Project Manager Recruitment Contract

Project Manager Recruitment Contract

Our client is currently recruiting for a Project Manager for a 6 month position in Taunton.

Reference number: CIPHERK00097

Deadline date: 10/04/2012

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

Background Our client is currently recruiting for a Project Manager for a 6 month position in Taunton. You will be responsible for managing the delivery of the capability and products for the project to realise its benefits and prioritise and review work packages to ensure the ultimate goal of benefit delivery remains on track. You do not need to have SC clearance to apply for this position however if you secure this role you must be willing to go through SC Clearance. 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 To support the delivery of our clients projects. Skills/ Experience Required Essential 1. Experience of managing and implementing business critical projects. 2. Credibility and character to manage a diverse team in a matrix environment. 3. Knowledge and experience of implementing project management processes, methods and tasks. 4. Capable of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with project team members, business side resource and third party suppliers. 5. Knowledge of IT development methods and techniques Desirable 1. Experience of managing suppliers contracts 2. Experience of the procurement process 3. Experience of managing SAP projects 4. Experience of managing GIS projects 5. Awareness of Windows based technical environments 6. Experience of building virtual server technology 7. Experience of virtual server configuration management tools 8. Experience with UNIX / LINUX 9. Experience with Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Formal Qualifications Required Essential Prince 2 (or equivalent) qualified Desirable SC clearance




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

Address , SL6 1DP

Is outside UK No


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