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Project Manager

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
up to £600 per day inside IR35
Closing date
15 Jun 2024
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Project Manager


Location: Cheltenham - Expectation of 3 days per week on-site

Duration: 12 months

Rate: up to £600pd 

Clearance: Candidates must currently hold the highest level of UK Government security clearance "Green badge" (There is no scope to undergo clearance checks prior to starting). UKSV/MOD clearances are not eligible for this role.


Role Description

You will lead the delivery of projects working directly for our key clients embedded into their major programmes.

You must be able to appreciate complex practical, technical, and commercial issues and to work with a broad range of stakeholders; leading project teams that are either local to you or distributed across multiple sites.

In your role, you'll enable organisations to achieve maximum benefits from digital transformation and innovative operations. You'll work directly with clients, identifying, shaping and managing better delivery capabilities. You'll be supported to lead your own work packages or Agile delivery teams.


Skills and experience

A working knowledge and demonstrable experience in all or some of the following areas:

  • APMP or Prince2 qualified
  • Practical experience of Agile / Scrum would be highly desirable
  • Experience of leading and motivating teams towards successful delivery
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Customer Focused; delivers a high level of customer services to our external and internal customers
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
  • The ability to manage all aspects of project delivery including forecasting, planning, risk and change management and financial reporting
  • An ability to communicate in written and verbal form with people at every level.



  • You will be responsible for managing projects and directing project teams
  • As a project manager, you will be responsible for the end-to-end project management lifecycle using it to ensure your projects meet the needs of your clients and the needs of supplier.
  • In your role you will be responsible for the delivery of our contracted work to time, cost and quality.
  • Being able to engage with a broad range of stakeholders, and possessing the skills needed to consult with your clients, is essential to this role.
  • You will uphold the highest standards of integrity and show a commitment to our Equality, Diversity and inclusion agenda.


The Individual 

The right candidate will also:

  • Have excellent communication, listening, stakeholder management and influencing skills. You’ll be able to manage client relationships, engage constructively with multiple stakeholders and lead delivery teams.
  • Enjoy turning your hand to new challenges and will be keen to learn, whilst also wanting to support others within our diverse multi-disciplinary teams. You must also be able to successfully manage the commercial and quality performance of projects and proactively deploy a range of techniques to control delivery, cost, manage risk and change.
  • Experience of leading and directing teams and resources. Able to motivate self and teams, deal with conflict and create a collaborative team culture to meet client requirements.
  • A strong element of a client relationship management and people leadership. Excellent communication skills.


Company info
Linenhall House
88-90 Watergate Street

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