it project manager in desford

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£ 22 per hour
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desford, east midlands
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An IT Project Manager is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you experienced in an engine testing role? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced production environment? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

JOB PURPOSE: A project management professional committed to delivering programs on-time, within budget and to specification by improving the effectiveness of project teams through the application of professionally accepted program and project management methods, techniques, tools, and training. Provides expertise in specific areas of program and project management processes to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective implementation of products and services.

Job Duties

* The creation and implementation of project management & governance processes and corresponding templates, artifacts required to adhere to industry best practices in the project management process landscape

* Regularly assessing risks and opportunities; understand best practices, drive for process improvements, and find new ways of operating, with a focus on simplification and productivity.
* Project management of demands through the BCP IT Demand Management process
* Auditing compliance to the BCP IT Demand Management Process (GW's followed, relevant artifacts collected, etc...)
* Provide scheduling support for projects, including network diagrams, task relationships
* Act as a SCRUM master for AGILE projects

* (1-3 projects at any one time depending on size and other workload)

* BU Pull co-ordination with GIS
* Change Management with Leadership & Teammates
* Mentor and train junior Project Managers and Project Analysts in the role and expectations
* Provides troubleshooting and training to user base as necessary
* Identifying technical dependencies and aligning with stakeholders on how to manage dependencies which could impact the success of the project.
* Facilitate control meetings

* Facilitation of multi discipline teams from charter and scope creation, management of process plans, action plans, change plans, risk planning, and stakeholder update communication
* Facilitate gathering and maintenance of project estimates,
* Defining and maintaining resource management plans
* Maintain urgency by ensuring there is strong collaboration within multiple parts of the organization who may have competing priorities.
* Secondary Responsibilities

* Collect & catalogue high level business requirements
* Lead gathering project artefacts with team members, peers and leadership


* Broad section of project experience (small to large, simple to complex).
* Working in a highly cross-functional environment where communication with multiple groups is imperative.
* Self-motivated, proactive and proven ability to adapt well and work with teams having different operating cadences.
* Developing processes where little exists
* Demonstrated flexibility to get things done
* Demonstrated ability to work through ambiguity to detailed solutions. (Take a vague problem, crisply frame the challenge, identify a path forward, and drive an initiative over the finish-line.)
* Experience in process development and maintaining a project quality audit system

Qualifications & Skills:

* Solid MS Project skills
* Experience in VSTS and JIRA would be advantageous
* Advanced MS Excel
* Change management
* Degree and suitable experience
* PM certification

* Excellent written and oral business communication and people skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders.

* Good facilitation & interpersonal skills
* Expert in AGILE and Waterfall methodologies
* Solid planning and organisational skills

* Very comprehensive knowledge of and experience in executing project management methodologies and techniques.
* Strong attention to detail.

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Project managment


Project Management Professional (PPM desireable)

educational requirements

automotive engineering