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Technical Network Project Manager

Job Title: Technical Network Project Manager
Location: Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Industry:
IT
Salary: competitive benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 66940-ITENG-KIE
Contact Name: Kim Eager
Contact Email: kim.eager@volt.eu.com
Job Published: September 15, 2016 17:45

Job Description

Technical Network Project Manager (Protocols, Firewalls, Segregation, Security)

A leading financial organisation based in Hertfordshire is recruiting for an experienced Technical Network Project Manager to join them on a permanent basis. You will be primarily responsible for Network Projects (e.g Protocols, Firewalls, Network Segregation) with ideally a bias towards Security. The manager wants someone who has a wider base of experience in network projects, e.g. implementing firewalls, core and hub switches, upgrades to software and hardware versions and ideally with the security slant on this.

You will undertake all aspects of project management in order to deliver the objectives within the time, cost and quality constraints. Projects up to £1m in value, large in size or of a high risk profile and complexity.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

* Very strong experience of Project Managing Network Project
* Possess very good technical knowledge with regard to Networks and Security
* Demonstrable experience of delivering business change projects e.g. staff technology process and ways of working initiatives
* Demonstrable experience of delivering IT /infrastructure projects in high availability environments from estimates and business case to post implementation reviews
* Any experience within a Payments industry or Financial services would be a distinct advantage.

In addition to this the Project Manager will manage the day-to-day definition and delivery
aspects of multiple projects or work-streams within a programme including, but not limited to:

* Managing and defining scope
* Undertake deliverables to support delivery of projects
* Stakeholder analysis and communications plans
* Risks, Issues, Assumptions and Dependencies
* Budget, spend to date and forecast to complete
* Plan and milestone management
* Matrix resource management
* Reporting and escalation
* Definition and day to day delivery of projects
* Employ the SDLC principles for all projects
* Attend project board reviews, checkpoints and quality reviews
* Minimise commercial or reputational risk to client on projects
Liaise with external third party suppliers
* Liaise with internal customers and stakeholders
* Work with COO to manage resources needed for a project and provide feedback to their line managers both during and at the end of the assignment

The Project Manager must:

* Be able to demonstrate previous experience of delivering business change projects e.g. staff technology process and ways of working initiatives
* Be able to demonstrate previous experience of delivering Technical Network projects in high availability environments from estimates and business case to post implementation reviews
* Able to communicate openly, clearly and take into account the target audience and desired outcome
* Be resilient, dynamic and committed to achieving results and delivery
* Strong influencing skills and a good awareness of dynamics
* Organised and structured whilst being flexible and responsive to change and able to re-assess priorities in light of changing circumstances
* Generate and support positive relationships inside and outside of the company, and in particular keep business sponsors and stakeholders involved and informed, manage expectations
* Have experience of working in matrix management project contexts
* Accurately forecast budget and resource utilisation
* Ensure project legal documents are completed and signed and have a detailed understanding of all contractual obligations and constraints
* Effectively convey the client position in both written and verbal discussions
* Have experience of running projects with a budget of up to £1m
* Have experience of managing 3rd party suppliers and vendors