Project Manager / Business Analyst / Business Improvement (6 Sigma or Prince2)
Our client based near the Kent coast are seeking a Project Manager with good business analytical skills to join their team. The company are going through an interesting period of change and it is an excellent and exciting time to join their team.
The organisation is delving further into the eCommerce field and expanding its services and solutions. As part of this, they require an experienced Project Manager to oversee a number of these potential new developments.
This is a new role for the company due to growth. We are looking for someone experienced who can take this position and make it their own and add value to the organisation.
This will be working across a range of smaller projects (£100-200K) in different business disciplines (IT, Telephony, Culture, Finance, Business Processes, Marketing etc).
As well as a competitive salary the company also offer a pension, holiday allowance, Christmas shut down and an element of flexible working.
The Project Managers central role is to plan, execute, and finalise projects according to strict deadlines. This role will be accountable for acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members, third-party contractors, and consultants to deliver projects according to plan. This person will have the ability to influence and shape the future environment for the business as the priorities are based on opportunities for growth and also managing any risk. As a Project Manager, you’re responsible for completing the project work in line with the plan and will report progress to Senior Managers.
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals. This person will have strong analytical skills and be able to handle multiple projects at any one time.
*Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
*Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility.
*Identify resources and assign responsibilities.
*Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s)
*Follow a standard process, as defined by CAPM or PMI
*Ensures project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored
*Works closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s).
*Understands basic revenue models and P/L meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; analysing variances, and initiating corrective actions
*Tracks the financial aspects of the project ensuring projects run to both timeline and cost.
*Submit project status reports to stakeholders, anticipates and reacts to change. Provides written documentation and reports to all people and departments involved in the progress being made against the deadline.
*Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
*Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
*Report and escalate queries to management as needed.
*Successfully manage the relationships both internally and externally. Meets with other departments involved in the progress being made against the deadline.
*Perform risk management to minimise project risks.
*Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/suppliers where necessary.
*Prince2 or Six Sigma essential
*Degree in Business, Computer Science or equivalent
*Minimum of 5 years Project Management experience in a variety of sectors – experience in Retail/E-Commerce advantageous
*Experience in end-to-end Project Management. Including identification of projects, scoping and analysis (including commercials, risk and ROI) and complete delivery.
*Good analytical skills (knowledge of an analytical tool would be preferred)
*Excellent Leadership skills
*Experience managing projects across multiple business disciplines
*Experience managing multiple smaller projects (£100-200K).
*Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office
*Experience of Agile environment
*Excellent organisation skills, to plan the use of people and resources to meet deadlines.
*Strong interpersonal skills to motivate and lead the stakeholders involved in the project(s)
*Excellent communication and negotiation skills to manage expectations
*Excellent commercial acumen and the ability to monitor and control spend/costs
*Ability to use initiative and make decisions under pressure
*Technical knowledge related to the project may also be required.
Due to the pandemic, the team are doing a blend of office and home working. This individual needs to live within a commutable distance to the office for when things return to normal, but they also need to be a self-starter who has experience successfully working remotely.
This is a permanent full-time position Monday-Friday.
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