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Job Ref:  204733839
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Preston
Post Code:  BN1
Salary:  £489/day
05/10/2016 03:47
Finance Services Project Manager - Service Delivery, Transformation, Financial Control

A Finance Services Project Manager with Service Delivery, Transformation and Financial Controlling experience is required to work on a six month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston.

This is a 6 month contract with a leading UK Defence Business.

Overview of the Finance Services Project Manager contract role

Working within FS Services The individual in this role will be responsible for the effective application of Project Management and may lead or provide support to the Transition & Change teams in defining, planning, managing an assigned portfolio of projects and change initiatives, This role will be key in providing project management practitioner capability into the application of governance, LCM, project control and planning in supporting the proactive and effective delivery projects and programmes.

The role will report to Head to the Head of Major Programmes but will be deployed into the service areas and will take direction and priority from the Lines of Service.

Key skills required for the Finance Services Project Manager

* Experience of business transition and transformation programmes
* Knowledge and experience of service delivery and delivery to of these to business customers
* Expert networking and communication skills used at a senior level with, customers, suppliers, partners and sub-contractors.
* Extensive project management expertise within the service industry leading significant and diverse projects, with an understanding of all parts of the business lifecycle from inception through to service delivery.
* Able to conduct reviews and evaluation of team performance.
* Able to balance project objectives from a business cost/benefit, schedule, technical and quality perspective and present options, benefits and risks
* Experienced in the production, presentation and gaining approval of business cases
* Ideally APM/PMI accredited
* Good understanding of tailoring and applying all of the relevant governance and business processes (LCM/ELC),
* High level problem solving and financial control skills
* Understanding of commercial, financial and legislative requirements of projects
* Expert in project review and control, including the tailored use of appropriate EVM techniques
* Very good overall and broad project & programme management expertise, familiar with whole lifecycle and its application to the delivery of business solutions.
* Expert level planning and scheduling skills, ensuring the complex activities of interrelated project teams are controlled, co-ordinated and linked into the overall business plan

The role is based in Preston, Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

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