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Senior Project Manager (SC Cleared)
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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 19th June
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £500 - £600
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897786_1560962855_expired
Contact Name: Ellie Bass

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Our Central Government client based in either London or Milton Keynes is looking for a Senior Project Manager, ideally with SC Security Clearance.The rolePrepare project documentation and provide timely and accurate reports to the SRO and project boards. Design and devise the delivery strategy.Manage project activities on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the SRO, providing visibility of project progress, including defining the approach and milestone dates, addressing issues and balancing cost and risk against benefit. Oversee essential IT system and business change.Manage features enhancements and integrations backlog.Coordinate all of the activity including managing changes.Lead acceptance testing of delivered solutions.Overall solution delivery management.Engagement with a range of business leads across the client and overseas.Coordinate dependencies.Working arrangementsThe supplier is expected to provide resource that can be on-site in London or Milton Keynes during business hours Monday to Friday.
The resource should:Be collaborative and work effectively with the existing Product Owner and Senior Business Analyst team members Be expert in agile approaches including sprints, daily standups, sprint retrospectives, and working to agreed definitions of done. Be comfortable talking to non-technical staff andtranslating their requirements into technical terms Be a good listener Where appropriate, be innovative and propose changes to processes Be able, unaccompanied, to meet technical and non-technical staffKey Skills / ExperienceStrong track record of project managementStrong track record of using project management methodologies e.g. Agile and PRINCE2 (or equivalent) at practitioner levelStrong track record of delivering complex changeExcellent written and oral communication skillsAbility to present to senior stakeholdersExcellent data analysis and evaluation skillsGood understanding of user centred design and the importance of user researchProven track record and experience in IT SystemsSome business analysis experienceConfident in consulting multiple stakeholders, suppliers in the UK and our Embassies and High Commissions overseasDeveloping and managing relationships and leading discussions with stakeholders to seek input and feedbackFlexibility to manage interdependenciesFlexibility to manage IT system improvementsFlexibility to manage business changePrevious budget accountability experience to forecast project costsAbility to influence at all levelsWorking with technical, policy and business leadsExperience of working with 'Gov.uk' platforms, specifically payUnderstanding of payment processesExperience of working on UK Government digital programmes and IT systems or setting up a new service