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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 6 month contract and will provide you with performing intermediate project reporting & scheduling as well as be able to adapt and apply these practices in different circumstances, to develop these practices and to guide and instruct others in their application.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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 a small non-complex project or a work package of a larger project.
  • Able to manage the full project life cycle 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 methods and tools whether predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Agrees project 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.
  • The individual in this role will manage a small project, or a part of a larger, more complex project, (such as a particular work package), or will support a Project Manager with aspects of managing a larger project.
  • At this level the incumbent may supervise or guide one or two professional staff, and be involved in managing their delivery and performance and providing appraisal and support to their development.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of PM policies, processes, procedures and systems.
  • Comprehensive PM experience demonstrated in a professional capacity within a project.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of their projects.
  • Comprehensive understanding of one or more Project Management 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).
  • Problem solving most likely to apply in an existing Business environment.
  • Good understanding of the structure, organisation, processes and culture of Line of Business, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate PM approaches.
  • Applies problem solving techniques to routine situations or situations of moderate complexity under limited supervision, in the field of PM, taking requirements and data from internal (project) sources and external (customer, competitor and academic) areas.
  • An ability to gather information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.
  • Ability to capture, adopt and share good practice.

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: £30.06 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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

Start date
06/12/2021
Duration
6 months
From
aap3
Published at
09/16/2021
Project ID:
2206433