Change Project Manager

Manchester Permanent £45,893 - £48,048
  • Great opportunity for a Change Project Manager in the Public Sector organisation
  • Working for one of the largest police forces in the UK

About Our Client

Greater Manchester Police is one of the largest police forces in the UK and is responsible for keeping its diverse population of almost 3 million safe.

This is an exciting time for Greater Manchester Police, who has set an ambitious transformation and change agenda.

The Change & Transformation Branch is responsible for the portfolio of business change which consists of a number of strategic programmes each of which will bring about transformational change across the organisation, including structures, processes and technology.

Working within the Change and Transformation Branch, there is a vacancy for the post of Change Project Manager.

Job Description

The project manager takes responsibility for the full lifecycle of the project from initiation to closure, managing multi-disciplinary teams in a matrix managed environment.

  • Business change project manager who is able to effectively and efficiently manage and deliver multiple diverse projects for a range of different business stakeholders.
  • Qualified in Project Methodologies such as PRINCE2® or similar and experience of customising methodologies to meet needs.
  • Proactive management of internal and external key programme controls including RAID, financials (forecast costs to complete, technical and management contingency and capital cost), quality, scope and performance against schedule.
  • Track record of building relationships with key stakeholders and active management of expectations through appropriate communications, assurance and governance.
  • Ability to understand and clarify customer requirements, and effectively communicate between technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Flexibility: can alter plans to react to shifting priorities, demands and time-lines.

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong familiarity with associated software, e.g. Microsoft Project and MS Excel.
  • Experience of working both independently and in a collaborative environment.
  • Highly organised, with an ability to manage time and execute tasks effectively within in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to recognise the communication styles of customers and other team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating, with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including senior management, representatives of other departments, external partners, suppliers and recipients of change.
  • Resolve conflicts and address objections from customers and wider project teams, negotiating to ensure project success.

What's on Offer

  • Based in Manchester
  • Full Time - Permanent
  • Salary £45,893 - £48,048 + Benefits
Jenny Bui
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+44 207 269 2246

Job summary

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Project Manager
Public Sector
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Consultant name
Jenny Bui
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2246
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