Project Manager - HR Systems

Posted 22 December 2021
Salary£450 - £550 per day
Job type Contract
DisciplineProgramme and Project Management Recruitment
Contact NameHannah Lancaster

Job description


Initial 6 month contract, outside IR35, working 1-2 days per week in Peterborough office (Covid pending)

Exciting opportunity available for a Project Manager to join the IT Team working on complex HR system migration programmes. You will take responsibility for delivering a number of small or a portfolio of larger HR Projects (both systems and business change projects) and ensure data is migrated successfully.

Within this role you will:
*Take responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of complex HR projects, directing and counselling project team members, and advising clients/users as necessary on all phases
*Ensure that realistic project, quality, and risk plans are prepared and maintained for projects and sub-projects. Monitors and controls team performance against plans. Maintains effective financial and project progress forecasting, and reports as appropriate
*Monitor and control allocated human and material resources, associated revenue costs and all capital costs against the project budget. Ensures that a change control procedure is in place, and actively used to assess the effect of changes to the projects on costs, timescale and/or resource needs and reports these to project sponsors
*Lead one or more project teams; allocating and monitoring tasks, motivating staff and appraising individual performance
*Ensure that projects are formally closed and, where appropriate, subsequently reviewed, and that lessons learned are captured and appropriate action taken.
*Evaluate and make recommendations/decisions on technical options as appropriate, actively contributing to organisation's technical strategies

What you'll need:
*Experience of managing HR Projects
*Solid experience in Project Management
*Significant experience managing large projects and multiple, concurrent IT projects
*Passionate about technology
*Exceptional stakeholder management and communication skills; able to inspire and influence teams and senior exec alike
*Ability to manage multiple projects, assign and manage work activities, meet deadlines and develop project management reporting in a timely and effective manner
*Excellent written and verbal communications and analytical skills required