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24 Jul 2020

Full-Time Project Team Lead, Waterfall

New Signature – Posted by alois.gocke London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

What’s the role?

You will be a Project Team Lead, supporting the Director of PMO with the daily management of the Project Organisation. You will fulfil a Player / Coach role, with your time split between Project Delivery and Leadership activities. It is important that you have significant experience in delivering successful projects within a Waterfall delivery framework, and that you are passionate about creating a collaborative and positive environment, benefitting both team members and New Signature customers.

What you’ll be doing

Project Management;

  • Effectively managed client expectations and controlled scope, through excellent communications and strong project governance.
  • Customer meetings/workshops facilitated, led and documented to a high standard – with communications targeted to audience.
  • Assertive change management principles applied; with a concept of transparency and the early identification/ communication of project changes.
  • Project and resource plans produced and maintained, with a focus on accuracy and the early identification of all required tasks and resources. Projects delivered in line with agreed timelines.
  • Excellent financial controls applied, with an emphasis on accuracy and driving profitability through efficiency and scope control.
  •  Project status reported accurately, and RAID items proactively managed through to resolution.
  • Strong and trusted customer relationships built, through delivery excellence and accountability

Leadership;

  • Consistency of process, quality levels and financial controls are adopted across the Project Management team.
  • Customer satisfaction is monitored and prioritised; team is supported and guided to excel where possible.
  • Regular one to ones are held with all reports, supporting, coaching and managing escalations where necessary.
  • Pre-sales support provided to ensure Statements of Work accurately articulate the project deliverables, with adequate financial cover for Project Management effort.
  • Recruitment activity results in strong hires, who are then onboarded successfully.
  • PMO Director is supported in continuous change and improvement initiatives, including their identification, roll-out and adoption.

Who we’re looking for

  • “Role model”, responsible for developing and leading a team of Project Managers.
  • Agile SME, providing guidance, coaching, and quality feedback to Project Managers.
  • Strong focus on financial controls; with the ability to review a Project’s financials, identify potential issues and work with the Project Manager to put mitigation steps in place.
  • Able to receive assignments in different formats.
  • Ability to lead and implement change initiatives, ensuring successful implementation and adoption.
  • Passionate about developing both oneself, and others.
  • Has a vested interest in growth and excellence.
  • Promotes and works towards a consistent and positive experience for our customers.
  • Innovative; identifies challenge areas and seeks to improve in a collaborative way.
  • Seeks to reinvent – embraces the continuous improvement journey.
  • Is fully accountable for own work and/or project/supervisory responsibilities.
  • Can identify an opportunity to increase/upsell the project.
  • Understands the sales process and can assist the smooth transition from order to project delivery.
  • Has a good appreciation of both core and surrounding technologies

How to Apply

https://newsignature.com/job/4008766003/?gh_jid=4008766003

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 31 days.

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