IT Solution Deployment Manager

Franklin Fitch
25 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a well rounded IT Professional with a skill set spanning many areas of IT Infrastructure..? Do you have experience working on IT projects such as deployments or migrations..? Are you interested in moving into a technical Project Management role..?

My client is an established IT solution provider based in the West Midlands. Due to ongoing growth, they have a requirement for a Solution Deplyment Manager who will form part of their Project Implementation team, acting as a point of contact for the customers and ensuring project scope is agreed, required stock and resources are adequately arranged and projects delivered on time and within budget.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working as part of a team of 2 projects managers
  • Managing multiple external projects within agreed timescales and to company standards
  • Managing multiple stakeholders including clients, senior manager, engineers and 3rd parties
  • Developing project scopes of work
  • Creating project plans and managing projects to deliver against those plans to ensure work is completed within agreed timescales
  • Identifying and managing or mitigating project issues and risks
  • Managing multiple projects from simple installation through to high end complex deployment
  • Liaising with pre-sales, from conception through to implementation
  • Working with sales and other business functions to facilitate smooth deployment of projects
  • Awareness of costs associated to the business against the projects
  • Creating or providing input to commercial contracts for software implementation projects
  • Working with both public and private sector clients

Experience required:

  • Previous experience working within an engineer role across multiple sites
  • Strong technical background and a passion for IT
  • Previous project management experience or a desire to move from an engineer role
  • Experienced in a range of project activities including producing plans, estimating effort to completion, issue and risk management, scope and change management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and manage challenging and often senior stakeholders
  • Project Management qualification would be advantageous but not essential
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Confident and dynamic individual with the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical individuals and groups

Technical Skills: (Ideal requirements as listed below) - At least a working understanding of migrating to/from the technologies below:

  • Server Virtualisation (e.g. vSphere/HyperV)
  • Storage - SAN’s (e.g. NetApp, HPE, Dell, etc.)
  • Windows Server & Active Directory
  • Exchange Servers
  • Cloud Services (Office 365 , Azure, AWS, etc)
  • IP Network Switching/Design - Layer 2/3
  • Next Generation Firewalls (Sonicwall, Cisco, Forcepoint, etc)
  • Remote Desktop Services / VDI - (VMWare Horizon View, Citrix XenDesktop, etc)
  • Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop

My client is looking for a self-starter with a hands on approach to project management and a strong technical background.

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