponsor for successful delivery of project deliverables within approved timeline, budget and agreed upon success criteria.
  • Create and execute project plans and revisions as appropriate, using change control to manage impact
  • Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Ensure sign off of deliverables by relevant stakeholders and that acceptance criteria are in place and adhered to
  • Manage project finances, ensuring variances are known, reported and managed
  • Facilitate the development of project business cases with Business Leads and Business Analysts
  • Ensure benefits management activities are included within project plans
  • Ensure stakeholder management plans and communication plans are in place for the project
  • Engage Change Management Leads to ensure related activities are integral to the core project plan

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications, candidates that have a CV which mirrors the requirements of the above position will be prioritised and contacted first.