Implementation Manager

Recruiter
Advantage Resourcing
Location
Tyne and Wear
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Implementation Manager x3 (SC Cleared, Outside IR35)
Advantage Resourcing are recruiting for our public sector client for a number of Implementation Managers to take responsibility for the planning, co-ordination and implementation of technologies for a major system upgrade (infrastructure and applications migration).
This is a major programme affecting critical systems and changes will take place outside normal office hours so you must be prepared to be available 24/7 at times.
This role also requires SC clearance so if you don't already hold it please be aware you'll need to undergo SC clearance.

Skills Required
*Able to comfortably chair meetings with various levels of staff across multi-vendor situations. DWP, BPDTS, DXC, IBM etc).
*Support collaborative working with teams, stakeholders and suppliers across multiple vendors
*Understanding of the escalation process, who to contact and why on a delivery weekend.
*Project management skills
*Good engagement and organisational skills
*Understanding service management
*Managing, co-ordinating activities
*Innovation skills
*Solid understanding of the Microsoft office package

Responsibilities
*Produce and maintain the Consolidated Implementation Schedule.
*Manage / co-ordinate the implementation activities for the Release.
*Set up and manage the alert text messages and send appropriate messages as required by the Project Manager as detailed on the Consolidated Implementation Schedule.
*Identify all resources and stakeholders for the release and confirm engagement.
*Progress the consolidated implementation schedule and authorise all teams involved in the Implementation to move to the next work package/stage when instructed .
*Perform other tasks as required to ensure that the delivery is carried out at minimum risk in line with the overall project schedule.
*Facilitate Checkpoint meetings / calls during the implementation window.
*Issue reports at the end of the Go-Live Implementation and complete Post Implementation Review (lessons learned) if required.
*Advise and liaise with other groups on the best practices for implementing change on the Live estate and to ensure that process is followed with an objective overview and to strict guidelines and principles.
*Provide regular reports and information on implementation activities when required
*Implement multiple upgrades at the same time and co-ordinate any dependencies for a smooth transition to live with other Implementation, project or delivery managers
*Ability to work as part of a team but also independently

Submit your CV now to be considered for this great 7 month opportunity on a major upgrade programme. Jonathan Brenchley can discuss your application further on .

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