Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager on a monthly rolling contract with a possibility of an extension.
Purpose of the role – To manage, support and deliver projects and work packages to agreed project management standards (i.e. PRINCE2).
A Project Manager is required to support a programme of commercial change and the delivery of £3.5m of savings across the Council in 2019/20. Over the next two consecutive years, an additional £1m saving per year is required resulting in a total of £5.5m saving to be achieved. The Programme reaches all areas of the Council and some of the objectives include:
* The implementation of a new approach to buying council-wide – Category Management
* Creation/refresh of key strategies, policies and procedures
* A new system for contract management
* Reducing Tail Spend Other key areas of work that will be supported include the annual corporate strategy planning process, co-ordination of the ‘Celebrating You’ staff events and other projects deemed appropriate by the Programme Manager.
A proactive Project Manager is required to support the business in achieving the over-arching objectives above through maintaining comprehensive project and workstream plans, a risks and issues log and other key project documentation. Crucially, the Project Manager will also need to keep in mind the requirement to deliver savings targets, take ownership of discrete packages of work, assure senior leadership that work is progressing and on track through reporting and support excellent communication with all involved in the programme as well as the wider organisation.
To get more information about this role and how to apply please contact Prabhakar on 07495689272