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Project Manager - Contract - London

Job Title: Project Manager - Contract - London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/C/PMLDN/FC_1626367575
Contact Name: Fred Cope
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Project Manager - Contract - London

  • Lead the development and end to end delivery of a specific project to achieve cost, time, quality and safety objectives in accordance with the requirements of the delivery lifecycle, governance and company standards.

The role:

  • Accountable for shaping the project to drive optimum delivery of outputs, including planning at the level appropriate to the complexity of the project, structuring and sequencing appropriate sets of tasks/activities.
  • Effectively leads the project delivery team and oversees suppliers, dependencies, milestones, and risks and issues in accordance with standards and guidelines, as described in the operating model and delivery lifecycles.
  • Monitors and reviews the project delivery budget, costs, resourcing and drives governance arrangements to support appropriate reporting.
  • Manages risk, working with the business and using effective stakeholder management to agree common understanding to mitigate and reduce risk.
  • Maintains relationships with key customers and stakeholders, making sure effective and robust communication plans are agreed and in place.
  • Identifies and implements quality and efficiency improvement initiatives for the project supporting lean delivery.
  • Supports business transformation programmes and helps drive delivery performance improvements across the project.
  • Lead the stakeholders within the project team to meet the project deliverables.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience in leading project management and delivery
  • Proven track record in delivering successful, complex IT projects with an element of business change
  • Significant knowledge of project management principles, methods, techniques, tools and emerging trends.
  • Proven experience in management of customer expectations, senior stakeholders and developing strong relationships across the business.
  • Strong leadership skills, motivating and inspiring confidence in others.
  • High levels of flexibility, adaptability and broad thinking.
  • Proven track record in supplier management and commercial acumen
  • Knowledge and experience of applying a range of delivery/ development life cycles, e.g. Waterfall, Agile, Iterative
  • Strong financial management skills including quality forecasting


  • Formal Programme/Project Management qualifications (e.g. APM/P - Certified Project Manager, , Prince 2)

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