Senior Project Manager Jobs in Northampton – England – UK at Opus LGSS

Title: Senior Project Manager

Company: Opus LGSS

Location: Northampton – England – UK

Type: Temporary

Category: Management, Engineering

Salary: Salary 22 GBP Hourly GBP 22 HOUR

About the job:

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager on behalf of Northamptonshire County Council, to define, develop and deliver corporate projects that are large scale (>£250k), with a high degree of complexity and risk, serving LGSS partners and customers. As part of the Transformation Team, provide project management leadership in order to deliver the overall programme of successful business change and sustainable improvements. Accountable for the planning, delivery and monitoring of change projects; from feasibility to project closure stages, including transition to operational teams across LGSS, its partners and customers.


To define and agree business requirements, undertaking all planning and coordination of the project. Required to recommend appropriate solutions and is ultimately accountable for delivering a solution that meets the service needs.

To ensure all stakeholders and their degree of interest in a project/project outcome are identified. To actively engage with the SRO and other stakeholders during the course of a project and communicate effectively to ensure expectations are met, the solution is successfully delivered and benefits realised.

To comply with Prince2 and the LGSS PMO standards to ensure that projects are defined, governed and managed as appropriate.

To work within an allocated budget, responsible for the monitoring and reporting of all budgetary spend. Responsible for ensuring the budget does not exceed constraints as set out by the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO). The post holder is expected to forecast spend and identify potential issues or risks related to resources through the life of a project.

To forecast and secure resources required for project work and monitoring spend for each project, making appropriate adjustments within agreed limits in order to see a project through to successful conclusion.

To manage the work allocation and priorities of the project team, whilst remaining accountable for the overall outcome of the project. Responsible for defining the work programme, including potential procurement processes, appropriate products, standards and timescales in accordance with LGSS PMO standards. to ensure that the project delivers quality products to time and within budget.

Demonstrate awareness/understanding of equal opportunities and other people’s behavioural, physical, social and welfare needs.

To ensure that reasonable care is taken at all times for the health, safety and welfare of yourself and other persons, and to comply with the policies and procedures relating to health and safety within the department.

To carry out any other duties which fall within the broad spirit, scope and purpose of this job description and which are commensurate with the grade of the post.


Graduate level or equivalent professional qualification or relevant senior management experience.

Post-graduate qualification or recognised professional training in programme/project management.

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