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Project and Programme Management – What’s the difference?

Having worked in Technical Change recruitment for several years now, I’ve worked with a variety of businesses and individuals, many of which have different definitions and explanations of what Project and Programme Management means to them. While the skill sets of Project and Programme Managers can be interchangeable once a certain level of experience is … Continue reading “Project and Programme Management – What’s the difference?”

Technical Change Management Salary and Pay Rate Benchmarking 2016

I’m Rachel, Tech Lead at Futureheads and I’ve put together a salary guide for technical change management roles, to give candidates and clients a snapshot of pay rate across business analysis, project management and programme management. Business Analysis Contract: Junior: £150 – £250/day Mid-weight: £250 – £400/day Senior/Lead: £400 – £550/day Head of: £550 – … Continue reading “Technical Change Management Salary and Pay Rate Benchmarking 2016”

What makes a great Project Manager?

Leadership and people skills are even more important than methodology and project management tools Since my six months on the Project Management team here at Futureheads, I’ve learnt that it’s hard to define exactly what makes a ‘great’ Project Manager. Of course, a good Project Manager is someone who can consistently deliver, on time and … Continue reading “What makes a great Project Manager?”

How to Nail that Freelance Digital Project Manager/Producer Interview

Hiring a freelance Digital Project Manager/Producer is a very speedy process. It is normally just a one stage interview which means that it is even more important that you are able to demonstrate yourself and your skills clearly and confidently. So how do you portray your best self in just one hour or less? Preparation … Continue reading “How to Nail that Freelance Digital Project Manager/Producer Interview”

Project Management: Changing Role of the Resource Manager and Top Resource Scheduling Tools to Use

Hi there! I’m a resourcer on the Project Management team here at Futureheads Recruitment and after attending a recent Resource Managers event, I was inspired to write this blog piece on the changing role of the Resource Manager. We now live in a fast-changing digital world, where standing still is the same as going backwards … Continue reading “Project Management: Changing Role of the Resource Manager and Top Resource Scheduling Tools to Use”

A Digital Project Manager’s Tools

In the Project Management world, organisation is everything and since the projects can be incredibly complex, the clients super demanding, and the techies extremely…. well… techie, it’s understandable that PMs might occasionally need a hand. Yes, even those high-powered, uber-efficient, Waterfall-Agile-Scrum-Master-Ninja-PMs could use a little help from time to time. To this end, a mini industry has … Continue reading “A Digital Project Manager’s Tools”

Writing A Winning Project Management CV

Photo: Startup Stock Photos If you’re currently part of the job search market and are on the lookout for your next Project Management role, the first place to start is by working on writing a winning CV. A well written CV helps paint a picture of who you are, what you’ve achieved and what you … Continue reading “Writing A Winning Project Management CV”