Contract Project Manager

Contract Project Manager

We have an exclusive, urgent and hot-off-the-press requirement for a Contract Project Manager to start immediately, working on the delivery of a CRM transformation project for a top-rated company, based in the centre of Wilmslow.

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The Contract Project Manager Role

This is a brilliant opportunity to deliver a well-defined project within a larger programme of transformation. Working with a progressive management team within a growing organisation, you will be responsible for delivering a migration to a new, company-wide CRM platform

  • You’ll be picking up an existing scope and leading the delivery of the project
  • You will be working in an environment which is evolving in its maturity, therefore will bring plenty of ideas of how to shape, govern and deliver a successful IT software project
  • You will be hands-on, and take responsibility for plugging any gaps in the team where needed
  • You will be working with business stakeholders, helping to manage their transition to the new platform and readying the business for change
  • You will be responsible for communicating and reporting on progress of the project to the senior management team and wider business
  • You will be responsible for identifying, managing and controlling risks to the project
  • 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

Contract Project Manager Essential skills

  • Extensive track record of successful IT software project delivery to time, cost and quality
  • Demonstrable experience working on Agile IT software projects
  • Thrives in an environment where governance is evolving, with an ability to implement and apply pragmatic project controls
  • Excellent and succinct communicator
  • Excellent process and documentation skills
  • Superb management of stakeholders at all levels
  • Able to work with third party suppliers, and project team members located across the globe
  • Dynamic, articulate and driven personality
  • Experience delivering Salesforce implementations or migrations would be a bonus
  • You must be a team player

The company

One of the top 100 companies to work for in the UK, the organisation is currently transforming to accommodate a period of growth. You’ll be working in a friendly environment within stylish offices in the centre of Wilmslow.

The rate offered is between £400 and £450 per day, for an initial period of 6 months and likely extension.

Contract Project Manager

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