Project Manager

British Gas
From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience, plus bonus
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Overview As a Project Manager you will be responsible to the PM Practice Lead for provision of effective operational and administrative support to small/medium Business Change Projects, supporting the planning, delivery and implementation into the business as BAU. The Manager responsibilities may include: end-to-end project management of a small project/workstream; implementation and embedding of change elements into the business; PMO support activities as needed to deliver elements of the change portfolio. The Role To manage and deliver the project/workstream, including cross-functional resources / workstreams. To recognise stakeholder expectations and communications, understand and address the key business issues relating to the project To manage, monitor & report the project/workstream progress, milestones, risks, issues, financials, resolving obstacles in a timely fashion and controlling scope, and ensure all deliverables are documented, in-place and up-to-date To run project cross-functional meetings (kick-off, on-going and PIR), documenting all actions, decisions and learnings. To work with the business stakeholders, Project Manager and project team to create and document a robust scope document and business case for the work package. To fully establish, document and run the project/workstream plan including scope, goals, benefits and realisation planning, deadlines, dependencies, assumptions, KPIs, quality metrics and resource and budget requirements, and obtain approvals. To manage the work to time and budget, and to measurable quality standards, within the governance established for the project To set up, or contribute to, a delivery framework and a tracking (RAID) and reporting mechanism, based on best practice and British Gas templates, and operate efficiently. To manage and document, escalating where necessary, all changes to scope, timing, budget and cross-project risks. To ensure that any risks, issues and dependencies that may impact the project delivery or realisation of business benefits are assessed and dealt with in a timely and appropriate manner or escalated to the Project Manager To ensure quality reviews are undertaken regularly and knowledge shared To manage stakeholder expectations and communications, understand the key business issues relating to the project To run project and workstream meetings, documenting all actions, decisions and learnings, including accurate minute / action taking and facilitating workshops. To optimise adoption and generation of business benefits and minimise impact to BAU To support the PM in all areas of governance, financial tracking, progress tracking and reporting To ensure BAU change receivers are not negatively impacted/disrupted, & benefits are optimised Ensure operational and regulatory risks are managed and escalated as appropriate You will be provided with work on an assignment basis – timescales of which may vary depending on the nature of the assignment/project. Assignments could be within any of the change disciplines within British Gas The Person Skills and Experience: Solid understanding and experience in risk and issue management and RAID management and reporting Skilled at producing high quality output documents including word and PowerPoint Proven project planning tools and techniques and program planning, including RAID PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document. Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button. Agencies: This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team, NO agency contact is required. Centrica operates a preferred supplier list and when required, will source candidates through these agencies Salary: £30,000 - £40,000, dependent on experience, plus bonus and benefits Location: Staines This job was originally posted as

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