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Project Manager

London, United Kingdom | North Highland

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
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  • Functions:
    Project Management
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Job Description:
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Delivery Services is a specialist division that provides clever and effective resourcing solutions (we like to call them “people”) to clients across some of the world’s largest financial services, retail, media, entertainment and communications companies. We have exceptional people who deliver top notch work but are also passionate about developing our clients’ capability through training, sharing knowledge, best practice and staying hot on the heels of all the latest industry trends.

If you have what it takes to join the North Highland PPM Community then read on!

We are growing a vibrant community of like-minded PM professionals. We invest in our people. We will facilitate the development of your PM career and you will coach & mentor your colleagues, enhancing both your skills and theirs. We are committed to bringing skilled professionals with a strong track record of end-to-end delivery of complex projects along on the journey with us. If you are looking for a new challenge & a chance to join a firm where you will be supported in further enhancing your career, this may be the role for you!

We are currently recruiting Project Managers at various grades and general responsibilities will include the following:

Manage successful end-to-end delivery of complex client projects to meet business requirements within traditional constraints of timescale, cost & quality, as well as working with & supporting IT & the Project Sponsor

Regularly review progress of projects, effectively managing change of requirements, milestones, risks etc., communicating findings & proposed resolutions to senior stakeholders

Develop highly effective working relationships across the client organisation & with suppliers to ensure successful project delivery & best value from third parties

Create & approve all necessary work orders & contracts with support from procurement & other client functions

Delegate roles & responsibilities amongst the project team ensuring they are highly motivated & focused on delivery

Act as the main project contact across IT, the business & suppliers

Appraise the project team by setting objectives, providing clear feedback & managing performance

Contribute expertise to the client & North Highland’s PPM communities

Regularly undertake quality assurance & facilitate post-implementation reviews to incorporate lessons learnt into future projects



Several years’ evidential experience of successfully managing end-to-end project delivery through all lifecycle stages

Experience of leading small to medium size teams of up to 10 people

Proficient in project management tools & methodologies, including Prince 2, PMI & MS Project

Experience of leading projects with a budget of up to approximately £1m

Awareness of IT infrastructure & software development & maintenance methods, tools & techniques

Excellent interpersonal/communication skills with professional staff, senior level executives & the wider PPM community

Strong stakeholder management skills, & experience in running successful workshops

Experience in or demonstrable ability to coach & mentor others

Experience in running successful knowledge sharing workshops &/or training courses

Eagerness to develop North Highland and client PPM capability


Preferred Skills

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and/or professional project management certifications

Creative thinking & seeking innovative solutions to complex technical/business problems

Certified ScrumMaster or experience of project delivery using Agile techniques

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