Project Manager

Project Manager
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH11 3XD
Job Ref: 50208742
Sector: PMO, Project & Programme Management
Date Added: 03 July 2020

Project Manager

Our Public Sector client is looking for 3 highly skilled Project Managers to join their Edinburgh based team for a 6 months contract.


In this role you will:

  • Build and maintain teams with positive dynamics, ensuring they are motivated, collaborating and working well
  • Generate and maintain delivery momentum, drive a team(s), set pace, work towards delivery commitments - make the process work for the delivery of value outcomes
  • Focus the team on what is most important to the delivery of products and services
  • Identify obstacles and help the team to overcome them (unblock)
  • Encourage and facilitate continuous improvement of the delivery team
  • Coach and mentor both team members and others to apply the most appropriate agile and lean tools and techniques

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning
  • Budget management
  • Risk management and the mitigation of risk
  • Dependency management
  • Commercial management
  • Governance reporting - compliance - documentation
  • Successful audit outcomes
  • Project closure

This role contributes to:

  • Benefits identification and reporting
  • Demand planning
  • Supplier management
  • Building delivery teams

Essential skills and experience:

  • A demonstrable and evidenced drive to deliver
  • Ability to co-ordinate, communicate and influence to achieve outcomes within a positive working environment - strong stakeholder management skills
  • Takes a benefits driven approach, with the ability to identify and measure benefits, and target delivery towards the achievement of benefits
  • Experienced in utilising a variety of agile and lean practices
  • Project planning, budget, risk, dependency and supplier management

Desirable skills and experience

  • Scrum master
  • Agile coaching
  • The candidate will have an awareness of Digital First Service Standards, Government Digital Services (GDS) and the Scottish Approach to Service Design
  • Agile certification

If interested , please submit your cv

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

02/08/2020 14:51:33
Contact Consultant:
Paul Hart