Transistion Project Manager
Job Description Balfour Beatty already has a multi-billion pound turnover and market-leading divisions in professional services, construction, support services and infrastructure investments – and we’re determined to become a truly world-class business. We will achieve this not only via organic growth in our operating companies but by exploiting our unique integrated capabilities to the full. Job Title: Transition Project Manager Location: Flexible - travel requiredLength of Contract:6 months Requirements • Experience of managing projects & change within multi-disciplinary businesses essential • Experience of operating in medium –large scale complex organisations with diverse stakeholder communities desirable • Shared service environment experience desirable • Procurement transformation experience essential • Good understanding of related industry and working in a multiple Operating Company environment desirable • Strong change management experience essential • Experience of transitioning Divisions into a shared service and strong continuous improvement and project experience desirable • Ability to communicate and present effectively across many levels of the organization essential • Good interpersonal skills, inclusive of conflict resolution and relationship management essential • Demonstrated ability to influence key stakeholders at all levels of the business essential • Strong leadership and project management skills essential • Excellent organisation skills • Excellent customer service orientation essential • Must be flexible to travel Responsibilities The Transition Project Manager will define and implement the project management disciplines for transition and change projects. Acting as Project Manager/Transition Manager on prioritised initiatives and ensuring delivery on time and in budget. VALUE: • Adopt the established project framework for each transition and change project and scope a level of detail needed to deliver across multiple Operating Companies. • Develop and manage project governance processes and determine the project management approach with key stakeholders for each project • Develop , manage and co-ordinate the transition plan that recognises other associated business dependencies and projects • Apply a risk management and risk mitigation methodology to enable transparency at both project run and project board level. • Work with Balfour Beatty WorkSmart(BBWS) Supply Chain Development to determine development and migration of new ways of working, underpinned with policy and processes • Undertake project deliverables with business requirements analysis • Take a lead role with stakeholder workshops to scope business and operational requirements and where necessary undertake process flow analysis to determine current status, the gap and future state. • Produce regular project status reports and board approval papers • Keep abreast of project management developments to ensure the programme and BBWS continually improves its ability to deliver timely, cost effective projects • Liaise with service delivery teams to continually improve transition and change project delivery and resolve queries • Where applicable define and continually develop project management methodology GOVERNANCE: • Develop and manage project governance processes and determine the project management approach with key stakeholders for each project • Ensure project adherence • Liaise with stakeholders to ensure smooth implementation of transition projects • Ensure project risks are transparent and reported to the correct levels in a timely manner. LEADERSHIP: • Guide Operational Leads on project management approach to ensure adherence • Proactively identify improvements in project management processes to continually improve effectiveness
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