Overview: Head of Project Management job vacancy in London recruiting now
Location: London, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Morson are proud to be partnering with a Global Technology business who are looking to appoint a Head of Programme Management (Professional Services). This role can be based across most Southern European or Middle Eastern locations and our client has offices in the UK, Europe and America.
The Head of Project Management is responsible for the management of a team of highly customer centric specialists, empowering them to deliver project solutions for a range of customers. As a member of the senior management team the Head of Project Management will work closely with stakeholders across the business and report directly to the CEO, effectively managing the department in line with the broader business objectives, balancing the needs of internal and external stakeholders.
Essentially – you will be leading a business area which operates similar to a consultancy. Selling Tech Project Management to end clients.
Develop and drive the execution of the professional services / projects strategy for the business to ensure profitable growth
Build effective strategic client relationships to drive opportunity identification, development and conversion of the business pipeline of work
Develop and maintain a team of Professional Service specialists who are empowered to deliver customer focused outcomes with commercial awareness and urgency
Manage all professional services projects and engagements within the business to achieve on-time/on-budget/on-spec project completions to the mutual satisfaction of both the client and the business
Set and drive the culture across the function ensuring alignment to the business and he broader business portfolio.
Implement and maintain best in class processes and process improvement to drive successful execution of the professional services function
Understand and manage the business risk as it relates to professional services
Contribute as a key member of the leadership team defining strategy for the wider business.
Responsible for collating and presenting key business financials relating to P&L.
Desired Skills, Attributes and Experiences:
Management & ownership experience
Proven experience successfully delivering business and technical projects
Experience working in a Professional Services, Projects Consultancy environment focussing on utilisation, billability, resource planning etc highly desirable
Experience of developing and leading high performing teams ensuring development & succession plans are in place.
Ability to influence and develop working relationships at a senior level
A creative and highly strategic thinker
Effective workload planning, organized, methodical and accurate
Highly motivated working alone and as part of a team
Demonstrable ability to identify risks and potential problems, taking appropriate action to mitigate
Experience working across multiple business areas
Significant commercial acumen
Proven record of maximising opportunities and profitability
Strong customer focus to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction
This role would suit an experienced Project / Programme Manager who has led teams. You may have come from a consultancy background and used to be selling packages of work or from a Tech / IT sector and have experience of leading sizeable projects.
This role is paying a base salary of £75,000 – £100,000 pa + package
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