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Project Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Philip Dewhurst

  • Contact email:

    Philip.Dewhurst@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH83651_1629974540

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-25

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Philip Dewhurst


Project Manager


Term:

Permanent

Working hours:

Full-time

Department:

Project Management Office

Location:

London

The firm

Exceptional Law Firm which brings all the benefits of a top 60 firm including interesting work, varied clients and support for professional development. While our clients are at the heart of everything we do, we recognise that life outside of work is important too and our approach to flexible working and target hours for fee earners reflect this. What really sets us apart is our friendly, open and inclusive culture. People join and stay as they get the benefits of challenging work in a supportive and professional atmosphere.

The team
We have been working to a standard business process for delivering projects for some time. The Project Management Office was set up as a natural progression of that process, to ensure that projects continue to be delivered in a consistent manner.

The PMO is now responsible for the management and delivery of all projects within the business.

The opportunity

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • To manage and/or co-ordinate the delivery of projects to completion, in accordance with an approved project delivery methodology
  • Communicate project objectives to all team members involved
  • Provide cover for the Head of PMO as required
  • Troubleshoot problems that come up during projects
  • Develop individual project plans complete with budgetary information and resource needs, and
  • Communicate with relevant departments about resource allocation
  • Works closely with relevant stake holders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s).
  • Review project budget as needed to ensure timeliness and fiscal responsibility
  • Coordinate with vendors and suppliers as needed
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.
  • Keep accurate and detailed meeting notes

Who we are looking for

Qualifications
  • Prince2 2017 Practitioner or equivalent qualification


Knowledge/Experience
  • At least five years related experience in project management, planning, and tracking
  • Experience working with business stakeholders in related industries
  • Experience with and understanding of full project or product lifecycle
  • Proficiency with project management tools and related technology
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership, drive results, solve problems, and possess interpersonal skills from prior work situations


Skills
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to take complex requirements and communicate them in a simple and logical way to various levels of user.
  • Highly organised with excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Personable, persuasive, practical and persistent.
  • Ability to pull together various resources to achieve a mutually beneficial outcome.
  • Ability to structure requirements in line with project delivery requirements.
  • Ability to handle the competing requirements of different stakeholders and work collectively.