SC Cleared - Project Manager - 3 months - Inside IR35
Our client is looking for a SC Cleared Project manager to directly engage with customers in leadership roles and be viewed by them as leading significant pieces of delivery that are highly visible and recognisable. In this respect what you and your team deliver and the behaviours the collective team exhibit will shape customer experience. As a leader in the professional community of Project and Programme Managers you will be expected to promote and shape project management methods / tools. In addition you will be expected to ensure that your team conforms with governance / standards set out by the PMO.
*Highly-developed project management skills with experience of delivering technical solutions to Enterprise customers.
*Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
*High degree of personal resilience.
*Commercialy and finiancially astute and able to sieze opportunities to improve profit or new business.
*Strong problem solving skills.
*Strong leadership skills with the ability to create a culture of high performance.
*Ability to manage complexity.
*Ability to work with complete independence /. Autonomy.
*Boldness. Ability to remove internal / external barriers.
*Ability to network and form relationships. Expected to have a good internal network.
*Great stakeholder management skills. Ability to work with multiple internal and external partners to deliver great outcomes for our customers and business.
*Negotiation, communication and decision-making skills.
*Ability to interpret Commercial Contracts and identify area of risk / opportunity.
*Ability to understand and assess risk.
*Ability to build a culture of continuous learning and development and mutual support.
*Ability to coach for great performance, including being able to articulate what fantastic performance looks like.
*Ability to connect with our customers and grasp the challenges faced by their business.
*Role model for other Project Managers.
*An Awareness of ITIL Processes and Procedures
Experience you would be expected to have:
*Experience as a Project Manager, delivering complex solutions.
*Experience of delivering a broad range of IT / Voice and Network technologies. Ideally this should be in a range of industry sectors.
*Expected to have attained an advanced project management qualification - Prince 2 Practitioner, MSP, APM RPP etc.
*Working with customers in leadership roles (i.e. IT Manager, Programme Manager etc.).
*Financial tracking and management of a large programme.
*Creating Stakeholder management and Communication Plans.
*Manging significant risk.
*Knocking down internal barriers and issues that exist in other parts of the business.
*Building and managing teams.
*Experience of producing accurate and timely management information to support decision making.
Please send in an up-to-date CV.
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
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