Senior Project Manager job vacancy


Overview: Senior Project Manager job vacancy in Nottinghamshire recruiting now

Ref: 216444008
Employer: Confidential
Location: Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Salary: plus benefits package
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Senior Project Manager (IT & Software Development – Agile)
This position is flexible on location and is working from home.
Our client is one of the world leaders in the power and energy industry. The smart infrastructure and digital grid divisions focus on sustainable technologies for metropolitan areas and their infrastructures and are an innovative supplier of solutions to meet the pressing challenges associated with measuring and managing energy use. Our client has been at the forefront of the smart energy sector in the UK for over 20 years, with their customers including energy suppliers, energy retailers, water utilities, and commercial and industrial businesses. Its service offering includes products, systems, and holistic project delivery solutions, and this covers every phase of the contract lifecycle from initial design and bid stages, through to practical build, installation and ongoing maintenance.
Due to a number of recent significant long term contract framework awards, and an ongoing commitment to their continued and ambitious growth and portfolio diversification plans, our client is now seeking an experienced, passionate facilitator to work across the business to drive and manage strategic IT and software development projects in a constantly changing environment.
The Role
* Ensures adequate authorisation and approvals to manage agreed changes according to organisational standards
* Responsible for tracking budget, risks and issues, opportunities, team resource requirements and ensuring alignment with governance milestones
* Handle relevant project planning elements and milestone results
* Involves the relevant partners in the project initiation phase
* Coordinates and manages project releases in conjunction with agreed processes and lead times
* Manage customer expectations and solving of issues
* Actively gather information of the customer and customer’s strategies, requirements and targets
* Regularly performs retrospectives taking lessons learned onboard to provide an environment of continuous improvement
* Works with product owner and Scrum team to understand the impacts of changes to key deliverables and relevant backlog priorities
* Strong and demonstrable alignment to agile values and principles
* Manage project finances
* Fosters change orders with good margin contribution
* Schedule and coordinate Agile – Scrum events
The Person
* Experienced in a similar role with the following recognised accreditations / certifications / competencies being essential; Agile, AgilePM or practical working Agile expertise
* Agile experience of at least 5 years
* Experience of holistic management of IT and software development projects, including management of teams
* Project planning, controlling and closure
* Demonstrable experience in working in an operations or service-based environment
* Prior experience with demonstrated success in leading projects and teams delivering IT and software development projects in cross-functional environments
* Excellent communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
* The ability to analyse data in a structured fashion and objectively represent the case for change or improvement
* Ability to influence stakeholders across the organization without direct reporting lines
* Demonstrated ability to develop and execute complex process improvement roadmaps
* Ability to lead change and improvement across all levels of the organization, and be hands-on to implement improvement and implementation
* Establishing an action plan, and translating strategic priorities into operational reality
* Using effective involvement and persuasion to gain acceptance of ideas and commitment to actions
An attractive basic salary (permanent) plus bonus and extensive benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate, along with longevity of work and career progression, given the company’s commitment to future growth and their global market leading status



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