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Senior Project Professional

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District
  • Salary: Up to £30.86 per hour + Umbrella Rate per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Gemma Cummings
  • Contact Email: G.Cummings@jamrecruitment.co.uk
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 14 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82217_1712045227

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Location: Barrow (Hybrid)

Duration: 12 Month Contract

Rate: £30.86 per hour umbrella rate

Overview:

  • The individual will work as part of a team in correlating and resourcing data, with reporting and analysing data to pull together MI data for the business.
  • The individual will work with account owner to functions to establish accurate demand and supplies for specific programmes. Managing supply and demand.
  • The individual in this role will manage a small project, or a part of a larger, more complex project, (such as a particular work package), or will support a Project Manager with aspects of managing a larger project.
  • At this level the incumbent may supervise or guide one or two professional staff, and be involved in managing their delivery and performance and providing appraisal and support to their development.
  • They will have a level of experience in one or more areas of PM practice and be expected to be able to adapt and apply these practices in different circumstances, to develop these practices and to guide and instruct others in their application

Key Deliverables:

  • Obtain extensive spreadsheet/Microsoft package knowledge as projects are currently not system driven - but manually driven in terms of using Microsoft Office.
  • Able to perform intermediate project reporting & scheduling.
  • Staleholder engagement and analysis.
  • Able to undertake intermediate problem solving typically based on previous experience.
  • Have a good knowledge of Business processes and procedures.
  • Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/ Microsoft packages.
  • Attend on the job training as appropriate.
  • Able to lead a small non-complex project or a work package of a larger project.
  • Able to manage the full project lifecycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of customers/users continue to be met and that financial and other benefits are achieved.
  • Identify, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project. Applies appropriate PM methods and tools whether predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Agrees project approach with stakeholders, and prepares realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and tracks activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate.
  • Consolidate expertise from multiple sources, including third party experts, to provide coherent advice to further organisational objectives. Supports and promotes the development and sharing of specialist knowledge within the organisation.
  • In some business, this will be a transition role for a PM Apprentice or Graduate coming off their development scheme.

Leadership Responsibilities -

  • Stakeholder management - from a variety of disciplines.
  • Accountable as a member of the Project Management team for supporting development and implementation of appropriately tailored PM practices.
  • Expected to provide technical support to team members.
  • Accountable for ensuring one or more aspects of PM practices in the project are suitable for purpose.

Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of PM policies, processes, procedures and systems.
  • Comprehensive PM experience demonstrated in a professional capacity within a project.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of their projects.
  • Comprehensive understanding of one or more Project Management tools techniques and practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Business environment for their project.
  • Knowledge and experience of PM governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs).
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders typically inside the company to achieve Business success.
  • Good understanding of the wider PM environment, and of developments and practices in the field.
  • Good understanding of own project/s, its markets, customers, strategic priorities and culture.
  • Knowledge acquired through job related training and on the job experience with theoretical and practical skills.
  • Experience of building relationships and negotiating outcomes with internal stakeholders.
  • Gathers and analyses information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.

Skills:

  • Problem solving most likely to apply in an existing Business environment.
  • Good understanding of the structure, organisation, processes and culture of Line of Business, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate PM approaches.
  • Applies problem solving techniques to routine situations or situations of moderate complexity under limited supervision, in the field of PM, taking requirements and data from internal (project) sources and external (customer, competitor and academic) areas.
  • An ability to gather information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.
  • Ability to capture, adopt and share good practice.
  • A good understanding of how team integrates with others teams & projects in order to achieve objectives.
  • Work is typically within standardised processes and practices, accuracy of tasks is impactful.
  • Direct impact on the performance of the team.
  • Takes responsibility for own performance and development, including any team members.
  • Quality and timeliness of work reflects on the effectiveness of the immediate team. Business acumen that goes beyond immediate team.
  • Make judgments, recommendations and advises on analysis of factual information.
  • Impact in terms of providing services/information on matters that assist others in controlling or making decisions.
  • Job involves regular exchange of information and handling of difficult conversations.
  • Developed communication skills to exchange complicated information.