Senior Project Manager

Wakefield Permanent £47,000 - £50,500 per year
  • Senior Project Manager, permanent role, clear progression structure
  • Flexible benefits on offer including the option of a condensed working week

About Our Client

My client have been supporting public sector organisations for almost 50 years, taking all of the profit that they make and reinvesting it right back into the sector to deliver better value for money. They live and breathe social value in many ways from what they do as an employer right through to how they collaborate with others in this space.The health and well being of their employees is paramount and they offer lots of flexible benefits such as condensed working weeks, flexible working hours and hybrid working to enable their people to have autonomy over the way that they work.

Job Description

As a Senior Project Manager, your responsibility will be to work with key stakeholders (such as the Head of Operations) across this space to deliver digital transformation and business change initiatives. You will work with a portfolio of projects, varying in size and budget and will be expected to manage not only internal relationships but those with external suppliers as well. You will look after each project from inception right through to implementation and it will also be your responsibility to help embed the change across departments; taking responsibility for business readiness activity to help land the change efficiently and effectively. As a Senior within the team, there will be an expectation that you help to set standards for others in the team and mentor more junior Project Managers as and when required.

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant must have at least 4 years experience in Project Management and to be considered, you must have experience of managing projects and business change management. This is a role for a strong all round project manager who has experience with some IT Projects and business process.My client are looking for a Project Manager who is competent delivering both digital transformation and business change and upon interview, you will need to provide examples of projects you have looked after end-end. You must also be able to demonstrate your ability to juggle multiple projects at once, varying in complexity and size.My client are looking for a people person; someone who can engage stakeholders with ease! By stakeholders, this could be a senior colleague within the warehouse, someone within the IT department, or an external supplier.- you must be comfortable managing relationships with all different types of individuals. Ideally, the successful applicant will hold a project management certification such as Prince2, AgilePM however, my client will also consider other change management certifications such as Lean Six Sigma etc. If you do not have accredited qualifications, your application may be considered however, you must be able to demonstrate experience of working to recognised project management methodology.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary ranging between £47,000 - £50,500
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance - 29 days plus bank holidays plus Christmas shut down
  • Free parking facilities
  • Flexible working arrangements, with the option for a 4-day working week
  • Opportunity to build up flexi days
Sarah Galeski
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IT Project Manager
Public Sector
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Sarah Galeski
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