Project Manager, IT Business Services, Central Business Services


Project Manager, IT Business Services, Central Business Services

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Deloitte, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 29 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 4cfcf058ec224c5c85f11a522c8c571a

Full Job Description

As a Project Manager you will have the opportunity to champion a variety of multiple projects across our firm. You will bring your project management skills, knowledge and expertise to manage projects with a flexible approach. This role will require you hit the ground running and deal with ambiguity at any given stage within the project lifecycle. You will build strong relationships with your stakeholders, understand their strategic direction, processes and requirements to become their trusted advisor on all elements of delivery and act as an extension to their team. You will have experience of working in an agile environment with multiple stakeholders at varying levels of seniority and equally be able to adopt and adapt to traditional project management approaches as required, to support the business' objectives. With a can-do attitude, you will be accountable for delivering your projects, working independently in the service area you are aligned too, to achieve

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Plan, manage and control assigned projects and the production of relevant project deliverables and artefacts

  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule / workplan

  • Identify project risks and issues, escalating where appropriate, in a timely manner

  • Manage the expectations and satisfaction of the stakeholders through continuous engagement

  • Establish effective governance processes, boards and steering groups within the project team and across business stakeholders

  • Develop and distribute timely progress status reporting with key metrics to appropriate stakeholders

  • Facilitate workshops to capture scope and high-level requirements

  • Implement effective change control by ensuring project change/business impacts are assessed and communicated so all parties are aligned

  • Report on and ensure project resources and budgets are tracked and kept up to date

  • Follow and align with the organisation's processes, governance framework, best practice and adherence to any necessary compliance

  • Manage, coach and motivate the project team

  • Communicate with openness, honesty and respect in all situations and be adept at conflict resolution and direction setting

  • Capture lessons learned through post project analysis

    Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written that inspire confidence in business stakeholders and the team

  • Good commercial awareness and experience of managing budgets and resource utilisation

  • Very well structured and organized and able to respond to changing priorities

  • Analytical and flexible with the ability to rapidly understand ambiguous and complex concepts

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Ability to take and understand the commitment to deliver the project on time through the use of Agile tools, the value of metrics and incremental delivery

  • Having the aptitude to solve problems and support others within the team

  • Ability to work independently and within a team

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and proactiveness

  • Professional qualification in either Prince 2 or Agile Project Management

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  • Do you providing project management services supporting business teams in achieving their strategic outcomes for their practitioners and clients? If so, this opportunity is for you!

    Deloitte is looking for a Project Manager to join its talented team.

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