Programme and Project Manager

Scotland, Edinburgh
14 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
Chris Wallis
Contract Type
Full Time
Programme & Project Manager (Business Intelligence) - 6 months, possible ext - Edinburgh £450 - £550 per day (Inside IR35)

The Company

Spring Technology's public sector client is currently looking to hire an experience Programme / Project Manager to join a high performing team.
The Role:

Programme & Project Manager

In this fantastic role you will provide programme and project management on the BI Tools programme. Our client will work within the Digital Transformation initiative and be responsible for the analysis, selection and implementation of a new BI solution. Ideally you will have with experience in the Public or High Education Sectors.

Essential Experience

*Initiate the programme effectively
*Identify and engage stakeholders
*Conduct market analysis
*Clarify business and technical requirements including the optimal coupling of the tools with our Enterprise Data Warehouse
*Produce detailed plans for the procurement stage
*Produce higher level plans for implementation and benefits realisation
*The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of programme activity and will have demonstrable knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas:
*Communications and stakeholder engagement
*Requirements gathering and analysis
*BI Tools implementation
*Software/technology procurement
*Managing software developers and other technology staff
*Influencing and engaging senior stakeholders
*Extensive experience working as a programme manager and project manager with a track record of successfully delivering business solutions
*Significant experience of managing Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Analytics or similar programmes and projects
*Experience managing software procurement projects, including evaluation and implementation stages
*Relevant programme management, project management or business analysis qualifications e.g. MSP, APMP, Prince2 or Agile certification.
*Experience managing multiple concurrent projects
*Track record of successful project or change delivery
*Ability to develop and maintain project plans (e.g. in Microsoft Project or equivalent) so that projects are delivered successfully
*Ability to balance diplomacy and tact with assertiveness

Personal Attributes

*Strong planning and organisational skills
*Solution focussed and enjoy problem solving
*Ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels
*Very effective time management skills

*Competitive day rate up to £550 per day
*Close to public transport links
*Central location in modern offices

Any candidates interested in this role are encouraged to make an application with an up to date CV and details on desired daily rate. All successful candidates shall be subject to Disclosure Scotland checks. The deadline for applications is Monday 18th September 2017 at 2pm.

Any applications received after this time cannot be considered.

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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