Assignment Detail

Interim Project Manager

Location: Anywhere (UK) - Oxford

Type: Interim

Rate: £0,450 to £0,475

Job Ref: SW1308

Closing Date: Closed

Job Description

Interim Project Manager

£475 per day

3 months +

 We are looking for an Interim Project Manager for a period of 3 months to help local authority client with a number of important ongoing projects.  We need someone to;

  • Lead politically sensitive complex projects and programmes on behalf of the Directors / Senior Management Team. 
  • Produce high quality project documentation establishing project objectives and benefits, metrics, risk, and financial data in addition to cost / benefit analysis to prioritise scope / phasing of deliverables with associated production of detailed project plans and an assurance framework.
  • Be accountable for the successful development and management of projects to ensure that they are delivered using recognised project management standards including leading on the delivery of all stakeholder engagement and communications activities.
  • Define and set-up the project organisation structure and governance, assembling team members with agreement of appropriate line managers. Leading/chairing regular core project meetings establishing also robust monitoring and escalation arrangements.
  • Direct and manage multi-disciplinary project teams (using a formal matrix approach) to ensure successful delivery of projects objectives and outcomes
  • Be accountable for project delivery (in terms of output, quality, and financials) with the ability also to hold others successfully accountable for delivery including professionally challenging both senior managerial and operational leads.
  • Lead procurement programmes and contract implementation on behalf of service owners
  • Manage Service and Business Improvement Project Officers
  • Agree and manage the project resources/budgets on behalf of the SRO in accordance with the council’s policies and procedures

You will be a graduate with at least five years project management experience and have a formal qualification (Practitioner level) in project or programme management.

Interested?  Please send your CV quoting reference SW1308.





Macallam Interim Resourcing
Head Office
55 Grove Road
North Yorkshire

+44 (0)7702 630536


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