Contract Project Manager – guiding an ethical organisation through a period of Transformation

Contract Project Manager – guiding an ethical organisation through a period of Transformation

We have a hot-off-the-press requirement for a Contract Project Manager for a period of 6 months to join an ethical organisation in Leeds City Centre. This is a fantastic role to help transform the business landscape during an Agile transformation.

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The Contract Project Manager Role

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team of PMs on a Transformation programme of a committed and forward-thinking organisation

  • You’ll be working on a huge and complex transformation programme that will make a real difference – you’ll be driven by doing meaningful work
  • You’ll join mid-way through the transformation, directly supporting the Transformation Programme Lead, delivering one or more of the projects under the programme
  • You will hit the ground running, and immediately be able to lead on the project delivery
  • You will be proactive and comfortable taking ownership and responsibility
  • The role is diverse and you’ll see the results of your work in action
  • You will be able to manage and direct difficult conversations with senior stakeholders, challenge where needed and use your influence and negotiation skills to get the outcomes needed
  • You will hold the respect of your project team, leading them forward to deliver their projects on time and budget, and to the right quality
  • You need to be dynamic, articulate and driven, and just as comfortable in front of a Board Director as an end user or technical team member

Essential skills

  • Extensive track record of successful project delivery to time, cost and quality
  • Demonstrable experience working on Agile IT projects
  • Excellent process and documentation skills
  • Superb management of stakeholders at all levels
  • Able to work with third party suppliers and systems
  • Dynamic, articulate and driven personality
  • Experience in the financial sector, particularly on regulatory projects would be a massive bonus
  • You must be a team player

The company

Quality-driven, ethical company, committed to delivering excellent products that change lives positively. They are going through a period of transformation, and as such there is an excellent opportunity to shape the future direction of the business

They actively promote a flexible working, family-friendly policy

The rate offered is £375-£400 per day

Project Manager

*This role has now been filled, but is typical of the sort of role we frequently recruit for. Please get in touch for details of similar roles*

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