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Project Manager Corporate Services

A leading UK health charity is seeking a Project Manager of Corporate Services on a full-time six month contract (which may well be extended to nine months).

The Project Manager Corporate Services manages the Transformation Programme projects that focus on a range of improvements to our internal support functions to ensure they are successfully delivered on time.

The Project Manager reports to the Programme Delivery Manager and will be responsible for a wide range of projects working closely with the Transformation Programme Team.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Project manager for corporate services improvement Transformation Programme Projects.

Leading the on-time delivery to manage the projects through their full lifecycle to a successful closure.

Understanding of business demands and requirements to supporting the achievement of business goals.

Track project timelines and milestones, taking responsibility for achieving all project milestones.

Serves as a resourceful leader, manager and coach for project teams,

Provides advice and recommendations on solution implementation approaches;

Drives and coordinates the timely delivery of agreed solutions, ensuring pace is balanced with the threat of disruption to service delivery;

Takes timely and resourceful action to resolve issues/blockers to successful project delivery;

Influences, negotiates and manages debate and discussion on complex issues with a range of internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that change is managed in line with the ethos of the programme and delivered in line with our strategy

Person Specification

Qualification in project management (PRINCE2 and Six Sigma desirable) and/or educated to a degree level (2:1 or above)

Significant experience of full-cycle project management, particularly strategic change and transformation project management

Managing projects involving multi-disciplinary teams.

Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders, developing a positive personal and organisational profile and building trust;

Successfully managing change, challenging traditional working practices and gaining buy-in and support from a range of stakeholders.
Influencing the culture of a team to ensure delivery in line with strategic objectives.
Candidates with a background in finance and transformation management within the financial sector are particularly encourage to apply.


Skills and abilities

Strong project management skills, including the ability to set, monitor evaluate, communicate and base actions on meaningful metrics

Highly analytical with sound judgement and very strong problem solving skills; particularly in complex and ambiguous situations

Fast working and able to prioritise tasks

Consultative with strong listening and communication skills and able to adapt to a wide-ranging staff body,

Assertive and self-confident

Comfortable leading in the face of resistance, exercising tact, demonstrating sensitivity and awareness and negotiating with a range of stakeholders;

Self-driven, resilient, tenacious and resourceful.

Excellent organisational and leadership skills

Understands strategic planning and organisational design techniques;

How to Apply

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