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Project Manager

Project Manager

Location:
UK

Role:

This role reports directly to the Head of Project Management. The purpose of the role is to provide Project Management for new and ongoing contracts within the Department, to support the Projects Team in the execution of their Projects. You can expect a  competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity to work  a flexible 4 or 5 day 37 hour working week.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring that Projects meet their agreed objectives.
  • Managing various factors including;
    • Financial management
    • Change management
    • Risk management
  • Scope and contractual requirements
  • Project reviews
  • Manage customer relationships and communication
  • Contract variations
  • Customer visits and meetings
  • Customer Reporting
  • Ensure that their project(s) are progressing in accordance with the agreed plan
  • Ensure that project information is updated and current
  • Liaising with other departments within MacTaggart Scott to resolve any conflict or issues to schedule, cost or resources
  • Managing and reporting I the financial performance of all allocated projects
  • Ensure that invoices are raised in accordance with the agreed contractual conditions
  • Generate new business, or variations to current contracts.

 

Essential Skills

The successful candidate must have;

  • City and Guilds , Scotvec, Degree  or equivalent academic qualification
  • Experience of managing projects
  • Good Communication and negotiation skills
  • The ability to work unaided and on own initiative
  • Commercial awareness
  • The ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through application of analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • The ability to persuade and influence people to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources.
  • The ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • The ability to manage others.
  • The ability to use Microsoft word packages for the preparation of reports.
  • The successful candidate must hold, or be able to meet the appropriate Security Clearance as required.