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Transition Project Manager

Job Title: Transition Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hereford, Herefordshire
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Start Date: 11th Nov 2019
Duration: 5 months
REF: 16023/001_1571307804
Contact Name: Sarah Donohoe-Denton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

I'm looking for an MOD DV cleared Transition Project Manager with government experience for an initial 5 month contract in West Midlands.

The role

On a daily basis:
* Manage all aspects of Operational Readiness evaluations for IT systems.
* Manage Project Delivery team contractors.
* Develop and manage implementation of Service Management and Transition strategy and processes. Report progress to CIWG.
* Consult with stakeholders to ensure the developed service management processes are included in all training packages.
* Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to project team.
* Manage contemplated change notices and change orders to the project which will affect Service Transition activities.
* Communicate process improvement suggestion with a constructive attitude.
* Communicate project status and issues.
* Prepare organisation and communication charts.

Essential skills and experience

* MOD DV clearance required on day one of the appointment due to the sensitivity of the role.

* Demonstrable experience of working on a programme that has delivered or is delivering a classified strategic Command and Control system in a Military context.

* Experience of Transition/Upgrade/Refresh Projects as a Transition Manager leading the migration of Users between systems.

* Strong multi-tasking and organizational skill.

* ITIL v 3 Transition qualifications / experience.

* Knowledge of ITIL v3 Service Transition.

* Proficient in MS Project and the MS Office Suite of products.

* Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills.

* Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.

* Qualifications in Project Management i.e. PRINCE2/APMP and/or equivalent experience.

* Minimum 3 years' experience of Project Management.

There is an application to write for this role - please send your CV for details.

Start date is 11th November and the role falls outside IR35.