Senior Security Project Manager

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Andy Nugent

  • Contact email:

    Andy.Nugent@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH118989_1582021229

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-19

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Senior Project Manager (Security) - Osterley - 3 Months (Rolling)

My client are looking for a highly experienced Senior Project Manager, with a strong focus on delivery of security related projects. The role will be based in Osterley and may occasionally require travel to customer sites. The role will be full time on site, with flexible working a possibility down the line.

The Role:

  • The team has an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Project Manager, who will provide the project delivery and consulting expertise required to deliver our client's most strategic and high-profile delivery initiatives.
  • The team provides the delivery management expertise that is instrumental to delivering the most significant and high-profile delivery strategic initiatives. It provides a cross enterprise technology delivery function, with focus on two key product domains - content-based products and services and communication-based products and services.
  • As a team member, you will be responsible for the project management of key initiatives within the wide-ranging portfolio of high-profile programmes both from a technology and overall end to end delivery perspective across the core key products such as Mobile, Broadband, Telephony and more.
  • Within the team we have multiple portfolios which cover all aspects of technical and functional delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and drive complex projects within the overall portfolio through from the early stage of initiation to the final implementation. This will either be in the context of a workstream within an overall programme or a standalone project in the wider portfolio. This "Cradle to Grave" approach ensures the project managers are 100% focussed on the task at hand while owning the entire project.
  • Build strong and collaborative relationships across the business, operational and delivery areas and to be a trusted advisor and delivery resource. This will include building cohesive and efficient matrix cross functional delivery teams.
  • Plan creation, management and control including tracking actual progress, and reporting variances.
  • Converts desired business benefits into a fully costed data driven business case and achievable plan for presentation to senior management
  • Requires delivery skills in both software and product delivery and infrastructure architecture, implementation and strategy
  • Manages project resources in a matrix of internal subject matter experts and specialist external suppliers
  • Working with delivery teams to understand status, issues, risks and putting in place mitigation plans as well as managing scope.
  • Production of status reports for weekly management meetings and executive management meetings to facilitate fact-based decision making
  • Comfortable in delivery across a range of areas and territories of the business from property, product, engineering, marketing through to integration with the wider group.

Skills & experience are we looking for:

  • Delivery of Security related projects
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • A strong delivery-oriented mindset
  • A strong track record of delivering large projects and programmes
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication skills - including verbal, written and presenting to a group regardless of seniority within the organisation
  • Ability to make things happen in an extremely fast-paced environment of ambiguity, complexity and multiple stakeholders, being able to influence others without direct authority.
  • Commercial awareness with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a proactive/ can do style of work
  • Track record of managing teams across several geographies