Based with a statutory body based in Dublin City Centre, this position will be offered on a contract basis for an initial 6 months. The successful candidate will work on specific projects related to the movement to a hybrid working model within the organisation. The Project Manager will be expected to understand the goals and objectives of the project and work in a practical way to translate overall goals into achievable tasks.
Assist in the review of project milestones, risks, issues and decisions and communications with staff
Assist with the development of a broad range of relevant policies, procedures, working arrangements etc. to enable the successful implementation of blended working arrangements.
Undertake relevant surveys, collate feedback and develop action plans, facilitate feedback from pilots and collate relevant data necessary to support the project.
Develop plans towards the optimal usage of audio-visual systems and facilities within a blended working environment.
Engage with relevant stakeholders as appropriate, including HR and training, IT, facilities, suppliers, Finance, Communication and contribute to the implementation of related activities in these areas.
Attend regular working group and sub-group meetings to review work in progress and ensure key milestones are being achieved.
Work with the working group to establishing appropriate channels of communication around the project, to focus on internal as well as external stakeholders (official agencies, government departments, public etc.). Feed into communications activities as appropriate.
Facilitate the implementation of any relevant training for staff related to the project.
Act as a point of contact with both internal and external stakeholders as necessary, resolving or escalating issues in a timely fashion
Keep abreast of developments in the implementation of blended working in both public and private sectors.
Manage proposed costings and outlays in relation to any related spend. Negotiate with third party suppliers in relation to any services provided, as necessary.
Strong project management skills and previous experience of managing a similar assignment is essential
Can deliver on / support delivery of HR / people projects on time and within budget
Ideally, knowledge and experience of the public sector, with some people management experience
Experience of using the Microsoft Office software suite including Word / Excel and knowledge and competency in the use of a range of other software packages and tools utilised in remote / blended working environments e.g. GoToMeeting/GoToTraining/Microsoft Teams etc. Ideally, will have some level of technical background/skills.
A formal qualification in project management such as PRINCE2 or PMP certification is desirable
Excellent judgement and decision-making skills
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Financial management of projects and knowledge of Government procurement is desirable but not essential
Data collation and communication skills
For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Eoghan Dalton.