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Business Project Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Private Equity

  • Job type:

    Project

  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Job ref:

    10690

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-08

An investment firm going through a business-wide transformation is looking for a Business Project Manager to support their strategic and change initiatives. Under the coordination of a central PMO there are c. 23 individual change projects, spanning the organisation and all core business functions.

You will report to the Head of PMO and be responsible for project managing a range of projects; this includes planning, monitoring delivery, setting up controls and governance, comms and status report among other project management responsibilities. To do so, you will be a skilled Project Manager who is comfortable running multiple complex projects simultaneously, whilst managing stakeholders at different levels of seniority. You will also have experience in project managing business projects, such as the implementation of a Target Operating Model or the adoption of new processes for an area (as opposed to have run mainly technology-focused projects).

Objectives and responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of PMO, your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide planning and scoping structure to projects
  • Coordinate and monitor project progress, reporting regularly to the Head of PMO
  • Identify risks, and take action to mitigate, mindful of project contingencies and inter-dependencies
  • Own comms, reporting, progress tracking and delivery monitoring, ensuring milestones are met with quality and within budget

Consultant Requirements

  • An experienced project manager (business focused, NOT technology implementation), with training and experience in formal frameworks and methodologies, both Agile and Waterfall
  • A clear and credible communicator - able to interface well with senior stakeholders
  • Flexible and responsive - a problem solver
  • Experience across both large and medium sized organisations

Details

Location: Remote

Start date : within June

Duration : c. 3 months

Day Rate : £300-500 ltd (dependent on experience)

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