Agile Digital Project Manager

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9-18 months
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flag_no United Kingdom
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Agile Digital Project Manager - 9-18 month contract - £635 a day via umbrella - Working from home - (full expenses paid when travelling to Merseyside for 2 days a week once restrictions ease)

*Please note* You must have a thorough understanding of the elements of an operating model and how to implement this in practice to be considered for this opportunity.

We are looking for a "hands on" Agile Digital Project Manager that understands the landscape of developing application on As such you will need to have experience or an understanding of government digital services. Alternatively we would consider someone with similar agile experience in another industry such as banking who has done the discovery phase in a digital product. You will also need to have experience of working with suppliers to manage a process through the discovery to the outputs.

  • Delivery - Accountable to the SRO for creating and leading the project to deliver the agreed outcomes within time, cost and quality constraints.
  • Project Management - Day to day management and leadership of the project and the project team. Provide effective leadership and management controls. Set project controls and 'stop/go' decision points. Design the project structure and organisation appropriate to stage. Set appropriate delivery methodologies. Manage effective transition between project phases.
  • Budget - Develop the budget and track delivery within budget.
  • Resources - Identify skill requirements at all stages of the project, recruit resources within budget constraints, oversee effective deployment of resources including: building
  • Benefits Realisation - Deliver the agreed Business Case benefits and outcomes. Ensure benefits are identified, understood, measured, tracked and owned. Ensure appropriate Benefits Realisation Strategy is in place, and monitor longer term delivery of benefits against the Business Case.
  • Stakeholder Management - Work collaboratively with the SRO to jointly manage senior stakeholders. Ensure stakeholder interests are identified and addressed. Manage stakeholder communications and ensure buy-in. Form collaborative relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally. Build consensus across a large and often diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Risks & Issues - Manage risks and issues and escalate to SRO where appropriate. Ensure strategic and operational risks and issues are identified, prioritised, assessed and mitigation actions developed, implemented and monitored throughout the life of the project. Ensure senior stakeholders are briefed, updated and where appropriate, enrolled in the management and control of key risks. Identify and engage specialists as appropriate.
  • Governance - Held to account through the governance process. Provide all reporting as required by the SRO. Establish and manage Quality Assurance and Change Management processes.
  • Assurance - Engage with TDA and SDA assurance reviews and acts on recommendations. Organise assurance processes such as gateway reviews, as required by the SRO.
  • Change Management - Ensure effective Change Management processes are in place to agree and document changes to deliverables as agreed with stakeholders.
  • Guidance and Support - Provide support, guidance and coaching for the project team. Promote effective individual and team performance.
  • Project Performance and Controls - Develop and agree the vision and measurable success criteria with the SRO. Develop and maintain the Project Plan and integrates with other inter-dependent projects. Monitor and control project progress and performance. Ensure appropriate standards, good practices and lessons learned are sought and applied. Ensure the product/transition deliverables are well defined and agreed with stakeholders. Manage project closure and sign off.