Prince 2 Project Manager - Bideford

Posted 218 days ago
£300per day
Closing Date: 13 November 2021
Part Time Temporary

Our local authority client is looking for an organised and experienced candidate to undertake the role of Project Manager. You will be required to manage the transition of projects to a new company that will run a range of sports and leisure activities in the local area.


- Rate of pay £300-£400 per day plus holiday pay

- Approximately 3 days per week between Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm

- 22.2 hours per week

- Initial 6-month contract with the possibility of further opportunities

- Friendly working environment

- Car parking on site


- To lead, manage and deliver an agreed set of projects, working to deadlines and within budgets, balancing priorities, and resources to deliver the work plan.

- To proactively identify opportunities to improve work processes.

- Prepare business cases as needed and support managers to lead and manage change.

- Persuading others of the benefits of new ways of working, organising relevant demonstrations and training, promoting different ways of working, and supporting colleagues to adopt different approaches.

- To work with colleagues across services, initiating meetings, tracking progress, and alerting relevant managers to any delays.

- Support Service Managers to develop and deliver service improvement plans.

- Negotiate effectively with outside suppliers to obtain best value for money for the Authority and to mediate where standards have fallen below those expected.

- Ensure good communication around individual projects and the wider work-plan, making sure that all relevant colleagues are aware of timescales and are ready to input when needed.


- Extensive proven experience of project management and delivery.

- Demonstrable record of achievement in project management including prince 2 Practitioners Certificate.

- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to deal with officers and members at all levels.

- Ability to provide direction and influence staff on service improvement and related issues.

- Ability to write clear and concise reports, letters and electronic communications.

- An understanding of company formation, structure and optimisation

- Experience in the leisure industry is desirable

Contract length: 6 months

Part-time hours: 22.2 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: £300.00-£400.00 per day


  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday


  • Project Management: 1 year (required)

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