Senior Project Manager (Infrastructure/VDI)

Plan Net Limited
16 May 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Project Manager (Infrastructure/VDI)

Plan-Net.. About Us

Award winning IT Services Company whose clients include RBS, Sony, Walt Disney, UCL and leading law firms. Plan-net with more than 28 years of history in the bag, is in the business of assured continuous business enablement.

Our people make all the difference and our brand turns the heads of talented people, inspiring them to join, stay and grow with us.


As our on-site Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for defining the project's objectives, and oversee quality control throughout the project lifecycle for a programme of infrastructure projects and any maintenance and upgrade activities.

Key Accountabilities:

Working closely with the Head of Service Operations, IT Solutions and the Business Engagement and IT strategy teams you will lead the required resources, focusing on the delivery of IT change as agreed and demanded by the IT Services business.

Key Responsibilities:

• Leads the development and delivery of certain infrastructure projects alongside any maintenance and upgrade activities that may be required.

• Define project scope, goals and deliverable in collaboration with IT senior management and stakeholders

• Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion

• Demonstrate strong communication to IT Leadership, especially when committing to deadlines or setting expectations.

• Manage any project budgets (including tracking and reporting on team hours and expenses on a weekly basis).

• Identify resources needed and gain agreements on resourcing assigning individual responsibilities.

• Manage the exposure and risk on assigned infrastructure projects.

• Ensure that all project designs conform to the current agreed standards.

• Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

• Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key staff in other teams within IT.

• Manage the provision of services from third-party infrastructure services suppliers as per project demands.


• Experience of working on multiple projects with non-dedicated resources working with relevant resource managers managing milestones and quality standards

• VDI/Desktop Migration Experience is essential

• Have a strong customer focus, well-developed influencing skills and the ability to work in a fast moving environment with rapidly evolving targets

• Ability to work under pressure dealing with a high volume of change

• Experience of budgeting and forecasting

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Highly results driven, with the energy and determination to succeed in a fast-paced environment

• Capability of working with people at all levels within and external to the business

• Be able to think strategically, and be able to translate thinking into tangible plans to drive the business to achieve its agreed goals

• An ability to demonstrate good thinking and influencing skills to your team and stakeholders

• Experience of working with offshore development and testing partners and having driven change using a matrix managed set of geographically dispersed teams

• Must have 5+ years of project management experience of working in a recognised industry or preferably professional services

This is a contract position and we are looking for the sharpest, most dynamic candidates who can set a benchmark in regards to the level of customer service and technical abilities.

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