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Project Manager

  • Job Type :

    Contract

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £80,000 + Benefits

Our client is a prestigious London law firm – they are now looking to recruit a Project Manager to join on an initial 6-month fixed term contract.

Your role will be to deliver every project on time within budget and scope. You will have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis.

Their hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm. The salary on offer is up to £80,000 + Benefits. This role is a 6-month FTC. You will be expected to be in their offices 2 or 3 days a week (flexibility where required).

This is a great Project Manager opportunity to join one of the most prestigious law firms in London!

Your responsibilities as a Project Manager will include:

• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
• Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
• Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
• Ensure resource availability and allocation
• Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
• Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
• Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
• Report and escalate to management as needed
• Manage the relationships with all stakeholders
• Perform risk management
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
• Prepare reports for senior management

Requirements as a Project Manager include:

• Proven experience as a Project Manager/Project Officer
• Ideally you will have experience of working within a law firm
• Thorough understanding of project management techniques and methods
• Outstanding leadership and management skills
• Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to convey technical information to non-technical staff
• Proven track record of delivering multimillion pound programmes to time, cost and quality controls
• Prince II / PMQ / PMP certification essential
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project etc.)