Project Manager

Project Manager

Project Manager required by 1300 user London based Global Law Firm to deliver IT and Business projects as part of a major transformation programme.

Key Experience Required:

  • You will have relevant and demonstrable Project Management experience
  • A full and complete understanding of the technical project life cycle and effective deployment of technology based projects to the firm
  • Law Firm experience is preferable but if not, professional services and/or Partnership experience is essential
  • Prince 2 Practitioner or Foundation certified or AMP accredited

The successful Project Manager will ensure implementation in accordance with client/sponsor requirements and assume responsibility for the initiation, development and delivery of projects ensuring that key milestones are completed on time and in accordance with defined requirements

The Key Objectives:

  • Produce the project definition to include scope, roles, responsibilities, budgets, timescales and resources
  • Prepare a comprehensive project plan taking input from technical and business resources
  • Assign tasks and activities to members of the project team and ensure the required results are delivered
  • Sell the benefits of projects to their target audiences
  • Achieve sign off from the sponsor and other stakeholders at key stages of the project
  • Identify, analyse, measure and manage project risks
  • Provide regular communication to stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ensure the smooth handover of the project into production
  • Ensure the project is conducted in accordance with IT Project Management Standards
  • Undertake Post Implementation Reviews of peer projects

This is a role in a diverse organisation which is undergoing expansion to meet the needs of the firm. The Firm are making proactive efforts to capitalise on a premier brand presence internationally and deliver innovation projects in line with their global business plan.

Project Manager