IT Project Manager

Recruiter
Huntress
Location
Farringdon
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Experienced IT Project Manager Required for a well recognised media company based in Central London Paying up to £65,000 with excellent bonus and benefits

The Technical Project Manager plans, executes, and delivers all projects on time, in budget, and within scope in accordance with business priorities. Throughout the lifecycle of each project, the manager tracks project status and manages project teams to mitigate issues and risks.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent project management, organisation, and team collaboration skills
  • Project management experience across multiple infrastructure technologies
  • Commercial experience in an IT environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent facilitation, negotiation, and presentation skill
  • Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment
  • Comfort with ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
  • Strong team leadership skills
  • Understanding of software development lifecycles (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative)
  • Some technical knowledge across Wintel, Linux, Networks & Telephony, database technologies (SQL & Oracle)

Main Duties:

  • Defines and creates project plans for project, portfolio, and product prioritisation and implementation
  • Evaluates trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value
  • Partners with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria
  • Builds, leads, and coaches multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles
  • Facilitates all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects
  • Assesses and resolves all high priority project risks as they are encountered
  • Ensures all projects adhere to project methodology compliance standards set by the company
  • Continually updates relevant business stakeholder of project status
  • Ensures all projects meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in business case
  • Actively manages 3rd party relationships
  • Runs and manages successful RFP processes within the project lifecycle
  • Engages with 3rd parties and is closely involved with the procurement of services, hardware and software throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ensures project audit records are up to date and accessible
  • Keeps project financial records up to date, ensuring appropriate levels of contingency are being held for the unknowns
  • Assists with running quality assurance reviews
  • Supports the recruitment and on boarding of project staff


Please contact George Pickering at for further enquires.

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Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.