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Project Management Capability Improvement Consultant
London, United Kingdom · Contract · Multiple Roles

We are a specialist project management consultancy who are proud to work with some of the biggest organisations in the UK and internationally. Our clients include FTSE100 firms across various sectors including Financial Services, Energy, Infrastructure and more. We also advise and work closely with central and local government organisations. Our team are renowned for our work on the development of industry best practice but more importantly we pride ourselves on helping our clients improve their capability to deliver sustainable value to their customers.  


We are looking for project, programme and portfolio management (P3M) experts to support our continued growth and aspirations. You will work as part of a team on engagements that are focussed on improving our client’s capability to manage and deliver change - with project portfolios ranging from £50m to £5bn per annum. The role is primarily remote but depending on the engagement, 1-2 days per week on client sites across UK may be required.  


A proven project delivery track record is critical, along with demonstrable experience of consultancy and/or advisory type roles.  

Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous experience in consulting organisations working across multiple sectors 

  • Experience of leading teams to deliver large complex projects and managing multiple stakeholders and priorities 

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team leadership skills 

  • Ability to work collaboratively and adapt as necessary to achieve the desired outcomes 

  • Well-organised with a customer-orientated approach 

  • Knowledge of P3M methods, governance frameworks and assurance frameworks and ability to integrate these into existing procedures 

  • Experience in conducting project, programme and portfolio assurance reviews 

  • Ability to provide advice on project/programme initiation and delivery as well as portfolio management 

  • Experience in improvement planning, including Target Operating Model design and business change initiatives 

  • Experience in the design and development of competence frameworks and career pathways  

  • Coaching, mentoring and leadership development skills 

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification(s) 

  • Relevant P3M qualifications (e.g. APM, PMI, Axelos)  

We want you to succeed, have fun and be happy to work at Firewood. We hold all our team members to very high standards and we have a healthy and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

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