Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Salary: £400 - £401 per day
Reference: BBBH4953
Contact Name: Isaac Miller
Contact Email: imiller@venquis.com
Job Published: May 13, 2016 15:32

Job Description

Contract/ Project Manager/ Leading Nutritional Retaliler/ £400 per day/ St Neots Area

Overall function: Reporting into the PMO, this role forms part of a small team to manage the delivery of multiple projects across the organisation, from Initiation to Close, facilitating successful delivery.

The range of projects are diverse; covering all areas of the business from Marketing to Shipping and will include implementation of internal and 3rd party technical solutions in many of them.

The Project Manager will follow a project lifecycle appropriate to the project, working with stakeholders across multiple sites in the UK as well as a development team and senior stakeholders in the US.

The Project Manager will be instrumental in helping implement continuous improvement of project management competency and understanding at Lifeplus as part of the PMO team goals and objectives.

Role Purpose:

Responsible for managing the successful delivery of projects to agreed scope, quality and time.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage multiple projects at any one time.

Manage a diverse range of projects across Lifeplus including technical solution implementation, compliance and operational business change.

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Facilitate the definition of project tasks, resource requirements and resource allocation
  • Develop and prioritise project plans with stakeholders
  • Assemble and coordinate project teams
  • Manage project budget
  • Track project deliverables, and communicate status updates to stakeholders using appropriate tools
  • Provide day to day direction and support to project team
  • Monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Manage project risk and issues to ensure milestones and business-critical deadlines are met
  • Partake in project evaluations and PMO project Health Check reviews as appropriate

Key competencies

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills; ability to read stakeholders and adjust communication style accordingly.
  • A positive approach; always looking for solutions not 'problems' with a can-do approach.
  • Critical thinking and ability to solve complex problems
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Professional at all times, using a proactive and collaborative approach. An open flexible working style is key, with the ability to build trust and credibility quickly.
  • Adaptable with the ability to work in a "start-up" environment; ability to cope with the unknown and unexpected, as well as the routine, and able to work with incomplete and conflicting information
  • Excellent MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio Skills

If interested in the opportunity please send your CV to imiller@venquis.com or call me on 020 3405 3517

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