Operational Change Project Manager
Location: United Kingdom, Sunderland, North East England
Operational Change Project Manager
Job DescriptionRole: Operational Change Project Manager
Location: Rainton Bridge
Project manage operational change projects & manage project staff as required for projects
Working closely with the operational business SME's, ensure the project is properly supported and resourced and focus is afforded to delivering the project
Scope, plan and drive identified improvement projects (deliverables, timeline, risk assessments and resource management)
Effectively estimate and monitor costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project and take action where these deviate from agreed tolerances.
Ensuring that realistic project plans are prepared and maintained and tracking all activities against the plan, providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders, as appropriate.
Identifying, assessing and managing risks to the success of the project.
Taking appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances to ensure the project remains on track.
Actively representing the project team, ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business
Ensuring that own projects are formally closed and, where appropriate, subsequently reviewed, and that lessons learned are captured and actioned. Producing appropriate documentation to support these processes.
Conduct workshops and interviews to map and analyse improvement projects, collecting inputs and requirements from all relevant stakeholders
Report on project development to key stakeholders and communicate achieved results
Ensure implementation of new developments (processes, tools, systems, training, handover to operation)
Manage cross-functional project teams
Support various improvement initiatives
Contribute to the development and implementation of a standardised and continually optimised approach for business improvement projects
Drive business improvement projects within Construction and Service as well as across Operations.
You will ensure proper project management from scoping through solution development to successful implementation of improvements generated from the project.
You will continuously support the development and deployment of the concept for business improvement projects in Operations.
Knowledge and Skills:
The candidate will have good project management skills combined with commercial understanding and technical insight, either from the wind industry or from a similar industry. You have at least 3-5 years of experience with project and process management. You have a strong ability to work in and manage development across functions and cultures, navigating easily between a wide range of stakeholders. You have strong analytical skills and a continuous improvement mindset.
Hold a degree in Engineering, Asset Management, Project Management, Business Administration, Information Technology, , or similar - Preferred
Have PM certification or training - Essential
Are structured and systematic - Essential
Have good implementation and stakeholder management skills - Essential
Are proactive and self-driven - Essential
Have strong Microsoft Office skills and strong knowledge of Microsoft Projects / Primavera - Essential
Are a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Essential
Project Management - Principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of projects from initiation through to implementation. Examples: PRINCE 2, APMP.
Project Planning and Control - Methods and techniques associated with planning and monitoring progress of projects. Examples: product/work breakdown structures, critical path analysis, earned value, resource analysis, conflict resolution.
Project Risk Management - The identification, assessment and management of project risks, which could result in time or cost over-runs, or failure to deliver products which are fit for purpose.
Contract Management - Methods and techniques for managing contracts to ensure that suppliers adhere to agreed contract requirements.
Change management - supporting the legal and operational teams in identifying and managing change as a result of the project.
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