Project Manager - Birmingham based

Birmingham, West Midlands
£50,000 - £55,000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Project Manager
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Job type: Full time

The company client is a well respected business who are now recruiting a skilled and tenacious Project Manager to be part of their talented team based in Birmingham. The role holder will be responsible for managing the delivery of high quality projects which span over multiple business areas. The main focus for this role will be to ensure the project objectives and business requirements are delivered. This is an exciting opportunity for career progression.

Main responsibilities for this position will include:

* Applying and adhering to the Project Management principles and processes and ensuring that they are effectively applied throughout the lifecycle of the project, through to project closure and operational handover.
* Effective resolution of issues.
* Supporting, guiding, motivating and facilitating the project teams through the project processes.
* Identification and management of risks and opportunities.
* Communication of project progress to management and project stakeholders.

Essential experience, knowledge and abilities for this role:

* A financial services background is an advantage
* At least three years of dedicated Project Management experience is required
* A sound knowledge of project management theory, and the key areas of project management.
* Ability to grasp concepts of a technical nature quickly, with a sound understanding of the underlying business environment.
* Ability to multi-task, managing several projects concurrently.
* The ability to understand the big picture and strategic objectives, displaying organisational sensitivity.
* The ability to take ownership and display high levels of responsibility and initiative.
* Excellent communication skills, both formal and informal.
* Ability to manage people, with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
* Excellent facilitation and presentation skills.

Skill set required:

* Strong negotiation skills.
* A person who possesses strong leadership traits, who can work with a minimum of supervision.
* A high level of maturity and ability to handle oneself under pressure.
* A methodical problem solver with the ability to motivate and influence others to deliver according to tight deadlines.
* An eagerness to organise and lead, showing discipline and pragmatism, drive and a sense of urgency.
* An enthusiasm for continuous learning and professional development.
* Assertiveness coupled with flexibility and adaptability.
* A quality orientation with acute attention to detail.

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