Sr Government Project Manager (Prince2, MSP)

Job Title: Sr Government Project Manager (Prince2, MSP)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Swansea
Salary: £760 Umbrella - OUTSIDE IR35
Start Date: Sept/Oct 2017
Reference: JD%2FC%2F17050
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 30, 2017 10:41

Job Description

Senior Project Manager required for 10 month contract in Swansea for government client.


Significant experience of delivering projects/programmes within a government
PRINCE2 Practitioner level
MSP Practitioner level, or willingness to work towards
Experience in reporting methods especially dashboards and scorecards.
The ability to confidently interact at all levels within DVSA and external contacts
Involvement in delivering projects including risk management, stakeholder and change
Experience of the development of Business Cases
Budgeting and costing experience

Desirable: Agile PM, SCRUM Master or equivalent, or willingness to work towards

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Takes responsibility for the definition; documentation and safe execution of a single major project or a number of smaller initiatives; actively participating in all phases of the project.
Identifies; assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.
Effectively estimates costs; timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project(s) to agreed terms of reference.
Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan; providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders; as appropriate. Monitors and forecasts costs; timescales and resources used; and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances.
Ensures that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria.
Manages the change control procedure; ensures that change is captured; impact assessed and approved and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost; timescale and resource budgets; and are signed off.
Gains agreement for revisions to the project(s) from project sponsors.
Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring that team members are motivated and developing their skills and experience.
Takes appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances.
Actively represents the project team; ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business.
Ensures that own projects are formally closed and; where appropriate; subsequently reviewed; and that lessons learned are captured and actioned.
Produces appropriate documentation to support these processes.


CV Submission Deadline: Wednesday 30th August @ 17:30 pm

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