Posted on: 08/09/2023

Job type: Temporary/Contract

Sector: Public Sector

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**Remote Project Manager - Contract Opportunity - Immediate Start**

Job Summary:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Project Manager to join our team in a remote capacity. As a Project Manager in the Public Sector sector, you will be responsible for overseeing major system implementations and delivering complex IT projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in system implementations or migrations, with a proven track record of successful project delivery. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and is passionate about driving positive change in the public sector.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Lead and manage major system implementations within the Public Sector sector, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
- Collaborate with stakeholders, including government agencies, vendors, and internal teams, to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.
- Develop and maintain project plans, including timelines, resource allocation, and risk management strategies.
- Monitor project progress, identify potential issues or roadblocks, and proactively implement corrective actions to ensure project success.
- Coordinate and facilitate project meetings, including kick-off meetings, status updates, and project closure activities.
- Manage project budgets, track expenses, and provide regular financial reports to stakeholders.
- Communicate project status, risks, and issues to key stakeholders, ensuring transparency and alignment throughout the project lifecycle.
- Foster a collaborative and positive team environment, promoting effective communication, knowledge sharing, and continuous improvement.
- Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies related to system implementations and project management in the public sector.

Qualifications and Skills:
- Proven experience as a Project Manager, specifically in delivering complex IT projects within the public sector.
- Strong knowledge and understanding of system implementations or migrations, including familiarity with relevant technologies, methodologies, and tools.
- Excellent project management skills, with the ability to effectively plan, organize, and prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
- Demonstrated experience in managing project budgets, tracking expenses, and providing financial reports.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders and build strong relationships.
- Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a proactive and results-oriented mindset.
- Ability to work independently and remotely, demonstrating self-motivation, discipline, and accountability.
- Familiarity with public sector processes, regulations, and compliance requirements is preferred.
- Proficiency in project management software and tools, such as Microsoft Project, JIRA, or similar platforms.

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Morgan Philips Group is a global talent solutions business that disrupts conventional thinking in executive search, recruitment and talent consulting. We operate in over 18 markets in Europe, North & South America, Asia, and the Middle East & Africa. We understand that the future is digital and social, so we embrace the latest technology, including video ads and CVs, as well as social recruiting. Our innovative services are tailored to the new world of work yet we do not lose sight of the fact that employees be they existing and potential are ultimately human beings.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.


Toby Wallace

Morgan Philips Specialist Recruitment
Second Floor 9 George Square
G2 1QQ Glasgow
United Kingdom

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