Senior Digital Project Manager
Job DescriptionSenior Project Manager
Our client, a market leader in the Utilities industry, is looking to recruit a Senior Project Manager. The roles will be based at their Lingley Mere offices in Warrington, Cheshire.
To plan, direct and deliver Digital Services/ Project Management in an engineering capacity/Business Change projects / Change projects that help innovate or differentiate the business, ensuring a high degree of business involvement, fast turnaround, and frequent update. To deliver Digital Services/Business Change projects effectively, at pace, for the lowest possible cost and a high level of customer satisfaction. To input into digital delivery strategy across the organisation, fostering a product management and process ownership focus. To establish and build collaborative, motivated project teams to deliver project outcomes
To ensure the Health, Safety and Wellbeing management framework is embedded in all activities and our Health and Safety belief statement is a reality
Work as part of the Digital Delivery and Process Excellence team to drive through continual change and improvement in the way we deliver change
Work with the sponsor, stakeholders and project team in the preparation and presentation of Digital Service project business case(s). Identify stakeholders and establish appropriate stakeholder management and communication plans.
Deliver Digital Services/Bus Change projects and products that are aligned with Strategy and Systems Thinking approach
Establish, manage and deliver the Digital Services/Bus Change projects and product delivery within the agreed constraints of time, quality and cost
Promote a safety culture in Project delivery and ensure outputs and outcomes comply with all Legal, Health Safety and Environmental obligation
Determine the appropriate delivery approach and methodology to successfully deliver the required project outcomes and products for the Customer. Understand how the risk profile and risk appetite of stakeholders can drive the delivery approach
Bring digital thinking to project delivery, drive change at pace and where appropriate deliver continually and iteratively
Establish and build highly collaborative delivery teams and establish/embed a culture of innovation in the teams to deliver project outcomes
Produce baseline project plans, that show what is to be done, when and by who
Matrix manage and coordinate teams that include internal, external and 3rd party resources
Monitor, maintain and track project delivery. Identify deviation from the baseline project plan and act to keep the project on track to deliver
Produce project budgets and financial forecasts. Monitor and review project costs, prioritise spend and activity to ensure maximum efficiency and value for money. Early identification of overspends and act to hold the original budget
Establish the quality plan for a project and ensure quality activities are built into the plan. Establish the appropriate processes tools and techniques to ensure the work is done to the right standard, meets customer expectations and that there is a focus on learning and on continual improvement
Establish appropriate project controls to ensure the project is being delivered to time, cost and quality. Ensure that the benefits and customer outcomes are being delivered
Knowledge and Skills
Project Management certification. Awareness of relevant legal requirements including Health and Safety, Data Protection and GDPR. Formally trained in appropriate health and safety regulations (i.e. CDM, HASAWA etc).
A demonstrable successful track record in the delivery of Project Management in an engineering capacity/Business Change projects. Delivering complex projects to time, cost and quality using a variety of delivery methods, tools and technique
Product and outcome focus, building the right product for the customer. Customer focused, delivering what the customer needs
Innovative. Ability to think 'out of the box' and use of innovative approaches to deliver at pace for the least cost. Experience of applying different project management methods tools and techniques to deliver customer outcome
Pragmatic approach to project delivery, focus on delivering solutions that are 'good enough' to meet customer requirements (Minimum Viable Product) rather than delivering expensive gold plated solution
Ability to lead, direct and motivate a team and experience of managing delivery collaboratively
Excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with all stakeholders
Effective stakeholder management skills demonstrated at a variety of levels. Ability to resolve conflict and use negotiation skills
Proven planning and organisational skills. Ability to develop baseline project plans using MS Project. Strong commercial management skills and experience, and a track record of managing delivery from third party suppliers to time, budget, and quality
Relevant business knowledge of the Water Industry. Proactively maintain own knowledge of project management best practice solutions and the water industry and apply this knowledge to project delivery.
Experience of Monitoring and Control/Operational technology projects
To find out more about this exciting opportunity and avoid missing out please email across your updated CV today
Should your application be successful, and you are offered the role, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any assignment offer with our client will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from Disclosure Barring Service.
This vacancy is being advertised by Rullion Resource acting as an employment business.
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