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EMEA - IT Infrastructure Project Manager

  • Salary: £400 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Croydon, Surrey
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 19/04/2017
  • Job reference: J365023A
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EMEA IT Infrastructure Project Manager - Croydon - 6 month contract

EMEA IT Infrastructure Project Manager required to join a multinational insurance company based in Croydon on a 6 month contract.

The Role:

You will oversee the delivery of projects of significant complexity and size (both business and technical solutions) to the agreed specification to ensure completion against budget, timescale and quality.

Skills:

  • Deep program/project management experience, preferably with large, complex enterprise-level programs;
  • Strong change management experience
  • In-depth knowledge of core systems and relevant customer technologies
  • Good understanding of the following technical areas: - VDI, Citrix, Storage technologies, Application development and testing, Networks (Cisco), Voice (Avaya) technologies, Voice Recording (NICE), Virtual server environments, Database (SQL, Oracle)
  • Strong office Moves and new office installations experience covering all IT elements. (WAN install, Telephony, EUT)
  • Infrastructure and/or Application migration
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan planning and implementation
  • Large Scale IT infrastructure rollouts of systems or technologies across multiple sites/locations/countries
  • Significant experience of delivering and managing major change and IT projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and develop new and roll-on business opportunities.
  • Reviewing key materials in terms of production, accuracy and creativity.
  • Creation of MI and project reporting cadence
  • Chair Steerco board and produce reporting pack
  • Play integral part in project briefing, planning, scheduling, budgets and resourcing on nominated projects
  • Develop and implement plans to delivery strategy, with particular focus on process change and systems delivery to ensure achievement of business change objectives.
  • Develop and gain agreement to the project scope and associated plans and budgets, ensuring inter-dependencies with other programmes and projects are managed throughout the whole lifecycle.
  • Act as key relationship contact for a given business unit segment; representing their business objectives within the change agenda and ensuring proactive IT support against business goals.
  • Continuous identification and delivery of opportunities to leverage existing/emerging technologies or other business model enhancements to improve unit performance.
  • Prepare and/or validate project/programme business cases; challenging costs, benefits and business rationale as appropriate.

Qualifications

  • Must be Project Management Certified

If this role is of interest to you please submit your CV in the first instance.

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