Principal Project Manager (IT)

The SmartList
11 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Cambridge, CambridgeshireJOB TITLE: Principal Project Manager SALARY & BENEFITS: 70,000 + benefits WORKING HOURS: Full time, permanent THE COMPANY: Our client, an international exams group, designing anddelivering assessments to over 8 million learners in over 170 countries.They are committed to ensuring that all our assessments are fair, havesound ethical underpinning, and operate according to the highesttechnical standards. THE ROLE: Principal Project Manager-Cambridge, CambridgeshireAre you an experienced Principle Project Manager and you have alreadyproved that you can drive projects through to successful completion in astate-of-the-art SAP environment. Now you're looking for a new role thatoffers more variety and a bigger challenge. You've found it. We are looking for a Principal Project Managers withexperience in leading IT end to end large-scale projects. The SAPprojects you manage here will vary greatly in terms of both scale andsolution types. You will also be working with different stakeholdersacross the organisation, as well as building strong relationships withthird-party suppliers.You know the role, so we don't need to talk about understanding businessrequirements, defining resources and planning. Instead, it is worthemphasising that key to your success will be your ability to motivateand inspire teams to deliver exceptional results on time and on budget.Brilliant leadership, negotiating and influencing skills are clearlyimportant, along with a positive 'can do' approach. You are the kind ofperson who's always ready to grasp new challenges and take ownership.Experience of managing project teams through the entire life cycle isessential too, alongside first-rate client facing skills and being usedto the ASAP methodology and approach.. Key Responsibilities to include: - Principal Project Manager-Cambridge, Cambridgeshire To lead, facilitate and coordinate the end to end delivery of highlycomplex projects. Lead and oversee portfolios of related projects, guiding projectmanagers of constituent projects and managing inter-dependencies, risks,issues and communications across the portfolio. Effectively manage project resources via a matrix structure and thirdparties through the selection, evaluation, procurement and delivery life-cycleKey experience for the role: Principal Project Manager-Cambridge, Cambridgeshire A proven track record of successful project implementation in asoftware environment Experience of 3 or more, SAP end to end Large-scale projects in theASAP methodology. At least one of in a complex custom environment. Experience of 3 or more of the SAP modules SD,MM,PS,CS,PI, FICO and MRS Thorough knowledge of MS Project and Prince 2 Knowledge of SAP SLcM ( desirable) Working knowledge of a Service / API integration infrastructure(desirable) Excellent package, including Principal Project Manager (SAP)-Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Performance related pay Company Extras 36 days holiday (including bank holidays) Cambridge Travel for Work scheme Generous contributory pension Discounted private medical cover with BUPA Enhanced maternity/paternity payTo find out more about this role please view the job description or toapply, please upload your covering letter and CV. - provided by Dice FICO, PRINCE, PROCUREMENT, SAP, SAP FI/CO