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Job Description:

A leading law firm is requiring a Project Manager to join them on a permanent basis at their offices in Southampton with some remote working also available.

The Role

  • This is an opportunity to ensure the successful delivery and governance of IT and business projects. Working within a small team you will be expected to manage end to end delivery on a range of tactical and strategic projects, you will ensure that they deliver the expected business benefits to agreed budgets and timescales.

Skills / Experience Required

  • Understands and complies with Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this role including Data Protection and the duty of confidentiality
  • This is a junior to mid-level role, at least 2 years hands-on project management experience is required
  • Prince2, PMP, MSP or equivalent industry certification.
  • Commercially astute with a strong track record in project financial and supplier management
  • Breadth of experience required, particularly in areas of infrastructure and business facing projects
  • Effective influencing, communication - clearly conveying information via a variety of different methods targeted to varying audiences
  • Expected to manage multiple projects at once so effective prioritisation and organisation is essential
  • Appreciation of project management processes and governance
  • Good understanding of the management of risk, issues, quality, testing, financials and how to work effectively with multi-party stakeholder groups
  • Highly competent user of MS Office products and MS Project
  • Degree level education or equivalent industry experience.
  • Organised and calm in working to high pressure deadlines, motivating individuals and getting involved as required to get the job done
  • Collaborative leadership style and willing to adapt when working with multi-functional teams.
  • A team player who can work closely with people at all levels and challenge others to think on behalf of the business.
  • Passionate about IT and its role in underpinning successful business operations
  • Develops meaningful relationships with the business and is viewed as a trusted advisor who takes their business goals into account

Salary on offer in the region of £40,000 per annum plus the below benefits -

  • 26 days' annual holiday and option to purchase 1 weeks' leave
  • Birthday holiday, should your birthday fall on a working day
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Profit share scheme
  • Private medical insurance including access to a health advice helpline
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme with matched contributions (5% employer pension contribution when employee contributes 3%)
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Critical illness cover
  • MediCare Cash Plan - claim for flu jab, health screening, optical and dental plus a range of wellbeing and health services
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Free parking (Southampton)
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Other

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