IT Project Manager | £400-500 per day | | Outside IR35 | Hybrid - up to 2 days a week onsite - Manchester City Centre | 6 Month Contract

**Experience working in the transport, rail, bus or ticketing industry is crucial**

My client is currently looking for a Project Manager to support the Programme Manager in a Transport company. The main deliverable of this role is the production of a Business Case, which will likely be delivered by the successful candidate in the second extension. This will be looking at the following areas:

  • Existing ticketing capability
  • EMV Payments
  • Contactless Capability

**Experience working in the transport, rail, bus, or ticketing industry is crucial**

The ideal candidate will be well-experienced in reviewing high level requirements, engaging with various third parties and governance bodies to create a potential solution, generating the cost for the project, creating a business case…and hopefully delivering said business case!

We are looking for someone who can also be strong and manage stakeholders effectively whilst also working through ambiguity.


  • 5 years' Project Management experience
  • Experience working in Transport, Rail, Bus or Ticketing.
  • Excellent stakeholder management is crucial
  • Relevant experience in project management; project planning, management, financial management, estimation, and decision analysis skills; exceptional focus on delivery (proactive monitoring and remedial action).
  • Experience of managing projects with infrastructure deliverables.
  • Ability to lead and co-ordinate a team of resources across multiple sites.
  • Highly articulate with exceptional communications and inter-personal skills. Must be capable of focusing and maintaining project direction and be able to lead and motivate a team of specialist technical resources.
  • Clear evidence of budget management skills and financial processes and governance.
  • Problem management skills commensurate with those required to manage internal and external resources in scoping and resolution of complex issues.
  • Sound decision making abilities when faced with complex demands and issues that can, and will, arise throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Experience of liaison with IT suppliers in terms of plan deliverables and problem resolution.

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