Senior Project Manager

Recruiter
Harvey Nash
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Our client in Edinburgh requires a Senior Project Manager to join their team on an initial 6 month contract. You will be joining a programme team to work on a number of key projects, working on high-end research infrastructure, managing software upgrades/enhancements, reporting project progress and working with 3rd parties, project board stakeholders, and project teams. Required Experience: * Senior Project Manager experience, managing multiple concurrent projects * Relevant project management or analysis qualification e.g. APMP, Prince2 * Skilled in Project Management and Business Analysis methodologies * Ability to develop and maintain project plans (e.g. in Microsoft Project or equivalent) * Ability to estimate, identify, secure and manage project resources so that projects deliver within agreed budgets, to agreed standards and to agreed milestones * Extensive experience as a specialist Project Manager, working with IT infrastructure * Experience of managing infrastructure projects, including review and evaluation, options and recommendation, upgrade/implementation stages * Procurement Project Management experience, including requirement setting and tender evaluation, integration/implementation of third party product * Experience of the research infrastructure and service environment * Previous Business Analysis experience gained in an IT infrastructure environment * Relevant project management qualification for Agile certification * Experience of working within Education or public sector institutions Please note this role has been deemed inside of IR35.