Project Manager (Big data experience essential)

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    West London, London

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    £500 - £580 per day

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    Rachel Eccles

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

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Role: Project Manager (Big data experience essential)
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Osterley

Duration: 3-6 months

Fancy working with the Europe's leading Entertainment Company? We are looking for a Project Manager to join our team in West London to manage the delivery of capabilities to provide analytics ready data, enabling our data driven culture.


The Strategic Data Analytics Programme is responsible for creating a robust, centralised and connected data environment that unleashes the power of data. We gather data across all customer/prospect journeys in near real-time, to allow fast feedback loops across territories; this platform is at the core of being able to make intelligent customer and business decisions.

You will:

* Manage projects that provide elements of the Strategic Data Platform and implement requirements from different parts of the business onto the platform
* Create and maintain project plans
* Track and report progress against plan
* Monitor, mitigate and escalate risks and issues
* Work in an agile project environment team across geographies.
* Work closely with the Programme manager, PMs, Business and Data Analysts, architects, scrum teams, end-to-end test teams and business stakeholders.
* Contribute in the setting up of project / programme governance processes and forums
* Be the main point of contact for understanding data from various channels within the community
* Facilitate the team's delivery of new features whilst maintaining a culture of continuous improvement
* Generate and share new ideas within the team and department
* Provide constructive and useful feedback to peers
* Foster an environment of operational responsibility within the team by ensuring applications are monitored and always up and running

You'll have:

* Experience in a previous project management role within an agile environment using Scrum/Kanban methodologies
* Experience of working within complex programmes.
* Experience of Big Data projects
* Experience of managing multiple vendors and on-shore / off-shore working models
* Good communication and stakeholder management skills
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent industry experience

Behaviours sought:

* A bias for getting the job done
* The ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
* You recognize discordant views and take part in constructive dialogue to resolve them.
* An enthusiasm and aptitude for learning new skills and practices
* Take pride and ownership in your work, you confidently represent your team

Please submit CVs in the first instance.