Digital Project Manager - Cloud, Agile

  • Location:

    Telford, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Job ref:

    BBBH114795_1574252106

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Start date:

    ASAP


Digital Project Manager - Cloud, Agile
Location: Telford

We are actively looking to secure a Project Manager to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Role:

We are looking for a Project Manager to be responsible for the management and delivery of multiple projects. You will take ownership of the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects, ensuring consistency with our clients strategy, commitments and goals.

Tasks:

  • Schedule management: Develop and maintain schedules in Clarity/Open Workbench
  • Financial management: Accountable for the project cost base, manage project costs and forecasts and present project costs and variances at the monthly review
  • Risk management: Identify project and cross-project risks and dependencies. Manage dependencies and enact risk mitigation's with escalations as necessary
  • Change management: Manage change on the project ensuring that change is appropriately configuration managed. Identify the impactors for both customer and project initiated change requests and manage the production of accurate responses in a timely manner. Facilitate the production and distribution of any necessary tech notes and arrange impacting workshops as necessary
  • Customer management: Identify and maintain professional relationships with key project stakeholders. Ensure regular formal checkpoints take place with the customer and that the client is kept appraised of progress on a regular basis. Take the role of a single point of contact for the customer and attend to any ad-hoc queries. Develop trusting and professional relationships at all levels of the client organisation. Seek new opportunities to improve the client business and generate revenue.
  • Resource management: Work with resource managers to fully resource project and accurately forecast and record staffing demand and costs. Agree assignments and provide reviews in a timely manner. Ensure that HR policies are adhered to and that team members are released when no longer required by the project. Actively mentor and coach others within the project team
  • Proposal management: Good level of commercial awareness, develop and present business cases, feasibility and design proposals.
  • Communication management: Produce the project governance plan and define the project RACI matrix and organisation structure. Chair regular project checkpoints and ad-hoc meetings. Report project progress to line management, client, stakeholders and the account leadership team.
  • Implementation management: Manage and direct the execution and implementation of the engagement. Ensure that the project completes the handover to Live process and engages service introduction. Raise the necessary RFC's and present the project/delivery at the Change Approval Board. Agree client acceptance criteria and trial plans and ensure that the project meets the required targets. Complete the project close-down and ensure that the project evaluation review meeting is held in a timely manner and that any actions arising are completed


Essential Skills

  • Strong understanding of end-to-end Project Management
  • Experience in cloud migrations, cloud based solutions/services, and project delivery in an Agile/DevOps environment
  • Experience using Agile tools such as Jira, Confluence
  • Good communicator, with the ability to influence and coach others.
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Strong client facing skills
  • Conflict management and negotiation skills

Technologies: Digital based technologies and platforms
Technical Skills: Open Work Bench, Clarity, MS Office, UPM

If you have the above skills, please submit your profile in the first instance

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