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Project Manager

Abacus Professional Recruitment

  • Belfast
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 01/12/2017
  • Alex Noble
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Our client based in Belfast is currently looking to recruit an experienced project manager to join their growing legal firm.


Are you an experienced project manager within the professional services industry?

Do you have experience of client service and problem solving leadership?

Would you like to work for a leading global company with excellent career opportunities?

We have a very exciting role to join one of our prestigious clients based in Belfast City Centre. If interested called Alex, in confidence, on 02890 313157 or email

This rapidly growing team is responsible for the development, implementation, and delivery of Merger & Acquisition and Regulatory & Compliance contract solutions for their clients. The individual must be driven with extensive project management experience with a strong sense of delivery and client satisfaction.

The Project Manager will:

  • Manage and implement multiple large scale, complex projects or multiple, smaller scale projects. The projects will entail managing a client-facing deliverable

  • As such, the PM will be asked to:

    • Work with the project stakeholders to define project scope and objectives

    • Develop and manage a project plan

    • Launch projects

    • Manage budgets, client communications and resources

    • Measure and report on project performance using appropriate metrics

    • Identify risks and issues and develop appropriate mitigation plans

    • Proactively manage and monitor execution of deliverables and status

    • Manage the critical path, dependencies, and contingencies

    • Ensure the project stakeholders' expectations are understood and managed

    • Effectively manage changes in scope

    • Ensure that the project team follows all methodologies and quality assurance processes

    • Manage junior and senior team members and develop appropriate training plans

    • Effectively leverage technology systems to support delivery effort

  • Managing complex projects

  • Effectively and efficiently operate in a deadline driven environment in order to meet client expectations.

  • Work in conjunction with the Project Sales and Architecture teams, building client understanding, confidence, and enthusiastic acceptance for proposed solutions, resulting in the business winning the proposed work

  • Be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of autonomy and accountability.

Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Prince2 or PMI certified
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience of project leadership and meticulous attention to detail

  • Minimum 2 years' experience of client service and problem solving leadership within a Professional Services firm

  • Experience of team leadership

  • Relentless focus on clients' needs and consistently raises the bar on service excellence

  • Operates independently, with no supervision

  • Superb time management, judgement, decision-making and problem solving skills

  • Regular coaching and mentoring of more junior team members

  • Thrives in both individual and collaborative team environments

  • High-impact communication and presentation skills

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (including PowerPoint and Excel. MS Project experience highly recommended)

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in Financial Services Contracts

Please submit your application or call the specialist consultant in Abacus Recruitment on 028 9031 3157 for a confidential career discussion or explore other jobs in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dublin or London.

With 100 years' experience in our team, Abacus is one of NI's most established recruitment brands. We can advise on jobs, CVs, interviews and salaries across permanent, contract and temporary employment.

If you know someone who wants to move a career to NI, then tell them about or follow @AbacusJobs

Ref: BBBH13770_1510827795
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