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Jo L.

Average rate
$25–40/hour
  • Joined April 2019

I have 10 years' experience of project management and am confident in all elements of a project from early planning to benefits realisation.

  • Manchester, UK
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Jo L.
Manchester, UK

Experience

Summary

I am a motivated and successful project manager with 10 years experience of complex change projects and research project management. I am confident in all elements of project management from planning, DARIAD management, monitoring progress and delivery.

Work history

The University of Manchester
Business Change Project Manager
I work across the full range of project workstreams, supporting them in their planning and managing the overall business readiness plan. I provide detailed monitoring and reporting against the plan, manage all risks, issues, dependencies and blockers.
The University of Manchester
Research Project Manager (Pilot phase)
I led the set-up of the project across all sites, ensuring regulatory compliance was in place. I communicated project plans to all sites, ensuring compliance with the project protocol and undertook robust monitoring; reporting regularly to the funders.
The University of Manchester
Clinical Trial Project Manager
I managed the trial from set-up to publishing of the final report; ensuring the trial complied with all legal regulations; providing advice and guidance to NHS Trusts and Research Associates; full monitoring and reporting; led weekly project Checkpoints.
Manchester Metropolitan University
Operations Manager (Omega Research Programme)
II planned, monitored, reviewed and reported on the full range of research projects. Liaised with NGO, Governmental and Industry stakeholders on progress of the research. Managed and forecasted programme budget of £5 million. Plan and Chair meetings.

Portfolio

Project release overview slides

These are two slides I created for a project releasing new systems into an existing business. The slides (with codes to maintain client confidentiality) depict the overview of the release and the detail of the various elements new processes alongside the business readiness work.

Microsoft business change plan extract

This is an extract from a 500-line Microsoft Project programme plan for a single workstrand from a programme of work, which was embedding new business processes into an existing operational areas.

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

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