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Job: Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Sector:
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PMLondon
Job Published: 17 days ago

Job Description

Project Manager (flexible working)

25 days holiday, Pension and Healthcare


We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join a market leading company based in central London. My client has recently won a number of large scale contracts and consequently have a number of exciting projects lined up. This is a great time to join an expanding organisation who can offer fantastic career development opportunities. 

The ideal candidate will have a good mix of experience delivering on a mixture of IT applications/software and Infrastructure projects.

  • The IT Project Manager will support the design and delivery of new contracts and internal transformation projects.  The person will need to have a proven track record, be high energy and a dynamic individual.
  • This person will be responsible for a wide variety of IT Projects covering all areas of the Global Business and internal IT Department.  This will include managing the full lifecycle of complex multi stream projects from requirements gathering through development, testing, training and handover to business as usual.
ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Leading high profile IT projects as part of the wider IT Transformation Programme.
  • Supporting the Head of Business Solutions and Applications and Head of Infrastructure to develop business cases for new projects and initiatives.
  • Work with the Head of IT Consultancy to improve Project Management capability across the department.
  • Owning and maintaining a detailed view of their projects which will be used to manage the allocation of resources, schedule in new projects and provide accurate timescales and information to key stakeholders.

 

KNOWLEDGE:

 

Essential
  • You should have a good knowledge of MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint,
  • Trouble shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Responsibility for complete project delivery including definition, documentation, safe execution and handover.
  • Experience of co-ordinating and supporting both infrastructure and software development projects.
  • Understanding of PRINCE2
  • Understanding of AGILE
 

EXPERIENCE:


Essential
  • Delivering projects to budget.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Managing conflicting priorities
  • Constructively challenges to seek best outcomes for the team and their projects
  • Project administration experience in producing and maintaining project documentation.
  • Project reporting experience.
  • Project resource scheduling and risk & issue identification.
  • Devising/implementing project control and mitigation strategies