Senior Project Manager - Finance Systems Review

Job details
Posting date: 16 May 2024
Salary: £514.64 per day
Additional salary information: per day PAYE
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 14 June 2024
Location: BRISTOL, BS1 5TR
Company: Triumph Consultants Ltd
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: Bristol 5249016

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Interim Senior Project Manager - Finance Systems Review

Reference no: Bristol 5249016

Pay Rate: £514.64 per day PAYE

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 6 months


Leading the largest, most complex programmes and projects, the Senior Project Manager is directly responsible for the effective shaping, planning and delivery of the council’s transformation projects with the broadest reach, the highest risk and the most significant budget.

Key Responsibilities:

Successfully shapes, plans and delivers programmes and projects (or a portfolio of related projects) on time, to budget and of the desired quality through effective application of the most appropriate programme and project management methodology/s.
Develops and manages business cases and budgets effectively and in line with Bristol City Council’s financial procedures and regulations; accurately models benefits and manages actual/ forecast expenditure to within agreed tolerances and dealing with variances appropriately.
Develops and maintains a detailed, integrated, logical plan, often with complex interdependencies. Uses this effectively to deliver, evaluate, monitor and report on progress against agreed targets and to forecast delivery timescales, completion, resources and costs accurately.
Provides effective leadership to the programme or project team, enabling them to successfully deliver their own work packages or projects – through ongoing support and guidance on all aspects of project delivery.
Effectively manages risk through analysis, mitigation and contingency planning; where appropriate the post-holder provides senior stakeholders with clear analysis, options evaluation and recommendations to enable decision-making.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles

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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

**Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.


Educated to degree level or equivalent and hold the APM Project Management qualification


Experience of working closely with external partners to agree delivery of cross-boundary schemes
Experience of working in an operational or service delivery role
Notable experience in project management and of relevant software to the work of Strategic Projects


Job Ref: Bristol 5249016

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

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