Project Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Innovation / transformation and change jobs

  • Job type:

    Temp / Contract / Interim

  • Salary:

    £450 - £451600 per day

  • Contact:

    Charlie Holmes

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Client:

    Information Technology Services

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

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 law firm that is undergoing expansion to meet the needs of the firm. The Firm is making proactive efforts to capitalise on a premier brand presence internationally and deliver innovative projects in line with their global business plan.

Project Manager