• Company:
    Esh Group
  • Base Location:
    Newton Aycliffe
  • Reporting to:
    Programme Manager - Project Gateway
  • Closing Date:
    26/05/2017
  • Job Reference:
    100-2017

Overall Objective

To manage the planning, design, and implementation of various distinct projects currently being taken forward as part of project gateway [our business transformation project] across multiple business functions to ensure the successful deployment of new process and systems.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the successful implementation of discreet projects.
  • Manage project governance procedures and routines including milestone planning and monitoring, risk and issue management, progress and status reporting and change control.
  • Monitor and track the delivery of benefits against the business case.
  • Execute detailed implementation plans including detailed schedule of all activities (e.g. project charter, budget, resource plan, requirement definition, data conversion, testing, cutover activities, end user security).
  • Prepare project status reports.
  • Author and maintain the risk and issue register, change control documentation and monitor progress against cost budgets and planned benefits.
  • Monitor critical success measures and performance indicators.
  • Create project and program schedules and critical path analysis.
  • Maintain business case model and analysis.
  • Create and maintain critical dependency maps across the programme.
  • Create and maintain the change control process.
  • Manage issue resolution and risk management processes.
  • Create and maintain all project documentation and storage procedures.
  • Performs the change control process, where required, to report and manage potential programme impact.
  • Defines and maintains a process to escalate programme risks and issues to executive leadership.
  • Support programme manager as required on wider programme work.

General Responsibilities

  • The Group is committed to achieving a high standard of Health and Safety in all its activities and the post holder will be expected to contribute to maintaining standards to ensure compliance with all appropriate legislation.
  • To take a full role in the implementation of personal development through appraisals and to participate in any identified training or development opportunities.
  • To recognise the importance of fairness and equality in the workplace, to treat everyone with dignity and respect.

Experience and Qualifications

  • At least 1 years’ experience of previous project management – essential.
  • Experience of varied projects – essential.
  • Systems implementation background – essential.
  • Knowledge of programme governance and control procedures.
  • Project financial management and business case tracking.
  • Strong MS Office skills.
  • Project management qualifications - desirable.

Personal Skills

  • Analytical skills.
  • Change agent.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • People management.
  • Esh processes and operations.
  • Rigour and attention to detail.
  • Relationship management.

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