Senior Project Manager

Ref No. EMP427131
Benefits Bonus, pension + more
Location Basingstoke, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


Networkers are working with a global cash supply chain company who are looking for a Senior Project Manager. The role is broad and challenging, focusing on high value changes and large projects that need to be delivered meticulously.


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The Job

Networkers are working with a global cash supply chain company who are looking for a Senior Project Manager. The role is broad and challenging, focusing on high value changes and large projects that need to be delivered meticulously.

The Project Manager will be based either in Basingstoke (Hampshire) or Gateshead (Newcastle). As a Senior Project Manager you will be leading some of the largest, most complex and highest value changes within the company. You will be leading a team (likely 25 headcount or more) and taking responsibility for large projects/small programmes.

You will be a self-starting, motivated person with a results orientated way of delivery projects. You will be confident dealing with individuals at all seniority levels within a business and an effective communicator. You will be comfortable with public speaking/presenting and problem solving both with your team, by yourself and occasionally on the spot!

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Take the lead on larger projects/smaller programmes, leading a large project team and overall responsibility for projects/programmes under £3 million in value with multiple internal and external work streams
  • Chair projects meetings and present to a varied stakeholder group
  • Maintain PM standards at all times, hold the business and stakeholders to account for delivery of project objectives
  • Plan, define, verify and manage the scope, time line, budget and quality of projects
  • Accountable for timely communication of status or critical decisions needed from accountable executives - proactively identify options/recommendations
  • Direct and be accountable for engaging stakeholders through the process of delivery the project
  • Identify, quantify, prioritise and manage delivery risks; develop and manage project risk mitigation plan; invoke mitigation plans and escalate to project board for contingency plan execution as necessary
  • Plan, direct and review all executive stakeholder and overall project communications; ensuring completion of appropriate documentation and distribute to appropriate parties
  • Anticipate, plan and ensure project tasks are resourced appropriately
  • Manage work packages leads and/or project teams to achieve project goals and objectives
  • Support the behaviour of working as a collaborative global company, sharing best practice and collaborating with colleagues outside of the department

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Proven and extensive demonstrable Senior Project Management experience, ideally gained in strategic, complex project delivery and demonstrated outcome delivery across different types of high-risk, high-value projects
  • Educated to degree level standard or above
  • Recognised Practitioner level PPM or PRINCE2 qualified
  • Proven track record of successful delivery of critical projects
  • In depth knowledge and experience of all stages of the project life cycle
  • Proven leadership experience in a matrix management environment
  • Demonstrated ability to drive the planning, execution and delivery of complex projects that span several business areas
  • Proven and relevant experience of budget management and resource allocation
  • Ability to manage conflict internally and externally, making difficult decision by pragmatically weighing the complexities involved against the need to act
  • Significant experience in managing projects and in-depth knowledge of PM methods and experience of delivering the full project life cycle
  • Advanced in Excel and MS Project
  • Well versed in risk and issue management, implementing tools and process to minimise risks/issues
  • Proven demonstrable management of projects with circa 25 resources both internal and external with multi-site and customer facing experience

If you think this role sounds suitable for your skillset and you would like to find out more, please apply to this advert or alternatively get in touch with myself directly using the contact details attached to this advert.

Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Networkers and may assist with processing your application.

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