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Senior Project Professional

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £40.00 - £46.71 per hour

Senior Project Professional

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Project Professional.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to manage the project monitoring and controls processes of a small project, or a part of a larger, more complex project (such as a particular work package).

Key Responsibilities

  • Able to perform intermediate project reporting & scheduling.
  • Able to undertake intermediate problem solving typically based on previous experience.
  • Have a good knowledge of Business processes and procedures.
  • Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/ Microsoft packages.
  • Attend on the job training as appropriate.
  • Able to lead the PM&C processes on a small non-complex project or a work package of a larger project.
  • Able to manage the PM&C processes on a full project lifecycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of customers/users continue to be met and that financial and other benefits are achieved.
  • Identify, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.
  • Applies appropriate PM&C methods and tools whether predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Agrees PM&C approach with stakeholders, and prepares realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and tracks activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate.
  • Consolidate expertise from multiple sources, including third party experts, to provide coherent advice to further organisational objectives. Supports and promotes the development and sharing of specialist knowledge within the organisation.
  • In some business, this will be a transition role for a PM Apprentice or Graduate coming off their development scheme.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of PM&C policies, processes, procedures and systems.
  • Comprehensive PM&C experience demonstrated in a professional capacity within a project.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of their projects.
  • Comprehensive understanding of one or more PM&C tools techniques and practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Business environment for their project.
  • Knowledge and experience of PM governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs).
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders typically inside the company to achieve Business success.
  • Good understanding of the wider PM&C environment, and of developments and practices in the field.
  • Good understanding of own project/s, its markets, customers, strategic priorities and culture.
  • Knowledge acquired through job related training and on the job experience with theoretical and practical skills.
  • Experience of building relationships and negotiating outcomes with internal stakeholders.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Barrow

Rate: £46.71 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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