Interim Project Manager


Location: South East - Oxfordshire and Home Counties

Type: Interim

Job Ref: SW1213

Closing Date: 12/07/2019

Job Description

Interim Project Manager

June – September 2019

Rate: £400-£500 per day dependant on experience

2 days per week

Our Local Authority client is implementing a new management information system for their music service.  We require an Interim Project Manager to oversee this process.  The Management Information System (MIS) is a database containing information about parents, pupils, schools and staff. It allows the Music Service to set-up lessons and bill customers for services.

We want a project manager as soon as possible for 2 days a week until the end of September.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate resources to effectively ensure successful execution of the project plan and deliver a quality project

  • Liaise with Music Service admin team, Senior Managers, other services and the new software provider.

  • Work with internal staff to develop and plan the project

  • Develop and maintain project documentation such as project plans, office procedures and Gantt charts

  • Quality assurance of all processes involved in the project

  • Coordinate set-up of testing environment and develop and execute test plans

  • Assist the users in acceptance testing, developing procedures, and updating documentation

  • Act as the point of contact for other services and the software provider or other relevant bodies on selected aspects of the project, as directed by Senior Managers

  • Act as expert resource for the Music Service and including cooperate finance and ICT

Experience

  • Demonstrable success in project management

  • Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office suite of software

  • Substantial experience of software and data system-related project management

  • Demonstrate conceptual understanding of databases including data structures, data flows, data protection and confidentiality.

  • Ability to work within a team to meet established project goals

  • Ability to communicate professionally, concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to generate technical but user-friendly procedural documents

Preferred Qualification

  • BA or BSc degree in a relevant field

  • Ability to manage deliverables during all phases of the project

  • Ability to gather, interpret, and communicate complex ideas

  • Ability to understand business concepts and issues as well as technical systems processes

  • Ability to work independently and as a member or leader of a team with minimal supervision

If you believe this is an assignmnet for you and you are available, please send a full CV quoting reference SW1213

Please note that all successful applicants will be notified within 21 days

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