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Project Manager - SELEP

Chelmsford, Essex
Job Type
27 Nov 2019
Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager - SELEP on a 6 months contract with a possibility of an extension.

Purpose of the role -

This is a short term project management opportunity to coordinate the relevant activities of the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) secretariat team and its partner organisations as it looks to implement a suite of changes to its own operating model.

Duties/Responsibilities -

Responsible for managing a project and to deliver agreed outcomes within time and cost constraints.
Responsible for undertaking day to day management of the project and progression against all key deliverables.
Responsible for developing and monitoring the project progress to ensure this stays within the agreed budget and timescales.
Responsible for the matrix management of an existing team of subject matter experts, ensuring current capability is matched against project requirements.
Responsible for ensuring agreement with key stakeholders on quantified benefits to be realised & metrics required to monitor impact.
Responsible for highlighting project risks and issues and ways in which these can be mitigated and escalated as appropriate.
Responsible for ensuring effective Change Management processes are in place and changes to deliverables as agreed with stakeholders are documented.
Responsible for ensuring an effective governance and assurance framework is in place to support decision making and ensure regular reporting on progress through pro-active engagement with project sponsors.

Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications/Experience -

Educated to degree level or equivalent by extensive experience.
Evidence of continuing professional development and expert knowledge in relevant professional area, such as, AMP practitioner or Prince 2.
Evidence of having successfully completed several projects and experienced contributing to a range of other projects and/or programmes.
Experience of working with a diverse range of individuals at different levels within a complex organisation and engaging with them, finding ways to overcome obstacles.
Experience of working within a political environment with knowledge of a public sector setting and involvement in a large, complex environment.
Good management skills in leading and managing a team and evidence of developing others. (Qualification certificates should be brought to interview).

To get more information about this role and how to apply please contact Anisha - (phone number removed)
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  • Job Reference: 122412554-2
  • Date Posted: 27 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Anonymous
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Contract