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Date: 08-Aug-2019

Location: Bracknell, GB

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:29143
Location:Bracknell : 5 Arlington Square (LR_L000101) 
Position Category:Project Management
Department:GB104029 : Group Programme Management Office (GB104029)
Position Type:Employee Regular
Education Required:See Job Description
Experience Required:See Job Description
Relocation Provided:

 

 

With support from Senior Project Managers, the Project Manager will undertake the delivery of projects within the Group-wide business change portfolio and in accordance with the appropriate LR delivery framework.

The Project Manager will have experience of and qualifications in project management methodologies and the application thereof and will be responsible for the delivery of the projects or workstreams that have been assigned to them.  The Project Manager will be responsible for taking projects from Inception through to Project Closure and must therefore have experience of all aspects of Project Management.  The Project Manager will lead a Project Team and manage a group of Stakeholders who will have clear expectations, also requiring management.

 

The project manager will ensure that all scope is delivered on time, to agreed quality standards and within budget. They also have overall responsibility for each project stage including initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project.  The responsibility includes the preparation, review and stakeholder endorsement of all project documentation that will be required as part of the project management itself.

They will be an ambassador for LR Group through the delivery of successful change projects that support the achievement of LR’s strategic goals and objectives.

 

Your duties include

  • Preparation of all project management documentation required to support the Project Management.  This includes but is not limited to Project Charters, Project Reports, Key Deliverables against Requirements, Risk & Issue Registers, Escalation Reports, Project Board Presentations, Lessons Learned Reports, Project Minutes & Actions
  • Proactively managing financial plans to support the project delivery and ensure cash-flow for each project stage. This will include regular financial reporting of spend against budget, forecast versus actuals, plus a tolerance report.
  • Creation and execution of viable project plans with clear stages & gateways that will be subject to continuous review as part of the project management process
  • Managing all stakeholders and governance of the project
  • Management of resources for successful delivery of the project
  • Document and implement a Change Management Plan for each assigned Project or Workstream.
  • Ensure new services are transitioned into production using the transition and quality gate framework
  • Applying and enforcing project methodology & Software/Product Lifecycle Development standards
  • Managing project risks and issues and delivering appropriate reporting as required by IPP and the Sponsor.  Chairing regular risk & issue review meetings where mitigations can be agreed and escalated into the Project Steering Group if required.
  • Responsible for the escalation of any project matters as required and through the appropriate channels

 

To be considered

  • Has experience as a lead Project Manager on individual projects
  • Experience and knowledge of project management processes, principles and methodologies and the application thereof:
  • Has MSP or Prince 2 Practitioner accreditation or APM/PMI qualifications
  • Good commercial acumen able to effectively manage the third party suppliers and the overall project budget
  • Significant experience of using project management tools and techniques, including risk management
  • The ability to identify potential issues and to escalate in a timely fashion through the appropriate channels
  • The proven ability to identify when a project plan is failing and the necessary skills to re-baseline with all appropriate escalations and approvals
  • Proven ability for effective project reporting
  • Proven engagement and communications planning
  • Experience and knowledge of delivering solutions within Lloyd's Register’s industry or a similar size / scale Professional Services organisation
  • Proven track record of successful management of stakeholders at all levels and good negotiating and influencing skills
  • Results-oriented and customer focused, whilst ensuring all affected teams are equally engaged and aware of project requirements in sufficient time to meet them
  • The ability to receive guidance and steer on projects and workstreams assigned

 

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