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IT Project Manager

  • Location:

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Business Analysis & Project Management

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance

  • Contact:

    Chris Lynes

  • Contact Email:

    Chrislynes@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    65000

  • Salary low:

    55000

  • Job Ref:

    CL/VR/12436_1615483201

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-25

  • Start Date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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IT Operations / Technical Implementation

£60,000, Bonus, Car Allowance, 25 days Holiday

A Senior IT Project Manager is required to work on a number of strategic projects across the IT operations of a high profile Basingstoke employer.

Providing project management across Infrastructure and End User computer related projects the role will include:

  • Manage progress of projects in a timely and effective manner ensuring delivery to the required standard
  • To work with the appropriate IT resources in order to make recommendations regarding project delivery and implementation approaches which minimise risk whilst meeting project timeline and cost objectives
  • To communicate the progress and status of projects to the project sponsor and other members of the project team and act as part of steering groups as and when appropriate / required
  • To manage all levels of personnel both internal and external in order to complete tasks
  • To identify and make recommendations on resources required that optimises each implementation, including writing the definition of scope of third party contracts
  • To prepare detailed and comprehensive project documentation where appropriate
  • To seek opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of implementation within IT Operations, and the associated service management / service introduction processes
  • Control the development and influence deployment of consistent processes (incl. governance) and preferred approach & methods for assigned projects.
  • As part of project implementation, ensure that change management processes are followed, ensuring that dependencies are assessed, and the company makes optimal use of change delivery resources.
  • Ensure the required level of support is in place following project handover (following the service introduction methodology), and all support documentation is complete before projects are closed.
  • To create and maintain a good working relationship with portfolio managers, project sponsors and other managers and assist with the initiation and facilitation of solutions based on business need.
  • Identify, assess and monitor risks, issues, dependencies and change requests to ensure projects are delivered to time, cost and quality criteria and solutions are cost effective, resilient and supportable

The successful IT Project Manager will have

  • Proven IT Project Management experience
  • Experience of reporting into Senior IT Management - ie Director level
  • Experience of managing and reporting on project financials/ budget
  • Excellent understanding of change control, configuration processes, as well as risk management techniques
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to lead multi-functional teams to successfully complete assignments
  • An excellent negotiator, influencer and networker
  • Quick and flexible learner with an aptitude for new processes, technologies and procedures
  • Proven ability to work with technical experts and third parties in order to build costed technical roadmaps across IT infrastructure, that set out how the delivery phases will be accomplished, and benefits realised
  • Record of delivering IT development projects to budget and timescale,
  • Deep understanding in all stages of the system lifecycle and proficient in a number of Project Management methods and disciplines,
  • Excellent understanding of change control, configuration processes, as well as risk management techniques
  • Experience of delivery of large-scale programmes and projects.

With multiple projects running simultaneously and a roadmap ongoing IT Operations improvement this is a great opportunity join a driven team of Project Manager is a organisation that can offer progression and ongoing variety and challenge.

Currently working fully remote with a plan for a blended approach once restriction are eased this Senior IT Project Manager role is paying £60,000 with an excellent benefits packaged including Bonus, Car allowance, 25 days holiday and more.

This is an urgent requirement so please apply now for immediate consideration or contact Chris Lynes at Spectrum IT Recruitment for more details.