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IT Project Manager - 6 Month FTC

Proactive Appointments

Posted on Jan 6, 2023 by Proactive Appointments

Middlesex, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

IT Project Manager

This role is for a Project Manager, working within the Business Change Team to deliver a number of key projects that form part of an IT transformation. In this role you will manage the life cycle of projects from start up through to closure in accordance to agreed standards. You will proactively develop strong relations with the key stakeholders and project board members to deliver major projects and drive high performance from the Change team.

Hybrid working - 2/3 days per week on site

An essential part of this role will require you to have the ability to manage multiple resources (internal & external), coordinate and motivate others. The successful delivery of the projects is dependent on your ability to manage smooth transition of projects into operational business

As a natural leader you will be required in this position to lead at all stages of the project development plans, this will range from the overall project plan to test plans to implementation plans. You will have a proven track record of delivering results by aligning project plans to project objectives within a set time frame and budget.

Skills, Competencies & Personal Qualities:

Solid track record of delivering IT Business projects (3+ years minimum)

Good stakeholder management skills, able to lead by example, hold teams, customers and partners to account.

Project Management qualification (eg, Agile PM certification, Prince2, APM)

Specific Responsibilities:

Manage projects ensuring they are running in line with the project life cycle (Prince 2 based)

Maintaining project plans using project management tools; updating and tracking progress against the baseline and manage the timely delivery of the projects.

Manage multiple projects at different stages

Estimating timelines, measuring risk, and devising mitigation strategies for identified risks.

Managing expectations for the delivery of the project and escalating issues on deadlines as early as possible to senior management to enable appropriate corrective action to be taken.

Coordination of UAT and test cycles

Managing project budgets

Manage communication and expectations with stakeholders

Conduct post implementation reviews to assess project success.

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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