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Senior Project Manager (Infrastructure, Financial, Insurance)

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  • Salary: £400 - £430 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 27/04/2017
  • Job reference: J365511A

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We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our client, a large insurance company, on an initial 6 month contract in Bristol.
The ideal candidate will have experience in delivering large infrastructure projects in a large financial services client, candidates must be used to working in highly regulated environments.

Responsibilities:

· Responsible for progress control, progress reporting, risks and issues management, dependency management, quality management, and resource management (human, financial and technical) throughout the entire project lifecycle to ensure that project OTOBOS requirements are met.
· Management of key stakeholders and project communications during the project lifecycle to ensure expectations are managed and client relationships are maintained / enhanced.
· Ensure all projects adhere to the client's Project Lifecycle and PM standards to provide consistent delivery. Any improvements are identified and communicated to the appropriate process owners.
· Manage project budgets including staff costs, contractor costs, expenses and hardware / software purchases including monthly forecasting, accruals and reporting to provide rigorous project finance control.
· Responsible for the creation of detailed work plans for the end to end delivery of assigned projects.
· Utilise the approved PPM Toolset and processes to ensure technical resources are engaged and scheduled to work on the assigned projects as required.
· Manage project implementation including the transition from development/test to production environments using approved testing, change management and support handover procedures.
· Manage external suppliers to ensure their delivery into the assigned project adheres to OTOBOS requirements.

Required Skills:
· Prince 2 Practitioner accreditation (or equivalent)
· Experience of Project and Programme Management of IT infrastructure projects with proven track record of successful delivery
· Knowledge of IT Service Management standards (e.g. ITIL)
· Strong planner with solid working knowledge of project management tools - e.g. MSP / HPPM
· Experience in creating detailed work plans for the end to end delivery of technical infrastructure projects
· Experience in managing project/programme budgets, including staff costs, contractor costs, expenses and hardware and software purchases including monthly forecasting, accruals and reporting
· Experience of managing project implementations including the transition from development / test to production environments using testing, change management and support handover procedures

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance. Sophie Garty - 0161 924 3651

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