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Interim Senior Project Manager

Interim Senior Project Manager

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £650 - £750 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

  • Contact email:

    jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    750

  • Salary low:

    650

  • Job ref:

    JM116_1632498959

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3-Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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One of the UK's largest sustainable technology organisations has an urgent requirement for an Interim Project Manager for Growth.

This is an initial three-month contract with the potential for extension offering up to £750 p/d inside IR35 for a candidate to be based in Reading 2 days per week.

The client is looking for a strategic project lead to work alongside its business and technology teams to develop strategic growth options for commercialising an IP/technology portfolio. The role will be responsible for structuring the project plan, the key questions to answer and facilitating the working groups to complete the analysis and draw conclusions & options. They will provide frameworks to complete analysis and ensure the project can meet critical deadlines.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Challenge and update project plan to deliver desired outcomes (options to commercialise IP portfolio)
  • Manage project deliverables to keep project ontrack
  • Structure work-packages and brief teams on delivery requirements
  • Provide frameworks to report on market and technology dynamics
  • Facilitate working sessions to draw conclusions from different workstreams
  • Create overall narrative and storyboard to draw out key conclusions
  • Create accurate business case and presentation to senior management

Person specification

  • Demonstrable experience developing growth strategy / commercialising technology business plans, either in-house, as consultant or building own business for tough tech or speciality chemicals
  • Strong strategic thinking balanced by a good understanding of what it takes to commercialise technology / IP
  • Strong project management / project lead capability, to set direction & plan and ensure it is delivered
  • Strong analytical savvy, sophisticated problem-solving skills and a drive to make the highest possible impact
  • Knowledge of the battery material marketplace and technologies
  • Strong track record of managing multiple stakeholders - upward and downward
  • Excellent communication skills and framing complex concepts into simple frameworks

This is an urgent requirement so if it is of interest please apply immediately and contact Jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com to find out more.