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Project Manager

Sellick Partnership are actively recruiting to a Project Manager role, based in Leeds, working for a thriving, growing not for profit client. The project will run until September 2019, and will support the management, control and/or delivery of projects of work to meet defined objectives, ensuring the appropriate use of resources to deliver the required scope of work within set deadlines.

As the Project Manager, you will be actively involved in the following duties:

Key responsibilities of the Project Manager:

  • Contribute to the development of broader operational plans, manage operational plans in own area and enable successful implementation by prioritising and aligning planned activities
  • May lead, motivate and engage team members, monitoring performance, the quality of deliverables and the allocation of work to ensure a high performance and adherence to the companies values
  • Manage the delivery of activities within a project team, in line with the relevant policies and procedures
  • Partner with relevant business areas to understand their goals and provide them with professional or technical advice
  • Develop and maintain a relationship of trust and respect to key stakeholders and third party contractors, to ensure that all parties are informed and apprised of project progress
  • Deliver and assist the management of small to medium scale projects or programmes of work, ensuring the appropriate use of resources to deliver the required scope of work within set deadlines
  • Identify project risks and implement mitigating actions for projects managed, or present risks to senior managers for projects/programmes supported, to ensure deliverables are not adversely affected
  • Manage the day to day relationship with contract service providers, including negotiation, interpretation and application of established contractual agreements and/or service level agreements to ensure adhere to standards and best outcomes for the organisation
  • Manage compliance with filing systems for project and programme specific documents and records
  • Identify and evaluate schedule deviations on a monthly basis
  • Analyse complex project data and write technical management level progress reports
  • Co-ordinate all project reporting to tight timescales, whilst managing conflicting priorities

Required skills and experience of the Project Manager

  • Knowledge and experience of the transport industry is essential
  • Demonstrable post qualification experience in multi-stakeholder projects, using Prince2 methodology
  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent, or possess an equivalent professional qualification
  • Sound understanding of project and programme management principals
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders
  • Experience of matrix management and leading on project activity

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Accounts Assistant role, please apply now, or contact Stephanie Tasker at Sellick Partnership.

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