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Senior Project Manager

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are recruiting a Band 8a Senior Project Manager to support our client in Antrim. Successful applicants will be responsible for overseeing Business Cases making sure projects are completed to a high standard within the agreed timescales. You will provide justification for undertaking a project, programme or portfolio. You will evaluate the benefit, cost and risk of alternative options.

This role will be full-time Monday-Friday (9AM-5PM) and will commence 20th May 2022 for initially 3 months with the opportunity of being extended. The pay rate for this role will be £24.10 per hour.

What The Job Entails:

  • Managing all relevant activities relating to the delivery of the capital programme and tasks ensuring timely achievement of agreed project plans.
  • Setting up the appropriate Project Management Structure to deliver projects from conception to handover.
  • Undertaking research into best practice and related issues as required, including visits to reference sites.
  • Assisting with the development of exemplar designs, working closely with other professionals, and appointed external advisers as required.
  • Producing project management reports, highlighting progress and achievement against agreed key tasks and, where appropriate, preparing remedial plans to address slippage in a timely fashion.

What We Need From You:

  • A university degree or relevant professional qualification and worked for at least 2 years in a senior management role.


  • Worked for at least 4 years in a senior management role.
  • Must have access to own transport

What We Would Like From You:

  • Have 2 years’ experience across project management, service planning and Business Case preparation and / or the delivery of capital projects.
  • Have experience of working with a diverse range of stakeholders, both internally and externally to the organisation, to achieve successful outcomes, demonstrating high level people management skills.
  • Staff and/or resource management experience.

What We Will Offer You:

  • £24.10 per hour
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 20.05.22 @ 5pm

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