Band A Senior Project Manager job in Nottingham at Ministry Of Justice

Band A Senior Project Manager

Company: Ministry of Justice

Location: Nottingham UK

Date Posted:May 04, 2018

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) priorities include improving public safety and reducing reoffending by reforming prisons, probation and youth justice, and building a justice system which makes access to justice swifter and more certain for all citizens whatever their background. Project professionals in the MoJ help to improve the government’s ability to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public. This role provides you with the unique opportunity to being central to the delivery of the Secretary of State’s priorities by being a member of the Ministry of Justice Project Delivery Function. The Project Delivery Function sees the centralisation and coordination of all project delivery within the Ministry. By joining the Project Delivery Function, you will be able to access professional development opportunities including an enhanced and tailored development plan, access world leading guidance, tools and support across and access to the unique Government Project Delivery Professional Network, not to mention your participation in some of the Countries most ambitious projects. As a Senior Project Manager, you will lead a defined set of interdependent projects, including the associated business change activities and establish appropriate governance and assurance processes monitoring progress, monitoring risks and issues and ensuring the business readiness for change. The role requires professional expertise in the effective use of programme/project methodologies and techniques. You will be responsible for the overall integrity and coherence of the programme. You will develop and maintain the programme environment to support each individual project within it. You will have effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Successful candidates are expected to commit to the role for a minimum of 18 months.Key responsibilities of the roleDelivery –Create and lead the project to deliver the agreed outcomes within time, cost and quality constraints. Project Management – Day to day management and leadership of the project and the project team. Provide effective leadership and management controls. Set project controls. Design the project structure and organisation appropriate to stage. Set appropriate delivery methodologies. Manage effective transition between project phases. Business Case – Develop and draft the Business Case, with input from specialists as necessary. Budget – Develop the budget and track delivery within budget. Resources – Identify skill requirements; and deploy and develop resources. Manage medium sized team. Benefits Realisation – Deliver the agreed Business Case benefits and outcomes. Ensure appropriate Benefits Realisation Strategy is in place, and monitor longer term delivery of benefits against the Business Case. Stakeholder Management – Identify and manage stakeholder relationships and need for senior level support. Manage internal and external relationships as appropriate. Risks & Issues – Identify and monitor project risks and issues. Develop mitigating actions and escalate as appropriate. Identify and work with related projects to manage interdependencies. Governance – Support effective governance and decision making. Provide reporting and engage in mechanisms that hold you, as Project Manager, to account for delivery. Assurance – Engage with assurance reviews and support action on recommendations. Organise assurance processes such as gateway reviews, as required. Change Management – Ensure effective Change Management processes are in place to agree and document changes to deliverables as agreed with stakeholders. Guidance & Support – Provide support, guidance and coaching for the project team. Show commitment to personal development. Promote effective individual and team performance. Project Performance & Controls – Cascade vision and translate into delivery objectives for the team. Develop and maintain Project Plan. Identify and set appropriate Project Controls. Manage performance and report progress to sponsors. Application ProcessYou will be required to complete an application forms providing evidence of how you meet the Project Delivery Competencies. Successful candidates will then be invited for interview on a date to be confirmed. View full job description
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