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Senior Project Manager
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Recruiter: UK Shared Business Services
Listed on: 11th May
Location: Swindon
Salary/Rate: £45,083
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TKUKS1
Contact Name: UK Shared Business Services
About us
At UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS), our purpose is to support our clients by allowing them to focus their resources on doing what they do best, by providing the following range of professional business services to our clients: Human Resources and Payroll, Finance, Procurement and Information Technology.
Our clients include the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Partner Organisations.
At UK SBS we offer a great employee benefits scheme including 28 days holiday rising to 30 days after two years’ service, as well as a generous pension scheme and family friendly benefits.

About the role
On behalf of its UKRI clients UK SBS supports an integrated suite of Grants Systems comprising a customised Oracle Siebel CRM, a bespoke .Net external transactional web system, Oracle EBusiness suite and OBIEE - with Oracle Fusion Middleware (FMW) providing the integration middleware.

There are a number of change projects either underway or planned for various components within this suite of grants systems, these projects include scoping changes to functionality, upgrade of software versions and change of hosting platform.

The purpose of this role is to manage this suite of projects, and where applicable provide additional business analysis input to the team.

You will:

   •   deliver projects on time, within budget and to the agreed quality, and realising the projected benefits
   •   update the appropriate project governance, set up and manage delivery teams in a matrix manner and support and coach key team members in delivering the project successfully
   •   utilise effective project management disciplines and management techniques to ensure successful delivery, including project definition, planning and scheduling, task, risk and issue management, dependency management, change management, financial management, stakeholder management and reporting.

UK SBS use both agile and waterfall methodologies depending on the nature of the project; an agile approach is standard for grants projects.

About you
You will have a qualification in project management methodology for example Agile or PRINCE2, and be educated to degree level (or equivalent).

You will have proven experience of leading technical projects from initiation to successful completion and be able to demonstrate project management and leadership skills.

You will have excellent communication and relationship manager skills as well as a good understanding of strategic risk management - including methods and techniques for the assessment and management of risk.

How to Apply

Applications are handled by UK SBS; to apply please click the apply button.


The closing date is 28th May 2018.


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