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Senior Project Manager

Job Description

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the successful delivery of IT changes. You will manage project resources, stakeholders, cross functional activities, and dependencies to deliver projects on time, budget and to quality, ensuring alignment to scope with closely managed risks/issues and with a focus on meeting the defined business objectives.

The range of technologies, systems, and business functions you will have exposure to makes this role incredibly exciting and an opportunity to grow your skillset. We are looking for high energy levels and a genuine passion to deliver to the highest standard.

Ideally you will have experience in delivering previous IT Projects including Modern Desktop, Device Management (Windows, Mobile) Microsoft Azure, O365, cloud technologies. 

Your role:

  • Defining the Project Scope (including Out of Scope) & approach

  • Engage business functional or IT stakeholders to establish project sponsorship, and collaboratively Project Initiation Documents.

  • Validating the project budget against the project scope

  • Ensuring all internal Lifecycle processes are followed.

  • Delivery of the project, adhering to the agreed methodology

  • Formal ‘Business As Usual Handover’ upon completion of project delivery

  • Identifying, mobilising and leading a team of SME’s

  • Establish project plans and initiate project mobilisation including scope, budget, resources, roles and responsibilities

  • Create and maintain accurate, up-to-date project plans, continually revising to reflect changes in the project – and manage third party providers to ensure adherence to planning expectations

  • Creation & ongoing management of the detailed Project Plan, Risks & Issues Log, High-Level & Milestone Plans

  • Manage project financials including initial estimates, budgets and forecasts

  • Create and maintain accurate Risk / Assumption / Issues / Dependencies (RAID) logs and ensure that the relevant parties are involved in addressing each factor

  • Manage project resource allocation, co-ordinating resources to meet project objectives

  • Monitor and control execution of projects, whether delivered by an internal or third-party team

  • Provide leadership and decision-making support by establishing project governance. Chair project meetings ensuring the participation of the relevant stakeholders in decision-making

  • Develop delivery life cycle documentation as per the internal method requirements and governance framework

  • Facilitate project completion and transition to Service/BAU teams

Your experience: 

  • Significant project management experience on large projects or programmes of work.

  • Proven ability to control & plan project budgets.

  • MS Azure platforms

  • Experience of Printer deployments eg Manage Print

  • Network delivery experience of new building set up/segregation/WAN installation

  • Cyber Systems (software and network) including governance

  • Proven ability to develop and build relationships and partner with senior stakeholders within the business and IT.

  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills

  • Relevant Project Management experience across multiple projects in full project life cycles, including complex projects / programme.

  • Demonstrated experience in Project/portfolio Management development and improvement.

  • Experience in documenting requirements resulting in quality deliverables, with limited direction.

  • Self-directed and independent worker who can also lead through cross-functional and cross-organisational projects.