Role details

Project Manager (Organisational Change & Assurance)

Cambridge   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A Project Manager is required for a leading Housing provider
  • Portfolio management, organisational change and assurance.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading national Housing provider with ambitious plans for further improvement and growth.

Job Description

Project Management

  • To provide project management support to all areas of the business as required ensuring the active promotion of 'best practice'
  • In collaboration with stakeholders define the project scope, objectives and deliverables that support business goals.
  • To manage and lead in the full project life cycle, from requirements gathering and design through to successful implementation and full project closure using the project management framework.
  • With reference to the Change Management Handbook, ensure accurate and timely communication to all parties involved with the projects and others that may be affected by them.
  • Manage all project documentation in line with the project management framework ensuring it is signed off at relevant stages and stored appropriately.

Business Analysis

  • Provide business analysis expertise to projects as defined by the Head of Service
  • Complete Process reviews as defined by the Head of Service
  • Complete business analysis reports for Senior Managers as directed by the Head of Service

Project Assurance

  • Undertake project health checks as directed by the Head of Service to ensure project assurance across the portfolio.
  • Use evaluation and investigative skills to understand what is happening within projects and where they might need additional support
  • Provide project assurance reports to the Portfolio Delivery Board
  • Make recommendations on the progress of projects and where these need to be stopped or delayed

The Successful Applicant

  • Knowledge of Portfolio Management
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to research best practice and use this to drive projects and change
  • Ability to lead and motivate project teams
  • Ability to work with colleagues to ensure appropriate resources are allocated to the project team
  • Innovative and a creative thinker
  • Will be curious about the way we currently deliver change and develop services and seeks to use best practice to improve services and processes
  • Demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence and have the ability to draw information from others making best use of this in developing project management and the organisations approach to change
  • Ability to question and investigate complex projects, providing solutions to problems identified

What's on Offer

Competitive salary - 2 fixed term contract

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