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  • UK, South East, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
  • to £415 per day (Within IR35)
  • Contract , 6 months
  • Full time

Our public sector client is currently looking for a Project Manager for a 6 months contract at £415pd inside IR35.  


Contract Length: 6 months  

Location: Central Milton Keynes  


Please note that this role is office based – 3 days per week in the office and 2 days from home.  


IR35: Inside  

Pay Rate to Candidate: Umbrella -£415  


Main: Project manager with server migration experience  





Takes responsibility for the definition; documentation and safe execution of a single major project or a number of smaller initiatives; actively participating in all phases of the project. Identifies; assesses and manages risks to the success of the project  


Word, excel, PowerPoint – Core renewals team within data centres – windows server, oracle and migration – MS Project  


• 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  



• Experience in leading project management and delivery  

• Proven track record in delivering successful, complex IT projects with an element of business change  

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

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

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

• 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  



• Knowledge of/experience in the UK rail industry or equivalent.  

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

  • Quote ref: 3852/45876

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