Our major digital travel client is looking for a experienced senior project manager to lead their teams in a series of operational and technical projects
Senior Project Manager
"The Senior Project Manager will ensure the team's roadmaps/plans focus on agreed business priorities, dependencies and strategies - designed based on data and business needs, and deliver against the shared objectives & goals"
Roles and Responsibilities
Sets and executes technical or operational plans within the Talent function. Either as a senior individual professional or team leader.
Be involved and provide input in technical or operational plans within a professional discipline.
Sets objectives and delivers results within a wider operational area.
Manager or very senior professional with advanced / well developed knowledge of Project Management theory and principles.
Own the successful delivery of the end-to-end project lifecycle.
Lead independently low / medium complexity projects with global impact (cross-functional) driving them through execution, analysis, recommendation and implementation.
Apply change management processes and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiative.
Engage and influence stakeholders at all levels inside and if required outside of the organisation: work collaboratively with business unit partners and corporate support teams to drive enterprise strategy execution and partner on segment or functional strategy projects.
Communicate project insights and recommendations across all stakeholders.
Track and report progress; Creates clear planning documents together with involved departments.
Day to day operations with external partners (tracking budget, etc etc).
Support and mentor other Project Manager/PMO colleagues with delivery, sharing best practice and upskilling juniors. (Where applicable) Manage and develop a small team of Project Managers/ specialists/ coordinators.
Take ownership of implementing agreed parts of strategic direction of the team on line with annual objectives (V2MOM).
Effective communication in 1:1 environment and small & medium groups. Strong influencer in 1:1 environment and small groups.
Impact and Delivery
Scoping, planning and delivery of projects with limited/medium complexity independently. Scoping, planning and delivery of projects with high complexity with supervision. Able to manage multiple projects.
Solid understanding of a department. Able to flag issues in a project and able to propose proper solutions.
Ability to influence up to Director level and productively interact with Sr. Director level.
Indicative Problem Space & Stakeholders
Own a complex project / workstream. Main stakeholders in the project are around Manager / Senior Manager level.
Proficiency Levels for Competencies
You have an understanding based on what you have learned and your experience at work
Your experience is used in core/common tasks and you seek help for complex scenarios
You have a practical understanding of concepts based upon independent application at work
Your independence allows you to complete most tasks and you only seek support in unique scenarios