Junior Project Manager (6 months + experience)
Fixed Term Contract (24 months)
Worcester Hybrid Working
An exciting opportunity to join a blue light organisation, the role will be to manage projects, from initial concept to implementation, so they deliver the required outputs within budgetary and time constraints, and thereby achieve the outcomes and benefits required. To apply project management discipline and processes, including responsibility for project stakeholder engagement.
To compile business cases (in collaboration with senior stakeholders), including whole life costing analysis, ensuring briefs and feasibility proposals are developed in accordance with project aims and objectives, and Project Management Office standards.
To responsibly manage project within budget, and project/programme parameters, being responsible for decisions on changes and subsequent alterations to the financial structure within project parameters.
To identify and plan resource requirements both internal and external of the organisation.
To manage, co-ordinate and direct resources assigned to projects on a day to day basis to deliver the projects objectives.
To produce project specific programmes of work, continually monitor and update for reporting purposes, undertaking performance assessments and addressing issues and using corrective actions as necessary.
To ensure benefits management is an integral part of a project from the outset, and that benefits are identified, planned and measured.
To regularly report upon project progress to key stakeholders (programme manager, business leads etc), ensuring that issues are raised in a timely manner.
To plan and initiate post implementation reviews, ensuring organisation learning is maintained for future continuous improvement and identify relevant training needs.
To be responsible for stakeholder engagement and actively engage all key stakeholders in the delivery of projects, ensuring compliance with Home Office and other statutory guidance.
To assess and manage project risks and issues, ensuring appropriate mitigating action is undertaken, including escalation if necessary.
To liaise with consultants and contract resources as authorised in accordance with procurement policies and procedures and providing regular reports on all project matters to Business leads.
Ability to interpret and extract information from a variety of sources, and create well presented, accurate, concise documentation, demonstrating attention to detail.
Demonstrate excellent negotiation, influencing and communication skills and all levels internal and external of the organisation.
Demonstrate excellent organisational/time management skills and the ability to work calmly and professionally under pressure.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project.
PRINCE2 Foundation level or equivalent project management methodology qualification.
Possess or studying for PRINCE2 (or equivalent) Practitioner qualification or at least 6 months of experience in a project manager role.
Please also note that all candidates must have UK residency for the last 3 years for vetting purposesTo be considered for this highly rewarding opportunity, pl