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Project Manager (ERP Implementation)

Inverness, Highland
£450 to £500 Per Day
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Venesky-Brown s client, a public sector organisation in Scotland, is currently looking to recruit a Project Manager for an initial 17 month contract on a rate of £450-£500/day (Outside of IR35). This role is hybrid based flexible on working location but with travel to Inverness for meetings would be required. Responsibilities: -Definition of the delivery plan in sufficient detail to allow forward planning of resources across the business, technology and 3rd party suppliers -Ensure projects have financial approval and plan, track and report on spend throughout the project lifecycle -Management of project-level plan, risks, issues and changes to ensure successful delivery -Responsible for project reporting and visibility to various governance forums -Coordination of 3rd party technical resources and business resources assigned to the project -Consolidating and documenting the fundamental components of projects (scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities and issues, and quality requirements) -Develop and maintain the project plan exercising change control when appropriate to ensure that agreed project timescales are adhered to -Direct and monitor the work of project teams and work streams within the project to ensure delivery on time, to budget and that project interdependencies are identified and actively managed -Identify and manage problems, risks and issues which may affect the successful delivery of the project, initiating or escalating corrective action as appropriate -Ensure that Project management procedures are adhered to within a formal governance structure and support the running of the Project Board, completing all required reporting -Manage all aspects of project resourcing and budget management to ensure that the project is kept on track and that delivery is within the allocated budgets -Support all aspects of communication related to the Project, including the preparation of papers for various Board and Committees -Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and represent the project at relevant meetings -Developing, implementing and updating resources allocation plans needed for the project -Manage third party contributions to the project -Take responsibility for the management and maintenance of the project risk register -Deploy project management methodologies to achieve service standards, identifying milestones, measures, impact and outcomes -Managing the integration of project outcomes into business-as-usual, addressing the readiness of users, compatibility of work systems and the realisation of benefits -Establishing and managing reviews at appropriate points during and after projects, which will inform governance by providing evaluations of progress, methodologies and continuing relevance -Establishing, and implementing when necessary, protocols to change the scope of projects, and updating configuration documents as required -Overseeing testing on smaller less complex projects or working closely with the Test Manager managing the testing on more complex projects Essential Skills: -Project/Programme management qualification (PRINCE2, MSP, APM, PMI etc) Or equivalent Extensive IT Project Management experience -Experience of leading change -Experience of working closely with key stakeholders -Proven track record of managing projects within agreed timescales -Experience of procurement and commissioning processes including negotiation with 3rd parties -Experience of managing the delivery of key external supplier organisations -Accustomed to delivering in demanding and high paced organisations -Experience of working within a PMO and process improvement experience -Good knowledge and experience of budget management -Confident and competent in IT applications in particular Microsoft Office applications including MS project -Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects -Excellent communication and presentation skills with an ability to build strong relationships at all levels -Good commercial acumen and focused to achieve results -Good interpersonal and influencing skills to ensure the most effective and efficient delivery of the project -Ability to foster a culture of trust and co-operation and team working -Solutions-focused with good problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills -Highly effective internal and external networker -Sound business case development and approvals skills -Excellent planning and organisational skills -Good decision-making skills -Customer focussed -Proactive and self-managing -Flexible in event of changing priorities, able to change approach to fit different circumstances Desirable Skills: -Agile project delivery experience -IT infrastructure implementation experience -Business applications implementation and rollout experience If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch
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  • Job Reference: 707261436-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Venesky-Brown
  • Location: Inverness, Highland
  • Salary: £450 to £500 Per Day
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Contract