Project Manager

18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Working as part of a programme team to provide project management and business analysis expertise. You will be a flexible, self-motivated individual with experience of working on a number of concurrent projects.

•Co-ordination of internal/external meetings and workshops including chairing project meetings
•Preparation of material and reporting in accordance with agreed programme governance
•Maintaining/updating/ collating weekly project status reports and actions, issues and risk logs and contacting project team members appropriately
•Ongoing monitoring and management of the Programme Plan (once established)
•Maintaining and monitoring resource schedules, flagging up any issues/conflicts
•Submitting the risk/issues log for review
•Attending meetings/workshops producing minutes and chasing up actions when required
•Management of deliverables on the project shared drive i.e. version control; deliverables tracking etc.
•Covering general administrative duties
•Supporting the Programme Manager in day to day activities required to deliver the project
•Responsible for documenting and mapping AS IS operational processes including interviewing operatives, managers, conducting workshops and gaining process approvals
•Responsible for documenting and mapping TO BE operational processes including interviewing operatives, managers, conducting workshops and gaining approvals for the new enduring processes
•Responsible for ensuring that Business Requirements are fully developed and documented
•Ensure that the business requirements are analysed fully, with appropriate engagement from the business teams including the review of current processes and data sources
•Co-ordinate the definition and documentation of Acceptance Criteria for the acceptance of the solution prior to go live
•Ensure that a full impact assessment is carried out with the delivery teams within agreed timescales
•Act as an interface between the business and delivery teams
•Act as the central control point for business analysis activities including working with client and third party supplier business analysts and technical teams, as appropriate
•Track requirements through the delivery phase and ensure compliance
•Provide assistance and support for the definition of the operational processes and procedures
•Assist the business to produce workarounds where requirements cannot be met fully
•Responsible for ensuring that the User Acceptance Test Data is defined and agreed
•Support the User Acceptance Testing activity and act as the main interface between the business and technical teams

Principle accountabilities

•Production and management of key project documents e.g. PID, AIRs etc.
•Creation and management of the Project Plan
•Maintenance of the Resource Schedule
•Preparation and publication of Weekly Progress Reports
•Process mapping
•Business Requirements
•Gap Analysis between the Business Requirements and Solution Design
•Documented Acceptance Criteria with input from all impacted business areas
•User Acceptance Test data definition and support


Knowledge and experience

•Proven Project Management skills (MSP, Prince II)
•Business Analysis skills
•Stake holder management
•Strong documentation
•Telecoms, Utilities, Banking or Financial Services background

•PMO experience
•Coaching / training

Personal Profile:
•An exceptional focus on delivery
•Ability to learn and adapt quickly
•Ability to grasp new concepts
•Team Working