Job Description

Project Professional

A Project Professional with Controls exper is required to work on a 12 month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Cumbria.

This is a 12 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Project Professional contract role

The ability to carry out a full range of activities in support of project management, given responsibility for aspects of a project and facilitating the effective delivery of projects/programmes.

  • Support bid and tendering processes, gathering and compiling data.
  • Contribute to the development of project definitions. Support the development of project plans.
  • Prepare analyses and collate data (including determining the availability of resources) to support the effective development of more detailed plans.
  • Gather data, update project plans and generate project progress reports on behalf of the project manager.
  • Monitor, within defined frameworks and in assigned areas, activities carried out on projects/programmes to support their effective delivery.
  • Maintain project documentation. Identify and expedite actions to respond to issues and deviations from the contract.
  • Support the resolution of problems and issues to facilitate development of timely and effective solutions.
  • Deputising for the Project Leader as required.
  • Assist Control Account Managers in the Project Planning and Control Processes.
  • Identify and expedite actions to respond to issues and deviations from project plans.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders to meet their requirements, and lead in swift resolution of major issues.
  • Support the Risk & opportunity Management processes.

The role is based in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria - commutable from Carnforth, Milnthorpe, Lancaster, Morecambe, Penrith, Workington, Whitehaven and The Lake District

If you are a Project Professional looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Project opportunities please contact Kris Foston on kfoston@outsource-uk.co.uk or phone 0161 694 9200

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