Project Management - Senior Specialist

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Project Management - Senior Specialist

Posted 30 January 2024
Salary £356 - £357 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NameDaniel Dowd

Job description

Project Management - Senior Specialist

Immediate Start; 4 Months Rolling Contract

Hybrid; Whitley (Coventry)

£350pd (Inside IR35)

Position Description:

  • Project Management Snr Specialist
  • General Project Management requires general business knowledge to plan, organize, and control resources, procedures, and timing for an administrative or business process including: Organizing project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, developing project schedules, and determining resource requirements Monitoring and reporting on the status of projects including cost, timing, and staffing
  • Ensuring adherence to internal and external quality standards (e.g., International Standards Organization)
  • Identifying/resolving obstacles to completing project on time and to budget
  • May include work managing multiple, interrelated projects (including business transformation projects)
  • On some projects, the work may include integrating vendor tasks into the project plan, tracking, and reviewing vendor deliverables
  • Level: A Specialist Professional (P4) is a recognized subject matter expert in job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.
  • Responsibilities typically include managing large projects or processes with limited oversight from manager.
  • Coaching, reviewing and delegating work to lower level professionals.
  • Problems faced are difficult and often complex.
  • Specialization Match Note: Para-Professional incumbents update/maintain project schedules and associated resource plans and prepares progress reports.
  • Typical Title: Project Manager, Program Manager, Project Administrator

Skills Required:

  • The activities will be; Manage the test schedule
  • Co-ordinate circa 100 testers to ensure they know what they are testing when Allocate tests and scripts to testers using a power app / excel tool
  • Record and report on test completion and status
  • Logging defects and tracking resolution status using Jira
  • Run daily test stand ups
  • Communicate status to project team stakeholders

Skills Preferred:

  • Desirable - Experience in project management office
  • Experience of User Acceptance / system testing

Experience Required:

  • Essential - Experience in digital projects
  • Experience of User Acceptance / system testing
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Organisation skills
  • Confident with excel and using power apps