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Lead Project Professional - DAP

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Cumbria as a Lead Project Professional - DAP.

The role will be an initial 18-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to lead a small team of professional staff (typically up to 5), being responsible for managing their delivery and performance and providing appraisal and support to their development.

Key Responsibilities

Able to perform advanced project reporting & scheduling.
Able to undertake advanced problem solving typically based on previous experience.
Have a comprehensive knowledge of Business process and procedures.
Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/ Microsoft packages.
Attend on the job training as appropriate.
Able to lead a small project or a work package of a larger project.
Able to manage the full project lifecycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of customers/users continue to be met and that financial and other benefits are achieved.
Identify, assesses, and manages risks to the success of the project. Applies appropriate PM methods and tools whether predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Agrees project approach with stakeholders, and prepares realistic plans (including quality, risk, and communications plans) and tracks activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate.
Consolidate expertise from multiple sources, including third party experts, to provide coherent advice to further organisational objectives. Supports and promotes the development and sharing of specialist knowledge within the organisation.
This is a role for an experienced project professional with a small team and the ability to deliver with limited guidance from the Line Manager.
Deputises for the Project Manager as appropriate.Key skills & qualifications

Problem solving most likely to apply in an existing Business environment and in a new Business environment.
Good understanding of the structure, organisation, processes, and culture of Line of Business, to be able to support implementation of appropriate PM approaches.
Applies problem solving techniques to situations of moderate complexity in the field of PM, taking requirements and data from internal (project) sources and external (customer, competitor and academic) areas.
An ability to gather information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.
Ability to capture, adopt and share good practice.
A comprehensive understanding of how team integrates with other teams & projects to achieve objectives.
Work is typically within standardised processes and practices; accuracy of tasks is impactful.
Direct impact on the performance of the team.
Responsible for training members of the team, monitoring their quality of work and contributing to pay decisionsWhat we're looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

Rate: £50.59 per hour (inside IR35)

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