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Project Manager - Police

  • Job reference: MC/522
  • Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Police
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are looking for a Project Manager to work with a local Police Force on a fixed term, 1 year contract.

To manage projects, from initial concept to implementation, so they deliver the required outputs within budgetary and time constraints, and thereby achieve the outcomes and benefits required. To apply project management discipline and processes, including responsibility for project stakeholder engagement.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.To compile business cases (in collaboration with senior stakeholders), including whole life costing analysis, ensuring briefs and feasibility proposals are developed in accordance with project aims and objectives, and Project Management Office standards.
2.To responsibly manage project within budget, and project/programme parameters, being responsible for decisions on changes and subsequent alterations to the financial structure within project parameters.
3.To identify and plan resource requirements both internal and external of the organisation. 4.To manage, co-ordinate and direct resources assigned to projects on a day to day basis to deliver the projects objectives.
5.To produce project specific programmes of work, continually monitor and update for reporting purposes, undertaking performance assessments and addressing issues and using corrective actions as necessary.
6.To ensure benefits management is an integral part of a project from the outset, and that benefits are identified, planned and measured.
7.To regularly report upon project progress to key stakeholders (programme manager, business leads etc), ensuring that issues are raised in a timely manner.
8.To plan and initiate post implementation reviews, ensuring organisation learning is maintained for future continuous improvement and identify relevant training needs.
9.To be responsible for stakeholder engagement and actively engage all key stakeholders in the delivery of projects, ensuring compliance with Home Office and other statutory guidance.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Knowledge:PRINCE2 Foundation level or equivalent project management methodology qualification.
Desirable
Possess or studying for PRINCE2 (or equivalent)
Practitioner qualification or at least two years of experience in a project manager role.
Educated to degree level or equivalent.

Experience:
Experience of undertaking project management of projects of significant value.
Proven ability of running multiple projects, co-ordinating multi-disciplinary teams and achieving projects delivery within programme and budget.
Experience of managing teams of professional staff.
Significant, proven and demonstrable experience of whole project lifecycle, including implementation, in a complex environment.
Demonstrate experience of budgetary management.
Demonstrate a track record of building strong working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders -internal and external, e.g. reporting bodies, senior management, suppliers and contractors.

If you are interested, please ring Martin Cookson on 01772 208962