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Junior Project Manager - Project and Programme Delivery - City, Leeds, United Kingdom,

Junior Project Manager Leeds Contract up to end of June Inside IR35 £22.21 - £25.87

Our large public sector client are seeking an experienced Junior Project Manager to support the Portfolio Manager in running the project office and governance arrangements. You will be responsible for ensuring the day to day operational activities and some supervision of junior staff. Other duties include:

  • The facilitation of product board meetings i.e. organising, ensuring board packs are issued in a timely manner attending to capture action points and management of the central actions register
  • Oversight of the portfolio risk and issues process
  • Co-ordination for the business continuity plans ensuring plan owners are keeping their plans up to date, lessons learnt are shared and facilitating as a point of contact for the testing process
  • Manage the monthly reporting process ensuring report owners know the submission dates, checking the returned reports for completeness against the quality criteria and facilitating the senior management review and sign off of the reports
  • Data analyses and construction of summary reports for onward processing
  • Some ad hoc travel to London may be required to support boards and other meetings


Skills:

  • Previous experience of working in a PMO/Portfolio Office/management office
  • Risk and issue management
  • MI reporting
  • Communication skills
  • Good keyboard skills, especially in Microsoft suite Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, Word
  • Advantageous: Previous experience using PowerBI (not essential)


Attributes:

  • Good interpersonal skills and the able to work unsupervised at times and supervise more junior staff at times
  • Well organised self-starter
  • Good team player



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