Online since 1999 | 12,183 IT Jobs Live NOW

Project Manager

Premium Job From AMS Contingent Workforce Solutions
Recruiter: AMS Contingent Workforce Solutions
Listed on: 4th January
Location: Chesterfield
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

We are AMS. We are a global total workforce solutions firm; we enable organisations to thrive in an age of constant change by building, re-shaping, and optimising work forces. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) is one of our service offerings; we act as an extension of our client's recruitment team and provide professional interim and temporary resources.

Our Client is a global logistics and distribution organisation. They operate in 44 countries around the world. Their global revenue exceeds £10 billion per annum and they employ almost 160,000 people.

On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a Project Manager for a 6 Months contract based in Chesterfield.

Purpose of the Role:

End to end accountability for the management of one of more Technology related projects based on scale and complexity

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for:

Establishing a project

* Scope: Defining and agreeing project scope using established tools and techniques * Stakeholders: Identifying and engaging all project stakeholders and preparing a stakeholder matrix and developing and implementing an appropriate communication plan * Investment: Supporting or leading in the securing of investment by providing time, resource and cost estimates together with risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions Plan/Monitor/Control * Leadership of the Project team to deliver against agreed metrics for time, cost and quality * Manage the project in line with an agreed methodology * Act as Systems Integrator, bringing together all internal and external supplier deliverables to ensure delivery of a complete end-to-end solution that is assured against the current agreed specification * Create an agreed schedule baseline and maintain under strict change control * Establish and maintain unambiguous controls (Constraints; Actions; Risks; Dependencies; Deliverables; Decisions; Issues; Change; Assumptions) * Establish and operate Financial control * Ongoing proactive management of stakeholders and project communication * Agree span of control (management by exception/ tolerances) * Establish project meeting cadence * Establish project reporting processes * Agree formal project gateways and corporate governance obligations * Comply with data and cyber security obligations * Ensure Business Change activities are in place appropriate to the Project(s) * Escalate as and when necessary via the established governance routes

What we require from the candidate:

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully delivering change projects
  • Strong inspirational leader with proven matrix management capability and proven decision making experience amongst other managers at varying levels and building teams to deliver against a common vision
  • High level of common sense demonstrable through practical experience
  • Communication - High degree of competence in verbal and written communication to a broad audience; and excellent, clear and succinct written communication
  • Demonstrate resilience, persistence and drive to maintain progress and resolve issues
  • Good delegation and negotiation skills
  • Able to maintain a sense of perspective and remain calm in challenging situations
  • Effective stakeholder and people management
  • Commercial acumen and value driven supplier management
  • Financial management
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Solution focused and highly collaborative
  • Customer centric focus to deliver value efficiently
  • Good technical knowledge and experience to support project team in issue resolution and escalation if need be
  • Innovative and creative thinker; good problem solver
  • Understands the drivers to enable others to perform; shows empathy but equally sets clear, unambiguous targets that individuals / teams / suppliers are held accountable to

This client will only accept workers operating via an or engagement model.

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

AMS, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business

Contact Name: Akanksha Sheth
Reference: TJ/6217/RMG236349_1641306107
Job ID: 3025124



Browse all contract types