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Project Manager
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Recruiter: REED Global
Listed on: 18th November
Location: Exeter
Salary/Rate: £364 - £417
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: X3-221079_1574086221
Contact Name: Jasmine Sladen

A Project Manager is required for our client in Exeter for an initial 6 month contract

The successful candidate will project manage a customer facing data services project and handover to BAU. This is a key project within our client's strategic data services programme, with commensurate senior sponsorship and visibility.


- Accountable to the programme for all aspects of delivery of the customer access project. - Identify the outputs / work packages / deliverables required to deliver the capabilities committed - Plan the project activities. - Manage and motivate the project team and 3rd party partner to ensure tasks are completed against the project plan. - Build relationships and communicate with all stakeholders to manage requirements and expectations. - Monitor, manage and report progress against plan, resource schedule and budget. - Identify and prioritise risks, issues and dependencies and ensure mitigating actions are taken.

Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities

- This is a senior project manager role which requires someone who can lead and operate proactively at all levels. - Excellent stakeholder management and communications skills - able to articulate detail succinctly. - Significant experience in managing high risk, complex projects through the full life of a project. - Significant experience in managing project teams and 3rd parties within a programme. - Ability to manage projects using both agile and gated processes. - Ability to work with stakeholders to manage a backlog of requirements, prioritise them and define them into Sprints. - Experience of both IT and business change. - Experience of delivering customer facing web solutions. - Knowledge of User and Customer experience management. - Commercial acumen.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Abilities

- PRINCE 2, MSP or similar. - Knowledge of JIRA or similar. - Knowledge of e-Commerce and data services. - Experience of projects to develop new services. - Public sector / central government experience.

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