Spring Technology's client, a public sector organisation, are currently looking to recruit a Project Manager for an initial 6 month contract based in Edinburgh on a rate of c.£400-450/day (inside of IR35).
* Communication to the project team, stakeholders and stakeholder groups within the university, including senior management.
* Writing project documentation, reports and decision papers.
* Collating cost information and constructing cost models.
* Technical options investigation for identified service components.
* Close working with the Project Sponsor.
* Influencing and engaging senior stakeholders.
* Reporting programme and project progress to senior management.
* Creating and maintaining project plans, risk and issue logs.
* Maintaining project and resource information in a PPM tools and/or project repository.
* Significant experience as a Project Manager (with ideally experience working within the public sector).
* Relevant project management or analysis qualification e.g. APMP, Prince2 or Agile certification.
* Track record of successful project or change delivery.
* Understanding of industry standard Project Management and Business Analysis methodologies.
* Ability to develop and maintain project plans (e.g. in Microsoft Project or equivalent) so that projects are delivered successfully.
* Ability to estimate, identify, secure and manage project resources so that projects deliver within agreed budgets, to agreed standards and to agreed milestones.
* Strong Risk Management skills.
* Experience of managing enterprise web technology projects, including requirement setting and tender evaluation, integration/implementation of third-party product.
* Ability to present to colleagues and project boards and give presentations at senior levels across the organisation.
* Experience in planning and executing different approaches to requirements gathering - e.g. workshops, surveys, focus groups etc. to help make data driven decisions and disseminate this information to senior management.
* Understanding of web interface integrations with social media and systems of record.
* Effective use of standard business analysis tools and techniques to communicate with IT and business staff.
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