Senior Project Manager (Business Change)

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Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Edinburgh, is currently looking to recruit a Senior Project Manager – Business Change for a 2-year contract on a salary of £45,585 – £54, 395, DOE. Please note that from 1st April the scale rises to £48,350 – £59,421. This role will be hybrid-based in central Edinburgh, and offers 35 days holidays and a generous pension scheme.
– To provide effective project management services for the delivery of high-quality solutions within the constraints of resource, time and quality
– To provide programme management services working closely with customers and colleagues to ensure the delivery of the programme and its related projects and alignment of a change management plan
– To develop and maintain a detailed understanding of business processes and requirements ensuring business needs are effectively met through appropriate use of new technology and business process re-engineering
– To provide senior representation for Strategic Change and the University on appropriate internal and external groups
Essential Skills:
– Degree qualification
– Extensive experience working as a Project Manager delivering successful business solutions
– Established record of successfully delivering projects in line with business and strategic objectives
– Ability to influence, guide and challenge senior staff
– Experience of developing effective relationships and establishing trust with colleagues and customers
– Ability to obtain results through others by effective mentoring and coaching
– Ability to run workshops and deliver effective presentations to senior members of staff
– Practical understanding of the key requirements for consistently delivering successful programmes and projects
– In depth knowledge of industry best practice and project management techniques with the practical ability to use these to consistently deliver strategic solutions.
Desirable Skills:
– Relevant project / programme management e.g. APM, PRINCE, MSP certification
– Working as a programme manager to manage and deliver a number of closely related projects.
– Contributing to the development and enhancement of programme and project management processes, standards and methodologies.
– Good understanding of current industry best practice in business analysis.
– Developing and implementing a targeted communications strategy to successfully deliver change.
– Awareness and understanding of the structure and business requirements of the University and/or HE sector
– Strong risk management knowledge and mind set. A track record demonstrating the consistent ability to focus on what can go wrong and taking appropriate and timely mitigating action.
– Active interest in continuing professional development.
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

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Senior Project Manager (Business Change)
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
£45585 - £54395 per annum -

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