Project Manager - Permanent - Staines

Xact Placements Limited
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager - Permanent - Staines

Urgent Position

Service Transition Management / Implementation Management

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

My client is a leader in dynamic targeted advertising software company. They are looking for a Project Manager to work in their head office based in Staines.

Role Description

  • Accountable for the quality of product releases, and management of implementations and customisations to key customers (mainly online engineering teams in major broadcasters)
  • The Role involves managing internal and external stakeholders to assure that mandatory technical sub-deliveries are provided in time as well as communicating to the various stakeholders to set the right expectations and to achieve alignment between the involved teams.
  • The Role will require close co-operation with the Solution Architecture, Development, Support, Systems and Commercial teams to ensure that the scope of the release or project is fully understood, and that technical and resource dependencies are managed and communicated effectively.

Required Skills:

  • At least 5 yearsexperience working in an IT service transition function
  • Well-developed technical knowledge across a broad range of IT topics, preferably in the area of software or media streaming
  • Strong experience in project management with strong service delivery and operational background
  • Strong communication and decision making skills with the ability to balance conflicting interests
  • Strong stakeholder management

Key accountabilities / Decision ownership:

  • Accountable for company’s Service Delivery Management
  • Manage key stakeholders in the delivery chain of assigned projects, including all involved teams within company.
  • Owns the communication and alignment between the external customer and the internal teams
  • Plans and allocates resources to assigned projects and manages resource conflicts
  • Monitors progress on projects, addressing adjustments needed for successful delivery
  • Acts as an entry point for escalations to management
  • Accountable for management reporting for assigned projects

Please note that the terms 'Senior’ or 'Junior’ are used to demonstrate the qualifications and skills required for this role alongside the position of the vacancy within the client organisation and provides no reflection on the age of applicants being considered.

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