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GDPR Agile Delivery Manager (contract) - various locations

GDPR Agile Delivery Manager (contract) - various locations

Job Title: GDPR Agile Delivery Manager (contract) - various locations
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: GDPRDM12042018_1523562130
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email: n.wilson@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: April 12, 2018 20:42

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to join a leading Public sector organisation based in London as an agile GDPR Delivery manager.

Contract length - 9 months
Rate - £575 p/day (INSIDE IR35)
Location - London, Liverpool, Norwich or Bristol

●Project managing one or more agile work-streams to help deliver the GDPR programme at pace.
●The postholder will need to influence peers and senior managers across the company to ensure project objectives are delivered, effective plans are in place, implementation is evaluated robustly and delivery remains focussed on outcomes.
●This is a high profile programme of work with significant board level engagement.

Key Accountabilities

*Manage and monitor projects using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning and iterating frequently
*Create and maintain appropriate project plans, schedules and other documents to ensure effective project delivery
*Build and maintain strong working relationships across the team, including matrix management as appropriate to ensure projects are monitored and delivered against agreed milestones
*Gain a detailed understanding of policy and operational issues affecting project delivery and sharing of knowledge across the DTP team
*Manage risks and issues, using initiative to respond to minor day to day changes in priorities and escalating where necessary
*Consolidate information and project progress via simple and effective reporting processes to the GDPR Coordinator
*Ensure the GDPR Coordinator is kept fully briefed of project progress and any significant issues affecting project delivery
*Lead discussions with project teams to determine project status and managing associated dependencies across the projects by working collaboratively with other workstream leads, GDPR Coordinator
*Ensuring that customer needs and perspectives are properly collated and fed into product development
*Providing adequate communication materials that support the wider communication strategy.

Skills/Capabilities

●An open, positive and 'can do' attitude that builds confidence and credibility both within the team and across stakeholder groups
●Well developed analytical, organisational and problem solving skills. Uses information to challenge the status quo and inspires the confidence of stakeholders
●Ability to make difficult decisions by assessing the complexities involved against the need to act whilst escalating decision making to the right level
●Strong stakeholder management skills, including the ability to engage and influence in complex customer environments
●An excellent communicator and the gravitas to build credible peer relationships with decision makers
●Ability to drive efficient and effective ways of working through continuous improvement in support of establishing the Crown Commercial Service as a centre of procurement excellence in all that it does
●Working knowledge of communications as an effective means of giving, receiving, processing and interpreting information
●Team player that works collaboratively to achieve common goals.
●Exemplifies positive customer service behaviours and promotes a culture focused on ensuring customer needs are met and or exceeded.


Qualifications, Education, Experience and Training

●Degree level professional qualification or equivalent working knowledge/experience
●Minimum of 2 years proven Project Management experience, preferably in an agile delivery environment
●Proven experience balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity
●Experienced in matrix-managing multi-disciplinary teams
●Stakeholder and relationship management experience within a complex business environment
●Knowledge of technical/digital project management is preferable but not essential.

Please apply to this advertisement ASAP for consideration or get in touch with Nathan Wilson at Lawrence Harvey direct - contract GDPR recruitment specialist.

(E) n.wilson@lawrenceharvey.com
(T) 02033273071

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