Operations Project Manager Contract

Operations Project Manager Contract

Our Central Government client has a 6 month requirement for a Project Manager.

Reference number: CIPHERK00102

Deadline date:02/05/2012

Contract value:£51,000 – £100,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Taunton Deane

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Capita Resourcing


Description of the contract

Our Central Government client has a 6 month requirement for a Project Manager – Operations. Based in Taunton, with a view to extend. Main Duties/ Responsibilities 1. Day to day management of the project’s resources to ensure tasks are implemented on time, on budget and to the required scope and quality. 2. Management of the production of the project’s products 3. Management of the governance and control processes including risk and issue management, progress reporting, change control, etc. 4. Timely and proactive decision making to ensure the project meets its objectives. Accountable for initiating escalation where necessary 5. Manage dependencies internally within the project, and liaise with dependent projects. 6. Manage resource plans and control / forecast financial spend against the budget. 7. Manage day to day communications with the project team and suppliers including closely working with the Communications Manager to define formal communications to be released. 8. Conduct end-project evaluation and ensure lessons learned are integrated into the project. Outputs/ Deliverables to be achieved – Skills/ Experience Required Essential Experience of managing and implementing business critical projects. Capable of engaging senior stakeholders. Credibility and character to manage a diverse team in a matrix environment. Knowledge and experience of implementing project management processes, methods and tasks. Capable of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with project team members, business side resource and third party suppliers. Knowledge of IT development methods and techniques Desirable 1. Experience of managing suppliers contracts 2. Experience of the procurement process 3. Experience of managing GIS projects Formal Qualifications Required Essential Prince 2 (or equivalent) qualified




Classification of the contract

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Estimated length of contract: 6 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Sarah Prodywus

Organisation name Capita Resourcing

Address , SL6 1DP

Is outside UK No


Extension number:


How to apply

To apply for this position, please copy and paste the below link into your web browser; https://emea3.recruitmentplatform.com/syndicated/private/syd_apply.cfm?ID=Q2AFK026203F3VBQB8M7VV7MM&nPostingTargetID=8359&step=DIRECT Capita is managing this Contract on behalf of the Client via an approved framework. All interested suppliers, companies and organisations please note; Capita Resourcing is the managed service provider and all contracts will be based on time and materials. Applications should be from the lead individual who is intending to complete the services including a full CV or experience profile which meets the described requirements. Please proceed to application: URL reference Contracts Finder on any application or correspondence. This contract is open for direct supply only, application from recruitment agencies will not be considered – If you would like to register to become a supplier to Capita Resourcing email your details to; supplierregister@capita.co.uk