Project Manager – 6 month FTC


Posted: 07/04/2021


Full time

How would you like to work for the UK’s most successful professional services company?

A thriving business who will consistently develop and reward you ,

Optionis can provide you with just that . Our business is growing and we are looking to attract the very best talent to join our extremely successful teams across the UK

Here at The Optionis Group we are looking to recruit a proactive and motivated Project Manager to join our Transformational change team

Optionis has commenced an exciting transformational change agenda to deliver on our growth strategy and we are recruiting for a Project Manager to join the Transformational Change team with the key purpose of delivering two high profile, critical strategic transformation projects covering our Sales and Operations functions.

As a Project Manager, you will manage multiple strategic projects, ensuring these are delivered in line with our strategy. To include the management of deliverables and milestones, benefit realisation, resources and dependencies. Co-ordination of new project requests, lifecycle management and regular reporting cycles.

It is vital that you thrive in a fast-paced unstructured change environment, can work at pace to deliver results, and have a positive attitude to life and work, having the desire to deliver and work hard to do so. We are a very small change function, enabling change through business-led ownership, so key interfaces for this role will primarily be members of the Executive and Senior Leadership teams.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Project planning, defining the outcomes and how they will be achieved, by who and by when
  • Risk, issue and dependency management
  • Ensuring outcomes are delivered to the appropriate standard
  • Motivating the project teams, encouraging ownership and driving best practice
  • Co-ordination of work, including ensuring alignment with other project managers and key stakeholders
  • Ensure projects run on time and to budget
  • Controlling change requests affecting project deliverables as and when necessary
  • Ensuring that projects deliver the expected outcomes and benefits
  • Lead on transition management, ensuring that business as usual is maintained during the transition and the changes are effectively integrated into the business
  • Preparing affected business areas for transition to new ways of working

Skills and Experience Required:

  • End-to-end delivery of a target operating model project covering the Operations function
  • Demonstrable track record of successful project delivery
  • A strong relationship builder who can adapt their style to influence and ultimately deliver results through others
  • An excellent communicator with strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proactive, results-driven with a collaborative, supportive approach
  • Experience of working at the strategic levels of an organisation with senior leaders
  • Professional qualification e.g. Prince2, APM PMQ preferred

Benefits Package :

What you get in return:

  • 23 Days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • An additional day off for your birthday
  • The ability to buy and sell 3 extra holidays
  • Private medical Insurance
  • Casual dress code
  • Free parking onsite and great transport links
  • Flexible Working

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