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Job Duties Project Manager

Job Summary

To deliver the project within the brief, and without breaking the constraints of time, cost and functionality.  

Main responsibilities-Job Duties Project Manager

   Definition

 

• Work with the Sponsor to understand the strategic objectives and high-level benefits targeted by the project.

 

• Consider the project complexity and advise on the options for delivery.

 

• Produce a Project Initiation Document to get agreement with stakeholders for the nature and scope of the project and the mandate to proceed into shaping the project.

 

• Actively seek out relevant lessons learnt from other projects to enable the project team to learn from previous experiences

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-Job Duties Project Manager

  Shaping & Planning

 

• Manage stakeholder expectations to secure buy-in. Work with stakeholders to define scope, critical success factors, benefits and key trade-offs.

 

• Support identification of dependencies with other projects.

 

• Form the project team with appropriate specialist skills (e.g. procurement, HR, change, legal, business continuity, training etc.) and advise the Sponsor on governance issues.

 

• Develop options and gain approval for plans, for example the Project Definition Document and business case.

 

Implementation

 

• Manage and deliver the project within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints to enable delivery of the agreed benefits.

 

• Maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and plan communication strategies.

 

• Ensure business ownership is established and planned for the ongoing realisation of benefits enabled by the project and put in place the transition plans.

 

• Evaluate, monitor and manage risks, issues and changes, escalating as appropriate.

 

• Maintain the project schedules, identify the critical path, resolve issues and control resources and deliverables, including third parties.

 

• Monitor performance and maintain effective plans to ensure the project meets the agreed outcomes, report on status and initiate management actions.

 

Job Duties Project Manager

Knowledge, skills & experience

• Demonstrable experience of leading projects successfully (including leading teams, budgeting, planning, quality management, problem solving, reporting, managing risk).

 

• Good understanding of, and approach to, benefits delivery – from strategy to realisation.

 

• Ability to use ‘best practice’ in all aspects of project management, with focus on practical results rather than process.

 

• Good / expert knowledge of project lifecycle, artefacts, techniques and methodologies.

 

• Working knowledge of benefits management and business change.

 

• Significant communication (verbal, written, listening) and influencing skills.

 

• Knowledge of relevant legislation, including procurement, contracts, health and safety.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Knowledge of the sector and broad understanding of traditional and new technologies

 

 

• A recognised project management qualification or demonstrable career development activities (desirable).

 

 

• Ensure all expenditure is properly controlled, monitored, forecast and reported in accordance with governance processes.

 

• Ensure adherence topolicies & standards for project management, health and safety, legal and any other compliance requirements.

 

Handover

 

• Ensure delivery of documentation and training to enable adoption of delivered changes.

 

• Review the benefits realisation plan for the project and facilitate formal handover of the plan to the relevant area.

 

• Ensure effective closure and that a plan is in place for the Post Implementation Review

 

 

Measures of success

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Stakeholder satisfaction

 

 Planning (e.g. accuracy of forecasts)

 

 Controls (e.g. risk, issue and change management)