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  • Job reference: RMS0208292

Project Manager - Public Transport

  • Sector: Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/03/2019
  • Duration: 6 months +
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The Role:
This role will be directly responsible for managing and leading projects that will improve the quality and sustainability of transport infrastructure across Manchester. You will lead and manage a team of project management professionals working across a wide range of projects of over £1 million and will have suitable experience and knowledge to guide and support your team. In addition, you will lead the engagement with stakeholders across the public and private sector relevant to the projects you are managing.

* Initiate, develop and manage project in line with Project and Programme procedures including developing a risk register, schedule, cost plan and other project documentation required for Gateway submission and approvals.
* Work with Programme Team and Lead Advisor to develop project in line with FBC requirements.
* Work with other key internal and external stakeholders to develop the project in readiness for conversation, consultation and FBC.
* Prepare and input into various reports, both internal and external as necessary.
* Attend various meetings, including Boards and Steering Groups as necessary, to report on progress.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Given the current stage of projects, it would be beneficial to have key skills in the inception phase of projects, understanding the requirements associated with initiation of projects including the development of key documentation, working with project controls team, although delivery and procurement experience should also be highlighted. It would also be beneficial to understand the requirements of full business cases and have excellent stakeholder engagement skills.

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