Commercial Project Manager

Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£45,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted
01 Feb 2019
Closes
15 Feb 2019
Ref
13978833/001
Contact
Jamie Gilbert
Position/Level
Senior Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Commercial Project Manager based in Reading for leading Utilities company

Client Details

Commercial Project Manager - Reading - Utilities

Description

Commercial Project Manager

Take ownership of complex projects from quality and best practice planning through to completion of the handover phase including completing post implementation review activities to ensure the project/change is successful. Ensuring objectives and potential risks are clearly identified at the outset and escalated to the appropriate level in a timely fashion. Demonstrate ability and encourage others and be a trusted QA resource. Develop complex business cases to support the project and understand and work to the financial governance model. Be able to challenge team thinking to identify and create alternative means of approach and solution finding. Share expertise and encourage/demonstrate team working. Be accountable for and demonstrate reliability and delivery of any and all commitments.

  • Lead and manage project(s) with reports, suppliers, shared services and contractors, performance and financial management as appropriate
  • Present project progress via regular status reporting, ensuring all key documentation and reports are delivered on time, reported and progress meetings are adhered to
  • Embed the Commercial programme assurance governance throughout our projects, including developing a risk management culture through RAIDO (Risks, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies and Opportunities) log management
  • Ensure delivery of excellent customer service to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Build and maintain an extensive network of cross functional relationships in order to facilitate stakeholder management and increase the chances of project success.
  • Ensure we become a learning and data led organisation by carrying our post implementation reviews and contributing to the continuous improvement of project management methodology
  • Ensure that project delivery and change management methodologies are focussed on benefit realisation and demonstrable embedded change and transition to business as usual.
  • Use your area of expertise to support delivery as a recognised expert
  • Support the senior project manager in leading the Commercial programme management and change initiative across the lifecycle of our strategic projects

Profile

You will be influential and engaging with your approach to stakeholder management; building trust in line with your confidence and ability to make decisive, informed decisions.

Your project management experience will be within a complex multi-site environment, where you have had to be proactive in resolving potential difficulties and overcoming barriers.

You will need strong attention to detail, an analytical and problem solving mind set with strong written skills and the ability to produce presentation material to a high quality for senior audiences

Job Offer

Commercial Project Manager - Reading - Utilities

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