IT Project Manager

Robert Walters Plc
Covent Garden
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An International Professional Services Company, based in London, is looking to hire an IT Project Manager/Business Analyst to join their growing team.

About the IT Project Manager role:

As a Project Manager you'll be using a mix of traditional (Waterfall) and Agile methodologies to ensure the development teams fully understand requirements and develop suitable solutions which you will manage through the full project management lifecycle. The remit is global in nature and the types of projects on the horizon are diverse covering areas such as Office 365, Sharepoint, Service Automation, CRM System upgrades, HR and Payroll, Data Warehouse and Reporting, Infrastructure and Digital Marketing/Website upgrades. Overall, in terms of experience they a

Key responsibilities:

Project Management:

Working with stakeholders and resources to successfully deliver projects to cost, time and quality standards using the company's prescribed project management methodology. Key elements include:

Applying Project Management and Governance:

* Create project deliverables such as Project Initiation Documents, budgets and other documents that support the project management methodology
* Create and execute the various project plans (task management, communications, test plans etc.)
* Ensure project stage gates are planned and materials prepared that will enable the Project Board to sign-off and approve the next stage of delivery
* Applying Project Change Management principles to control the project scope
* Create and manage RAIDs ensuring risks, issues, dependencies are managed/escalated as required. Accurate and timely status reporting

Resource/Vendor Management:

* Build and maintain a resource plan ensuring adequate resources are budgeted for and assigned to deliver their project tasks
* Where required, develop Requests for Proposals (RFP) for external services
* Liaise with and manage third party resources as required
* Build and maintain strong relationships with business stakeholders, ensuring clear lines of communications
* Sharing this tasks with other team members as required to manage the IT Change Management process

IT Change Management (occasional/shared tasks):

This involves:

* Reviewing all Requests for Change (RFC) when they are received into the process
* Ensuring RFCs are assessed by the appropriate Subject Matter Experts/ managing the regular Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings to approve RFCs
* Following up with relevant colleagues to ensure smooth application /implementation of the RFC
* Formal closure of RFCs
* This aspect of the role will be to capture, document and gain approval of requirements, ensuring the development team fully understand these in order to develop suitable solutions
* These specifications will also be used in the testing phases of the solution

Other duties:

* Contributing to team / departmental meetings
* Completion of tasks as requested by the IT Programme Director.

Knowledge, skills and personal attributes:

* IT Project Management (5/6 years experience)
* Strong Technical Know-How (the role will consist of 80 per cent Infrastructure and 20 per cent application)
* Good experience of rolling out Office 365, Sharepoint, Laptops
* Pro-active and self-motivated with the ability to work within a fast paced environment
* Ability to bring structure to a fluid environment.
* Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
* Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
* Relationship building skills and ability to remain calm under pressure
* Ability to develop strong working relationships with team members and a variety of stakeholder groups.
* Versatile and flexible with a can do attitude with a willingness to take on new tasks as required.
* Evidence of sound Project Management experience and ideally exposure Business Analysis tasks in previous roles


* Either possesses a Project Management certification or be willing to undertake appropriate project management training as required (APMP, Prince 2)
* Ideally educated to A' Level standard or equivalent

If you are driven, determined and want to join a company that has the backing of some of the brightest minds in their respective industry then this IT Project Manager role is for you.

Apply today or call me on [Phone number removed] to find out more.
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