Job Description

Project Manager - Outside IR35

Based in London (working from home until further notice) a Delivery focused Project Manager is required to work on Key Programmes and Projects globally as part of Infrastructure improvements and transformation portfolio.

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for managing the Global Network and Infrastructure project, and possibly other projects within the Infrastructure improvements and transformation portfolio if capacity allows, on a day-to-day basis in accordance with management best practice and project delivery methodology.

  • Project planning (using Microsoft Project and Excel). Project plans must include all products, activities and delivery teams, end to end.
  • Resource management, Matrix manage the project team(s), consisting of staff, contract and external supplier resources
  • Progress monitoring and reporting progress against plan.
  • Financial planning, monitoring and reporting forecast, actuals and exceptions.
  • Risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies (RAID) management.
  • Delivery of key project documentation for the project team and project sponsors. This includes creation of project governance artefacts, such as a Project Brief.
  • Ensure the IT solution meets functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Deliver the project(s) in accordance with standards, methods (Stage Gate/Waterfall/Agile or a combination as appropriate), and processes including Governance/PMO, Security, QA/Testing, Service Design and Service Transition.
  • Reporting, and when appropriate, escalation to the IT Leadership Team, Programme manager, PMO, project sponsors and governance committees and development of options and contingency plans in a timely manner.
  • Presentation of project status and key decisions required to the Project Steering Committee.
  • Scope of services successfully transitioned to third party provider and knowledge transfer complete.

Skills and experience required:

  • 8+ years' experience as a Delivery focused, hands-on project manager with a proven track record of delivering successful global Unified Communications projects.
  • Experienced at large scale & multi-site UC&C projects, especially in Microsoft and Cisco environments.
  • Good technical understanding of multi-vendor unified communications co-existence implementations, especially within financial services organisations.
  • Good Technical understanding on a global scale of:
    • Networks
    • Cisco Call Manager (CCUM)
    • Communication Collaboration (Microsoft Teams / rooms / Skype)
    • Enterprise Telephony
    • Enterprise Mobility
    • M365
    • Cloud base services
  • Experienced in managing remote teams
  • Competent in project change management
  • Ability to operate sensitively and effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Strong business and IT stakeholder management
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal & written
  • Strong IT Project Management skills and experience
  • Management of external service providers
  • Understanding of working with procurement and internal service teams.
  • Budget and financial management experience, must have managed budgets up to £5M
  • Agile and Waterfall delivery methods and principles.
  • Strong Stage gate governance methods and principles.

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