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London - 50k - 70k Annual GBP Permanent Posted: Saturday, 11 August 2018
 
 

Project Manager, Prince 2, Project Director, Programme Director, PMO, Project Delivery

Your new company
This organisation is a government-owned company wholly owned by HM Treasury. It operates as an arm's length body of HM Treasury, working across government to ensure that publicly owned assets achieve value for money for the taxpayer.

This organisation is the UK Government's centre of excellence in corporate finance and corporate governance. Their objectives are to:

  • Asset Realisations: Prepare and execute all significant corporate asset sales by the UK Government;
  • Corporate Finance: Advise on other major corporate finance matters, including all major UK government financial interventions into corporate structures and on major UK government corporate finance negotiations;
  • Governance: Act as shareholder for, and lead establishment of, UK government arm's-length bodies, as required and in line with HMT priorities.

Your new role
This organisation is working with the Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government as part of the ministry's sponsorship of its major delivery body, Homes England. The organisations objective is to deliver best practice corporate sponsorship of Homes England, working alongside MHCLG colleagues to support this important delivery body be as efficient and effective as possible.

The Project Manager within this team will be responsible for ensuring high quality project management of a range of complex workstreams and interdepencies, working closely with other members of the interdisciplinary team. It will also require coordination of multiple and senior stakeholders across MHCLG, Homes England and wider government, with focus on planning and risk management. This provides the opportunity to develop project management and commercial skills as well as communication skills, supported by an experienced team with both civil servant and private sector backgrounds.

Key responsibilities will include working with cross departmental stakeholders to monitor project progress and report writing for senior stakeholders, risk and issue identification and management, ensuring clear audit trials for key meetings, actions and decisions. There may also be work on governance and assurance. Previous experience of project management is desirable (but not essential), however successful candidates need to be proactive, flexible and willing to learn in a complex environment.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful in this position, it is important that applicants are able to:


  • Experience of project management on a medium or large scale project, using a range of PM tools and techniques to deliver successful outcomes, including risk management and analysis of multiple, complex interdependencies;
  • Experience of mapping and analysing stakeholders, and also building and maintaining effective working relationships with individuals at all ranges, including senior and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to use clear and effective written and oral communications, adapting style and method appropriately to audience;
  • Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy, to manage a busy workload to tight deadlines, and to respond flexibly to new pressures;
  • Ability to keep abreast of a wide range of often technically complex issues, and to engage effectively to manage risks and identify opportunities.
  • What you'll get in return
    In return, you will be placed on an initial 2 year FTC with the possibility to extend or turn permanent after this, in addition, you will be paid between £50,000 - £70,000 per annum.

    What you need to do now
    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

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    London, UK
    Military
    50k - 70k Annual GBP
    Hays
    Hays
    JS3573_6771249/492756975
    11/08/2018 07:07:16

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