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IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager

  • Location

    Hertfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

  • Contact email:

    jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    500

  • Salary low:

    400

  • Job ref:

    J12510_1551458043

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Excellent opportunity for a Senior IT Project Manager to join a key client of 1st Executive, a world-famous bespoke manufacturing organisation. This is on an interim basis on an initial 3-month contract, based in Hertfordshire paying £400-£500 p/d.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow the pre-defined Solution Delivery Method
    * Support Project Sponsor in developing Business Case
    * Support Project Sponsor in managing the RFP process
    * Gather and agree on project objectives and requirements
    * Define and agree on Quality & Validation requirements
    * Develop the Scope and Project Plan
    * Define and agree on project team structure and composition
    * Lead, coach and motivate project team members on a proactive basis
    * Perform Risk assessment & Issues management
    * Ensure the defined quality standards are met
    * Ensure timely and effective communication and reporting to team members and stakeholders
    * Track activities and project progress
    * Manage external specialists and monitor sub-contractors' services
    * Manage project scope
    * Manage project budget and forecast
    * Perform project closure activities, including the capture of lessons learned
    * Support the organization on Continuous Improvement opportunities and best practices development

Required Skills and Experience

  • Relevant Bachelor Degree level qualification plus post graduate degree, or equivalent experience
    * 10+ years of Project Management experience, across various business industries and technologies
    * PM certification (i.e. PMP, PMI-ACP) highly desirable
    * Demonstrated knowledge in SDLC and specific PM methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Sprints, RAD)
    * Finance project experience background preferred
    * Experience within a large Global Enterprise. Developing relationships and working with geographically dispersed leaders, SMEs and suppliers.
    * Experience of organisational transformation from waterfall delivery to Agile & DevOps; from Service Delivery Managers to Product Owners
    * Demonstrated experience managing external development vendors and partners.
    * Clear and effective communication, verbal and written

If this position is of interest, please apply to the role now, and if you have any questions please call Jamie Mackinlay on 01483213311