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Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: York, North Yorkshire
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 9 months
REF: 15706/001_1559546935
Contact Name: Adam Blackwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager to work for a large central government organisation in York on a contract that runs initially until February 2020.

The role does fall inside IR35, so the successful candidate will have to work with an umbrella company for the duration of the contract.

SC clearance is required for this role, and the successful candidate will already have this when they apply in order to speed up the onboarding process.

Main responsibilities:

  • Takes responsibility for the definition; documentation and safe execution of a single major project or several smaller initiatives; actively participating in all phases of the project.

  • Identifies; assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.

  • Effectively estimates costs; timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project(s) to agreed terms of reference.

  • Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan; providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders; as appropriate.

Key deliverables:

  • To act as the main point of contact and Project Manager leading & delivering the IT contract exit and system transition to the new IT platform (from an outsourced 3rd party to an in-house solution)

  • Transition activities will include developing the strategic approach and delivery plan; identifying funding and the process for securing approval and delivering individual workstreams e.g. data migration, risk and issue management

  • Exit activities will include exit from the contract held with the current outsourced 3rd party provider and onward management of (redundant) hardware meeting security requirements

For a more indepth chat about the role, please apply and I will give you a call.

Deadline: 12noon - 3rd June