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Senior Project Manager

Date: 13-Apr-2021

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 11642 
Job Title Senior Project Manager 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department Group Projects (10000926) 
Location 55 Baker Street 

 

Our Strategy, Risk and Operations team are looking to recruit a Senior Project Manager to join there successful team. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Projects Department based in our London Head office.  In this position you will own and oversee a number of projects and you will be responsible for ensuring Knight Frank deliveries successful and high value Projects and Programmes.

 

In the Senior Project Manager role your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Accountability for one or more projects (delivery through others may feature)
  • Ensuring your projects focus on the business change as well as any technical development, ensuring a fully rounded project delivery.
  • Ensuring Scope (In scope and out of scope) is clearly defined, approved at initiation and managed and controlled throughout delivery.
  • identify risks, issue, dependencies and assumptions and work to communicate, manage, escalate and mitigate (or accept in certain circumstances) them successfully throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Ensure clear roles and responsibilities are set at project initiation across the extended project delivery and stakeholder team, ensuring people understand their responsibilities and commitments associated with these.
  • Ensure appropriate stakeholder engagement, encouraging the business to identify value in solutions, be involved in shaping solutions and remain engaged with projects throughout their lifecycle
  • Line management of a junior project team members
  • Ensure Project spend is periodically reviewed against business case, to ensure timely identification of any overspend risks and appropriate senior review to confirm validity of ongoing business case.

 

You will have 5+ years’ experience in a direct project management role and will have 10+ years’ experience of working in a Project environment.  You will have previous experience of line management and will be experienced of managing both business and technical projects. You will have a Project Management qualification (Prince 2 Practitioner, PMP or APMP) and will have experience of managing the end to end delivery of projects / full project lifecycle.

 

 

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