Job: Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bircham Newton
Salary: £400 - £500 per annum, Benefits: Role has been deemed inside IR35
Start Date: Immediate
Contact Name: Anil Najran
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

This role has been deemed INSIDE IR35.

This government organisation is currently looking for two project managers to work in conjunction within business change and IT Migration. The two positions are forming part of a large end user computing service in which they will bring about a significant IT Model change.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Takes responsibility for the definition; documentation and safe execution of a single major project or a number of smaller initiatives; actively participating in all phases of the project. Identifies; assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.
  • Effectively estimates costs; timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project(s) to agreed terms of reference.
  • Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan; providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders; as appropriate. Monitors and forecasts costs; timescales and resources used; and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances.
  • Ensures that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria.
  • Manages the change control procedure; ensures that change is captured; impact assessed and approved and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost; timescale and resource budgets; and are signed off.
Skills and Experience 

Hosting PM - Must be able to demonstrate experience in:
  • Significant project management experience of migrating existing hosting environments into MS Azure
  • Significant operating model changes for an IT service/support function that included out-tasking of various activities.
  • Significant application upgrade and migration project experience
  • Managing the definition of tenders and service contracts for migration and management of Azure environments
Workplace PM - Must be able to demonstrate experience in
  • Project managed significant Business change project(s) that result in end users having a more flexible/self-service based computing environment
  • Project managed significant operating model changes for an IT service/support function, that included out-tasking of various activities.
  • Managed the tendering and Supply change management to deliver new ‘broad based’ technology and service management contract.
  • Experience of Office 365 desirable
  • Relevant workplace technical knowledge is appreciated but not high priority, managing the impact of this change is much more critical.