Project Manager

Posted by Agilisys Guernsey

As a member of Agilisys Guernsey’s Projects team, you will be responsible for the management and successful delivery of a number of projects within the States of Guernsey IT portfolio. Reporting to the Head of Projects you will be accountable for driving successful delivery of projects to a high quality, to time and budget. Working to the standards set out in the Agilisys’ project management methodology, you will be expected to work to maximise the success of the projects you lead and manage the stakeholders, clients and project deliverables to help you achieve this.

Job Duties

  • Plan, monitor and manage multiple projects and lead project teams through all phases of the project lifecycle to time and quality indicators.
  • Effectively develop and manage stakeholder relationships and customer expectations in the delivery of projects demonstrated through high satisfaction scores in customer feedback.
  • Ensure commercial assurance of projects through the effective review and monitoring of projects and programmes within the account from the proposal stage.
  • Manage the production of the required commercial outcomes, whilst ensuring the delivery teams meet the technical and quality standards expected while ensuring the same levels of quality within the client’s portfolio.
  • Ensure customer billing is executed as per the parameters defined within the contractual obligations and commercials are managed appropriately.
  • Maintain a high level of utilisation through billable project delivery activity.
  • Manage and ensure all aspects of a project lifecycle are delivered within the client’s portfolio, including but not limited to:
  • Developing project plans including resource and cost estimates for the delivery teams
  • Actively use Projects Hub for all project-related artefacts
  • Managing project issues and risks (including the development of issue resolution and risk mitigation plans)
  • Forecasting and managing resources with local PMO function
  • Change control and configuration management
  • Customer and internal reporting through agreed reporting lines both in status presentations and highlight reports
  • Manage goods and services provided by third-party suppliers

Your skills

  • Passion and enthusiasm to drive and deliver business improvement, demonstrating initiative and commerciality in achieving results. 
  • Successfully passed PRINCE2 at Foundation and Practitioner level. 
  • Detailed knowledge of industry recognised project management methodologies in addition to PRINCE2. 
  • Competent in the use and application of MS Project and MS Excel functionality. 
  • Demonstrable experience in managing projects simultaneously and delivering business benefit to the client. 
  • Demonstrable experience in budget management and commercial performance management against targets. 
  • Demonstrable client, team and stakeholder engagement and communication skills.
  • Ability to engage in a culture of continuous learning and development.
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in all aspects of the project lifecycle. 
  • Ability to agree and baseline customer requirements through effective stakeholder engagement. 
  • Demonstrable experience of effective leadership within a customer-facing projects unit. 
  • Proven experience in effectively coaching, mentoring and motivating project teams. 
  • Understanding of core project financial disciplines such as profit and loss accounting, revenue, cost and cash flow forecasting.
  • Please note, applicants must have legal eligibility to reside and work in Guernsey.