Project Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £18 - £19 per hour
Published over 1 year ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Sinead McGivern
Job Ref CHS0003483

Job Description

Our Client, A large Public Sector organisation require an experienced Project Manager on a 12-18 month temporary contract

Role: Project Manager

Duration: 12 -18 months

Location: Belfast

Pay rate: £18.83p/h

Key Responsibilities

Develop the Implementation programme

Develop a detailed implementation plan. This will need to be developed and prioritised in the context of wider corporate activity, internal constraints and externally driven change, seeking input from the Head of BI as appropriate. A supporting resource plan will need to be developed

Monitor progress

Monitor project and task progress and report by exception so that corrective action can be arranged promptly.

Develop the project risk registers

Develop and maintain relevant project risk registers escalating issues to the Programme Manager, Project Board, Programme SRO, RO or Head of BI as necessary so that these can be managed effectively.

Develop and monitor the Benefits Realisation plan

Develop and monitor the Benefits Realisation plan to ensure Projects benefits are captured and measured.

Develop the project communication plan

The communications plan will set out the lines of communication to be followed in relation to all aspects of the programme delivery, including governance, reporting, internal and external stakeholder engagement and influencing. The communications plan will also require developing a strategy for communicating to all staff impacted by the change initiatives being proposed.

Develop and monitor the project budget

Monitor the budget so that variances can be identified early and appropriate action taken. Complete accruals and payments, maintain the information on CPMR.

Monthly progress reports

Prepare monthly progress reports so that all staff working projects, have a regular succinct view of progress and issues.

Management of Internal or External Audits including Gateway reviews.

Management of reviews throughout the Programme by Internal Audit or External bodies such as CPD Gateway Reviews. Review Audit reports and any ensure Audit recommendations are completed and reported to the Head of BI by exception.

Procurement compliance

Understand all of clients procurement procedures and ensure that these are followed by all members of the team.

Project Plans

Develop a detailed implementation plan document - so that there is absolute clarity on how the programme will proceed and be managed.

External support

Development of documentation necessary to secure any necessary external support efficiently and effectively.

Technology and Systems Projects

Review the scope and requirements of all Technology and system improvements to ensure that these align with strategic objectives and FOM.

Business Cases & Tender Documents

Development of business cases and tender documentation, including evaluation, to DRD Green Book standards as required.


Ensure continued capability for Regulatory compliance. Compliance with BI Governance. Compliance with Financial Delegations and procurement procedures.

Project and Contract Closure Reports

Preparation of the project and support contract closure reports and PPE documentation, so that benefits are recorded and lessons learned are captured.

Essential Criteria

  1. 3rd level qualification in a relevant area e.g. scientific, engineering, business related subjects AND a minimum of 3 years Project Management experience with evidence of delivering successful outcomes against agreed objectives, budget and timelines;

OR (in the absence of a 3rd level qualification)

A minimum of 5 years Project Management experience with evidence of delivering successful outcomes against agreed objectives, budget and timelines

  1. Experience of defining, documenting and delivering complex projects;
  2. Experience of managing budgets in excess of £100K
  3. Experience of producing high quality project documentation to include Project Initiation Documents, Business Cases, Project Plans and Management Reports;
  4. Experience of using Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Project
  5. Proven ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholder relationships at all levels

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Recognised qualification in a formal Project Management methodology (e.g. PRINCE2)

If interested please upload your CV to the link and Sinead McGivern will be in touch if shortlisted

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