Project Manager


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    18 June 2020

  • Client


Ref: GSi65967

A London-based Council are seeking a Project Manager for a minimum term of 3 months starting as soon as possible, for up to £440 per day.

Some responsibilities will include;

  • To own and manage the assigned projects, leading the project team, allocating and monitoring tasks, motivating staff and appraising individual performance.
  • To take responsibility for the definition and documentation - ensuring that internal and external stakeholder requirements are captured to develop the service design - and successful completion of the project, directing and counselling project team members, and advising users as necessary on all phases.
  • To identify direct resources needed to deliver the programme/projects, secure budget and recruit with right balance of permanent/fixed term/agency staff.
  • To identify dependence on wider IT resource (UX, Architects, Developers etc) and work with Senior Project Manager to secure these, ensuring recharge arrangements in place.
  • To work in an agile manner (standups, show and tells etc) with multi-disciplinary teams (inc. product owner, business solutions lead etc), thereby ensuring a smooth transition into the BAU environment.
  • To ensure that realistic project, quality, communication and risk plans are prepared and maintained for projects and sub-projects.
  • To ensure appropriate governance and reporting structures are in place for the project and align with the overarching IT PMO/IT Business Programmes governance, including Customer & Digital gateway review process (as required).

If you are interested in applying for the role, please email your CV to

How to Apply

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Contact details
Anton Ramdhanie: 07384 253674