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Interim IT Project Manager

Interim IT Project Manager

  • Location

    Hertfordshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £420 - £480 per day

  • Contact:

    Adam Dennison

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  • Job ref:

    11435 - 0905_1525852605

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


1st Executive are retained by a global and UK leading manufacturing company with a mature procurement function, who are looking to bring on board an IT Project Manager on an initial 12 month contract. You will be required to provide project management expertise on a number of key initiatives in developing SDLC business cases and supporting RFP processes, to a fast-paced and dynamic function. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an industry leader in an exciting project-driven environment undergoing change.


  • To support key project sponsors/stakeholders in developing Business Cases and managing RFP processes
  • Gather and agree on project objectives and requirements
  • Define and agree on Quality & Validation requirements
  • Develop the Scope and Project Plan
  • Define and agree on project team structure and composition
  • Lead, coach and motivate project team members on a proactive basis
  • Perform Risk assessment & Issues management
  • Ensure the defined quality standards are met
  • Ensure timely and effective communication and reporting to team members and stakeholders
  • Track activities and project progress
  • Manage external specialists and monitor sub-contractors' services
  • Manage project scope, budget and forecast
  • Perform project closure activities
  • Support the organization on Continuous Improvement opportunities and best practices development

Required Skills:

  • 10 years + experience in IT project management with finance and infrastructure experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Software Development Life-Cycle ( SDLC ) and specific project management methodologies ( Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Sprints, RAD )
  • Project Manager certification (i.e. PMP, PMI-ACP)
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbally as will be working with teams based in the UK and Europe.
  • Advanced Excel Skills - Pivot tables & formatting
  • Understands regulated industries
  • Clarity experience (desirable)
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a complex global environment with multiple stakeholders