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Project Manager: Product Costing

Project Manager: Product Costing

  • Location

    Royston, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Swajal Sinha

  • Contact email:

    swajal.sinha@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    30

  • Salary low:

    28

  • Job ref:

    J15081_1627910785

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

One of the world's largest and most innovative sustainable technology organisations has an urgent requirement for a Project Manager: Product Costing.

This role is offering £30 ph inside IR35 for a 9 months contract located in Royston with some home working available

Job Purpose

To lead project management of the Product Costing process change initiative for the Clean Air Finance Transformation, applying a robust project management methodology on behalf of the Transformation team, ensuring transparency of programme status, effective management of risks & issues, and facilitating audit compliance.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Own all aspects of project planning for the Product Costing initiative, working with the portfolio lead, initiative owner, sponsor and SMEs to manage scope, deliverables, timelines and resourcing.
  • Apply a robust project management methodology to facilitate effective and diligent delivery, ensuring the right stakeholder groups are consulted and informed.
  • Identify and manage initiative resourcing needs ensuring capacity and skills gaps are understood and resourcing is adequate to deliver against plan.
  • Plan, schedule and monitor project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools & reports.
  • Monitor project deliverables in line with project plan, recording, re-assessing and managing issues, through effective risk management control, escalating decisions as appropriate.
  • Identify and coordinate initiative (inter)dependencies ensuring project planning and project management to achieve all project milestones.
  • Drive a proactive delivery mindset ensuring the team are thinking ahead, understand (inter)dependencies, are clear on detailed activities to deliver the plan.
  • Help shape deliverables by providing advice on structure and content, quality reviews and providing the delivery team with actionable feedback ensuring input and sign off from stakeholders where required.

Key Requirements:

  • PRINCE2, PMP or MPS qualification and membership preferred
  • Experience of executing PMO and Project Management deliverables in a large organisation and fast paced environment
  • Change qualification or significant experience in managing change in a global and fast paced environment
  • Extensive experience of working across organisational levels and maintaining effective working relationships with stakeholders
  • Experience of executing change impact assessments and enabling business readiness
  • Experience in delivering process reengineering and cross functional project delivery
  • Significant and substantial experience in Finance function preferably in the manufacturing environment with Finance Operations Reporting and SAP.
  • Strong process management capabilities
  • Ability to work collaboratively and provide appropriate challenge and insight.

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