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  • UK, South East, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
  • £525+ per day
  • Contract , 6 months
  • Full time

Our rail client is currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager, on a 6 month contract basis paying £525 P/D inside IR35.

Role: Senior Project Manager

Contract Length: 6 months

Location: Milton Keynes / Remote

IR35: Inside

Pay Rate to Candidate: Umbrella - £525 p/d umb

Minimum Requirement:

Not looking for CVs with desktop and application upgrades/project work

We’re more concerned with candidates who have managed projects with datacentres and underlying IT infrastructure e.g. migrate 200 servers


• Significant proven track record in delivering projects of successful large scale and complex IT projects with an element of business change

• Significant experience in leading project management and delivery.

• Expert knowledge of project management principles, methods, techniques, tools and emerging trends.

• Significant experience in management of customer expectations, senior stakeholders and developing strong relationships across the business.

• Strong leadership skills, motivating and inspiring confidence in others.

• Proven track record in managing staff performance/underperformance and developing high performing staff and teams

• High levels of flexibility, adaptability and broad thinking.

• Proven track record in supplier management and commercial acumen

• Knowledge and experience of applying a range of delivery/ development life cycles, e.g. Waterfall, Agile, Iterative

• Strong financial management skills including quality forecasting


• Formal Programme/Project Management qualifications (e.g. APM/P – Certified Project Manager, Managing Successful Programmes, and Prince 2)

Duties –

• Effectively estimates costs; timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project(s) to agreed terms of reference.

• Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan; providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders; as appropriate.

• Monitors and forecasts costs; timescales and resources used; and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances.

• Ensures that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria.

• Manages the change control procedure; ensures that change is captured; impact assessed and approved and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost; timescale and resource budgets; and are signed off.

• Gains agreement for revisions to the project(s) from project sponsors.

• Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring that team members are motivated and developing their skills and experience.

• Takes appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances.

• Actively represents the project team; ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business.

• Ensures that own projects are formally closed and; where appropriate; subsequently reviewed; and that lessons learned are captured and actioned.

• Produces appropriate documentation to support these processes.

Security Clearance: DBS

CV Deadline: 4pm 25/11

Interview Process: 1 stage via Teams

  • Quote ref: 3852/45878

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