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Project Manager

Job details
Posting date: 13 April 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 May 2021
Location: BS34 8SW
Company: Capita plc
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 10031340-42284

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Summary

We're continuing to adapt to the unprecedented circumstances brought about by COVID-19. Wherever possible, all interviews, assessments and background checks will take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact.

All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita's offices.

Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19.

The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we're doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

A unique opportunity to expand your skills and develop a wide-ranging understanding of the company. You will get to work in different locations across the UK. This role requires a confident, dynamic and flexible individual with proven project management capabilities. Reporting to either a Senior Project Manager or Programme Manager. The individual must have a demonstrable ability to work across all levels of stakeholders and third parties within a commercial environment. What you will do:

• You will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of Change and IT projects to agreed time, cost and quality standards.
• Project initiation and definition of required deliverable and governance models
• Plan across all staged of the project lifecycle and obtain appropriate levels of sign-off
• Ensure projects are delivered to agreed time, cost, quality, TCF and compliance objectives
• Manage the project on a day to day basis to deliver in line with agreed project plans
• Execute the project plan, monitoring progress and taking all necessary actions and escalations where appropriate

Your experience will include:

• A proven project management track record in a delivery environment, with experience of the full project lifecycle
• Being able to demonstrate effective and productive stakeholder management skills both internally at all levels and with third parties, with the ability to build a productive relationship.
• You'll have a flexible approach to successfully deliver to tight deadlines of changing scope
• Being able to lead, motivate and manage cross-functional, multi-disciplined teams
• You must have the ability to travel to any office within the UK to work on projects
• Excellent communication, presentation and negotiating skills

About Project Resource Solutions

Project Resource Solutions (PRS) is a pool of flexible Project Services professionals split into hubs around the UK.

Our mission is to work in partnership with our customers offering a wide range of project services to enable them to achieve and deliver their strategic goals.

Our PRS principles are:

• The customer is at the heart of what we do - 'delight our customer'
• We put our people first, developing them to maximise their potential
• Our people are highly motivated, open, honest and work with a high degree of integrity
• We provide a high standard of flexible professional solutions
• We empower people to challenge the status quo

What's in it for you?

• A competitive basic salary.
• 23 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
• The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
• Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks...and plenty more
• Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
• Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you will do next

Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita's offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we're doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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