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Interim Operations Project Manager £500 p.d

Interim Operations Project Manager £500 p.d

  • Location

    Dunstable, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £300 - £350 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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One of the UKs largest hospitality providers has an urgent requirement for an Interim Operations Project Manager.

This is a 6-month interim contract offering up to £500 p/d inside IR35 and hybrid working - two days per week required at Dunstable offices.

Operations Project Manager Role:

Purpose: To lead the definition, design and delivery of multiple Ops led cross-functional projects of change which are key to strategic objectives and future operating model
Outcome: To ensure all change projects are delivered on time, to the required quality standard and to budget. This includes all aspects of project management; project planning, resource management, financial management, risk management, communication, supplier management, governance & compliance, change management and control through to solution delivery

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead multiple projects with the objective of realising key business strategy and operating model capabilities
  • Lead the full end to end delivery of projects from initiation and planning through design, delivery, and handover to Business as Usual
  • Deliver change into the organisation through the application of 'best in class' project management
  • Creation and presentation of business cases (costs and benefits)
  • Take responsibility for all dimensions of the project: delivery, governance, reporting, risks & issues, dependencies, financial/budget management, resourcing, communication and coordination of effective change and implementation
  • Ability to embed project controls to pro-actively monitor overall progress, implement structured risk management behaviours, and be able to manage all corrective action as appropriate
  • Develop and implement the project governance structure ensuring effective quality assurance and project integrity
  • Role model project management, technical and behavioural capability
  • Ensuring that the delivery of projects is to the appropriate levels of quality, on time and within budget and meets the business needs
  • Work with the respective functions and subject matter experts to develop and lead business change through leading trials, implementation planning, change impact, comms planning and delivery
  • Ensure clear embed & sustain activity and benefits tracking plans in place

What you'll need:

  • Experience of managing multiple business projects with multiple stakeholders delivering solutions into operational use
  • Experience of matrix management within projects and in programme reporting
  • Management of project budgets up to £500k
  • Able to operate to Operations Director level
  • Strong understanding and experience of project management methodologies (Prince2 and/or Agile)