Project Manager - Business Improvement - City, Bristol, United Kingdom,

Project Manager contract role in Bristol. Initially for 3 months with extensions.

Based full time in Bristol, we are looking for an experienced project manager to deliver 2 key business improvement projects following a recent acquisition. This role is client facing and requires 1st class stakeholder management skills. This would siut a fast paced project manager looking to expand their portfolio of skills and is a highly visible role across the business.

Project Manager - key responsibilities:

  • Deliver both business improvement projects described above to the agreed scope, quality, timeline and budget to the satisfaction of all stakeholders
  • Create/ manage detailed plans for the projects and implement monitoring, control and reporting processes to ensure that the projects realise the benefits
  • Manage quality and detail of stakeholder requirements to build customer confidence, create long-lasting relationships and meet customers' needs
  • Influence and manage expectations of senior project stakeholders; both internal and external and deliver clear and timely communications - there are multiple stakeholders across different regions and time zones - may require occasional late-night calls when all 3 time zones are present
  • Create the project governance, organisational structure and outline clear roles and responsibilities for all workstreams and sub-projects
  • Manage, lead, direct and motivate a large project team
  • Ensure business readiness for supporting and ongoing administration BAU services following project delivery
  • Ensure formal closure of projects with review/lessons learned meetings with internal and external stakeholders

Project Manager - skills/ experience/ competencies:

  • Significant experience in a project management role is required
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Good stakeholder engagement and management skills
  • Strong business solutions and customer focus
  • Competent at working with ambiguity
  • Good team management skills
  • Competent leadership skills
  • Good understanding of share plans would be highly beneficial
  • Strong PC skills (MS Office + MS Project)
  • A project management qualification such as PRINCE2 or APM

We are looking to start the hiring process ASAP so please drop over your CV for consideration.