Project Manager

Role profile: Role Profile Level 4
PQE: Not applicable
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Division: Business Services
Team: Projects
Location: Liverpool
The Firm

Weightmans is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2021 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK, we are immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people.

The Department

Our Business Change team is a dedicated team responsible for the delivery of projects aimed at driving efficiency, improving quality and enhancing value for our clients.

The role
  • Providing project management for projects / business change initiatives through the use of appropriate and agreed project management methodology.
  • Such project management will include, but is not limited to:
    • Starting up a project
    • Initiating a project
    • Controlling a stage
    • Managing product delivery
    • Managing stage boundaries
    • Closing a project   
    • Working closely with in house teams to understand the business requirement for the project.
    • Developing effective working relationships and ongoing management processes for the project.
    • Defining the deliverables, resource requirements and work planning for the project and managing through to completion.
    • Ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget
    • Managing, monitoring and motivating cross functional teams assigned to the projects
  • Working with and supporting the wider Business Change Department.

 This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

The person specification
  • Proven solid project management experience
  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Experience with project budgeting and control
  • Good “customer” facing skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects in parallel
  • Proven ability to deliver projects with tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to juggle projects and resources with changing requirements and priorities
  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Proven ability to support implemented processes and ensure project teams and customers adhere to these
  • Proven ability to work effectively with senior management 
  • Experience of agile project management methodology
  • Lean Six Sigma knowledge / certification desirable
  • Prince 2 knowledge / qualified practitioner desirable
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Creative thinker with the ability to engage with users to bring ideas to life.
  • Good IT skills.
Other Information

Please note:

  • Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.


  • The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.


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