Senior Project Manager
Posted on Oct 21, 2021 by CV-Library
Manage the delivery of complex cloud migrations for enterprise customers
Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment of multiple initiatives simultaneously
Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
Report on project success criteria results, metrics, budget, test and deployment management activities across multiple levels of business users
Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings
Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
Assist in dispute, negotiation and risk mitigation as needed
Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, SMT and key stakeholders
Work closely with internal stakeholders to understand the business thoroughly, business requirements for the project, develop effective working relationships and ongoing management processes for the program
Work with key teams and stakeholders to ensure project risks are identified quickly, managed, communicated and mitigated where possible
Hold regular key stakeholder meetings both internal and external for project review and project closure meetings
Ensure projects are delivered within the financial requirements and budget
Manage and change requests for Projects, gaining appropriate customer and internal approval and ensuring any additional costs are approved and charged
To ensure projects follow best industry standards such as ISO 9001, Prince 2 and ITILAbout The Candidate
Strong negotiating and influencing skills
Ability to travel between Claranet offices and customer sites as required
Previous experience delivering large scale projects
Successful track record of project delivery: on time and to budget
Excellent experience in Project Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM and Waterfall
Experience in leading virtual teams including technical and commercial personnel
Strong people management skills with the ability to engage with and persuade stakeholders at all levels within the business
Previous experience working with external suppliers supporting the delivery of a complex platform transformation and migration
Knowledge of documentation requirements relating to project delivery
Good commercial awareness and financial management skills
Pro-active and needing minimal supervision
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good working knowledge of MS Office tools, MS Project, MS Visio
University degree or equivalentAbout The Company
Claranet combine pioneering technologies, practices, and expertise to propel our customers ambitions. Through a vibrant customer centric culture of collaboration, learning, and opportunity, we nurture a dynamic community of the best technology and service expertise spanning cloud, cybersecurity, networks, and unified communications.
Founded in 1996, Claranet has evolved into a multi-disciplinary technology services provider with global reach. The company has annualised revenues of circa £400 million, over 6,500 customers, and more than 2,500 employees in nine countries. In the UK we have over 500 staff working in London, Gloucester, Warrington, Bristol, and Leeds, or as homeworkers.
Claranet consistently appears in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 as one of the fastest growing privately-owned businesses in the UK. Our international success is driven by local service, out of local offices, using a mixture of local and international infrastructure, including hyperscaler clouds.
Businesses of all sizes need to get the most from the latest cloud technologies, tools, automation, and development practices to solve their toughest business challenges. We provide consulting, professional services and managed services, helping customers transform and modernise wherever they are on their public cloud journey. Our focus is on customer success, providing the right services at the right time, to grow and compete at their best. Claranet is a Microsoft Azure Expert MSP and Gold Partner, AWS Premier Consulting and Managed Service Partner, and Google Premier Partner.
The Cloud Business Unit represents over £50m+ in annual revenues from a wide range of small, medium and large Enterprise Customers and specialises in Enterprise Scale Cloud Adoption and Migration projects, with a focus on delivering next generation Managed Services to our Customers.
We’re working on building an ever-improving company based on openness, diversity, collaboration, and empathy as our core values, a company that aims to be inclusive for the diverse group of people we get to work with, and where everyone supports each other and celebrates successes together. We want our people to feel engaged, comfortable, and healthy—and to know that they can belong here, no matter their story or background. If this resonates with you, then come and join us
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