Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 71181-ITENG-JNB_1532692229
Contact Name: Janne Bate
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2018 12:50

Job Description

As a Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for the end-to-end management of multiple projects to enable successful business change, driving adoption of technology solutions within the firm.
The main duties would include:
*Project governance - further developing and building on the established project governance methodology to ensure the right projects are initially prioritised within the programme of change;
*Supporting the IT director to agree and communicate the status of the programme of change within the firm;
*Support the business users with development of an investment case to help prioritise business projects to obtain sign off;
*Manage technical resources - ability to understand the business requirement and keep technical resources on track with the defined requirements when delivering projects;
*Liaise with stakeholders at all levels to ensure that project requirements are met, bridging the gap between business analysis and project management;
*Ensuring requirements are succinctly documented and all stakeholders are clear on the vision for each project;
*Regularly communicate progress of managed projects to various stakeholders at all levels of the business;
*Assist throughout the IT team to help improve project documentation and governance of IT projects;
*Building relationships with the IT Service Delivery team to understand pressures of support, analysing problems and helping to define projects that deliver real benefits to end users;
*Developing and publishing project resource plans, ensuring that projects are kept on track. Communicating variances and developing strategies to bring projects back on track; and
*Management of external resources - identifying areas where resources are stretched and delivering project outcomes through external flexible resources. Managing projects that may be entirely delivered by external resources, ensuring that the needs and requirements of the firm are met; efficiently, on time and on budget.
*Proven experience of delivering multiple IT projects from inception and sign off to a successful service transition.
*Willingness to be flexible in the delivery approach to projects depending on the requirement and timescale.
*Commercial awareness coupled with a solid technical background in an IT discipline throughout your career
*Ability to quickly identify projects that may be at risk, with the ability to develop and communicate remediation plans
*Excellent planning and organisational skills
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Willingness to use your experience to help develop processes and people
*Ability to quickly gain credibility within the firm to help build relationships, manage expectations and establish consensus within all stakeholder groups.
*Demonstrable experience of delivering communication programmes
*Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure