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Project Facilitator

Job title: Project Facilitator

Location: Peterborough

Contract Duration: 12 Months

Inside IR35 (Umbrella OR PAYE)

JOB DUTIES:

  • Develop and produce program and/or project management schedules using Microsoft Project.
  • Management and accountability for the portfolio of projects
  • Monitoring project progress and performance
  • Regular stakeholder reporting
  • Proven risk management experience
  • Work with partners, monitor progress, to ensure project delivered in a timely manner on budget.
  • Attend business meetings with partners
  • Resource management - Provide input for staffing and support of programs and create accurate and detailed resource-loaded project schedules
  • Management of project/programme budgets
  • Maintains program level issues/action logs, risk registers, scope change requests/logs, program schedules, and program cost tracking. 
  • Expertise in Project/Program Management tools & processes, including project/portfolio resource and cost management.
  • Facilitate projects, lead chartering sessions, develop/validate network diagrams, and lead integration and compression sessions with internal and external teams
  • Mentor/coach the project leaders in project management, and address any issues one-on-one with senior divisional and department management if appropriate.
  • Requires ability to learn Company project accounting systems and produce project-related financial reports.
  • Monitors progress of projects, discusses problems with affected areas, assures appropriate personnel are informed of problems and steps are in place to meet schedules.
  • Depending on nature of problems, expected to recommend possible solutions and alternatives.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

Essential

  • A college or university degree is required with 9-12 years of progressively related experience in the project management field.
  • This position requires proven experience with project management concepts, including project charters, scheduling and planning projects and successful completion experience.
  • Provide leadership in the development and updates of program and project management schedules.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required in order to deal with sensitive issues, develop others, or influence others inside and outside the department to take specific actions.
  • Should have strong project management skills, team leadership skills, excellent communication skills, ability to multitask effectively, strong analytical and organizational skills.

Desirable

  • Project resource loading/portfolio resource management and project/portfolio cost management experience is highly desirable.
  • Prince 2/PMP or equivalent qualification is highly desired
  • The incumbent has the ability to lead and motivate people and encourage teamwork, an ability to communicate effectively with senior management
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of project management software (MS Project experience desirable) MS Office (Excel/Word/Powerpoint), Adobe Acrobat, and Web Publishing tools.  Good Excel skills are vital (complex formulas, linking multiple worksheets, pivot tables, graphs).

 

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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