Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    GRG Executive Search

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  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ryan Fountain

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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GRG Executive Search have been appointed by a Midlands based organisation to find a first-class Senior Project Manager to join a key strategic part of their company portfolio based out of their Birmingham office.

This is a great role for an experienced Senior Project Manager/Programme Manager following large scale transformation within the organisation. You will be responsible for the management and delivery of major projects, programmes and/or Portfolios within the company's overall Change Portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountability for the controlled delivery of programmes/Portfolio's or large and complex projects spanning multiple functions, and business units.
  • Design, initiate and lead a range of projects / programmes, building high performing project teams to enable the delivery to agreed scope, cost and timescales achieving the end business benefit.
  • Respond quickly and decisively to tackle significant issues, keeping others focused and on track in agreeing and delivering effective countermeasures.
  • Build strong relationships with key business stakeholders up to Board level.
  • Secure buy-in and commitment from others both inside and outside of the project teams / programme framework in order to build positive working relationships and joint successes.
  • Ensure that the Change Framework is followed by all projects within the Programme/Portfolio and all governance requirements are adhered to.
  • Manage, coach and mentor the project team to up skill capability.

Essential Experience:

  • Extensive programme management experience gained within a broad environment.
  • Experience of managing a budget of c. £5m+.
  • In depth knowledge of creating and implementing new processes, handoffs, and dependencies, including process improvement cycles.
  • Significant understanding and application of public sector project environment including governance and assurance processes.
  • Strong communication skills written and verbal.
  • Experience in programme delivery, such as Prince2 practitioner, MSP practitioner, APMP or similar
  • Competent in the use of various Microsoft packages.
  • RAID (Risks, Assumptions, Issues & Dependencies).

The company are currently working remotely and will be operating a hybrid working pattern when restrictions are fully lifted, candidates must be willing to travel to the Birmingham office when needed.

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