Project Manager

Project Manager

DCC | Central London, England, UK

Posted 14 days ago

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Description

Becoming a Project Manager with Smart DCC:


A fantastic opportunity to secure an initial 6 months contract as a Project Manager with Smart DCC. The Project Manager can be based in London or Manchester on a hybrid working model (2 days office based, 3 days remote).The Project Manager will be responsible for the successful start-up, initiation, delivery and closing of projects, applying appropriate knowledge, skills, tools, techniques and practice at each stage and with effective stakeholder management throughout.


What youll be doing:


Start-up - establishing the outline business case for carrying out the work; putting in place the project management team to deliver the work; and defining the right approach for meeting the projects target outcomes.

Initiation - confirming the business justification for the project through a detailed business case; setting up the projects controls and reporting mechanisms; and defining project delivery roles and nominating role holders.

Delivery Working within a regulatory framework assigning, monitoring and delivering work packages required to achieve the projects outcomes; regular progress reporting at project, programme, DCC and external governance forums; taking corrective actions where necessary to ensure delivery remains within tolerances; and confirmation of continued business justification and acceptance of risks.

Closure - preparing the project for formal closure; handing over the projects products to the business as usual; and evaluating the projects performance, recording lessons learnt, and disseminating learnings back in to the project and programme delivery community.

Engagement actively engage internal teams, senior management, third party suppliers, industry and Government departments. In doing so, they will demonstrate an ability to manage and influence these stakeholder groups whilst adhering to the appropriate level of governance required to deliver the project / programme.

What were looking for:


  • An experienced project manager who can demonstrate credibility and the ability to influence at a high level within their current or previous roles
  • The candidate will have managed significant £ multi-million projects with multiple stakeholders, customers and multiple 3rd suppliers
  • Confident interacting at Executive level and be passionate about best practice project management disciplines,
  • Demonstrable experience in leading complex business transformation projects, 3rd party technology delivery, integration projects or procurement projects.
  • Demonstrable experience of building high performing project delivery teams and managing others to consistently deliver high a quality project management service.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to gain credibility with Executive level stakeholders


About Smart DCC


At the Data Communications Company, we believe in making Britain more connected, so we can all lead smarter, greener lives. Weve built the secure infrastructure thats supporting the mass roll-out of smart meters across the country. Our universal, secure network will be in 30 million homes and small businesses, making it the largest network in Britain. So its a truly exciting time to join us. Youll be part of a team thats supporting the countrys transition to a low-carbon economy, and helping to ensure an affordable, secure, and sustainable energy supply for the future.


Operating independently of its parent company, Capita plc*, the DCC is a Disability Confident Committed Employer. Were directed by the Department for Business and regulated by OFGEM. We collaborate with the Government and leading telco and utility industry service providers to help protect consumers and give them better energy choices. A finalist in the Top Workplace Awards in 2018, we reward professionals who thrive in an environment of change and innovation. Watch this about DCC video and if it ignites your interest, apply below.


Whats in it for you?


A competitive day rate

Partial remote working available for this role

Youll also become part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and well provide the support you need to do deliver. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.


What we hope youll do next:


Choose Apply now to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. If you have any questions youd like to ask before applying, you can contact .


The parent company, Capita Plc*, are a leading UK provider of technology enabled business services. Were supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves and people are valued for their differences. Were always challenging each other to learn and improve, because we know when we work together, we can deliver better outcomes. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that youll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions. Youll also become part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative, and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and well provide the support you need to do deliver. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.