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Project Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ466907_1636966347

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Project Manager- Waltham Forest
£450/day

The purpose of this role is to manage two key projects within the Families Directorate:
1. Work closely with the Director of Integrated Commissioning to deliver the priorities of the Integrated Care Board working in partnership with the Clinical Commissioning Group (4 days per week) which will involve
o Using a good existing understanding of Health and Social Care to work at pace and to use good project management skill

2. Manage the use of the Housing Support Grant (1 day per week) which will involve:
o Understanding and ability to manipulate & report differing data sets with a good attention to detail
o Able to work with required processes / governance to ensure that grant funding is issued
o Work with finance and other delivery services to report the status of grants

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
* Experience of managing medium to large-scale projects in complex and challenging environments.
* Experience of project delivery through overseeing multi-disciplinary project teams and encouraging them to meet personal and organisational objectives.
* Experience of delivering projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently.
* Experience of managing multiple projects and a mixed and varied workload of conflicting priorities responding effectively to the needs of all customers.
* Experience of report writing and communications for a variety of audiences, demonstrating numeracy and literacy, and applying expert knowledge.
* Be effective at planning, monitoring and reviewing.
* Possess in depth understanding of Agile, its values and principles, including backlog grooming, release and sprint planning, burn-up/down charts, and more.
* Ability to operate and empathise with stakeholders and project teams to influence and gain commitment to objectives.
* Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities at the same time.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to interact effectively with people at all levels in an organization including senior level executives.
* Work effectively as part of a team and have a genuine desire to assist colleagues.
* An ability to respond to unpredictable volume of work, with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives.
* Work effectively and efficiently, paying careful attention to detail, data confidentiality and accuracy.
* Self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow through.
* Possess strengths in organisational, attention-to-detail, reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
* Ability to lead, motivate, and direct a cross-functional project workgroups/ teams.
* Ability to work autonomously to meet the objectives of the organisation.