Project Manager

Robert Walters
London, UK
04 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A Global Professional Services firm is currently seeking a Project Manager to join their Transformation team.

The remit is global in nature and the types of projects on the horizon are diverse, covering areas such as:
  • Service Automation,
  • CRM System upgrades,
  • HR and Payroll,
  • Data Warehouse and Reporting,
  • Infrastructure and
  • Digital Marketing/Website upgrades.

Main Responsibilities:

Working with stakeholders and resources to successfully deliver projects to cost, time and quality standards using the company's prescribed project management methodology.

Key elements include:
  • Applying project management and governance
  • Implement project governance and assurance through deliverables such as Project Initiation Documents, budgets and other documents that support the project management methodology.
  • Create and execute the various project plans (task management, communications, test plans etc.)
  • Ensure project stage gates are planned and materials prepared that will enable the Project Board to sign-off and approve the next stage of delivery
  • Applying Project Change Management principles to control the project scope.
  • Create and manage RAIDs ensuring risks, issues, dependencies are managed/escalated as required. Accurate and timely status reporting
  • Manage the day-to-day aspects of the project showcasing your experience and ability to work hands-on
  • Minimise our exposure to risk across multiple projects
  • Resource/vendor management

Resource/Vendor Management
  • Build and maintain a resource plan ensuring adequate resources are budgeted for and assigned to deliver their project tasks.
  • Where required, develop Requests for Proposals (RFP) for external services.
  • Liaise with and manage third party resources as required.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with business stakeholders, ensuring clear lines of communications.

Core Skills & Requirements:
  • Pro-active and self-motivated with the ability to work within a fast paced environment
  • Ability to bring structure to a fluid environment.
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Relationship building skills and ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with team members and a variety of stakeholder groups.
  • Versatile and flexible with a can do attitude with a willingness to take on new tasks as required.
  • Displays strong communication skills with the ability to articulate relative to audience acting as a bridge between technology and the business
  • Experience of end-to-end office moves advantageous
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge in IT Infrastructure with reference to virtualisation, network upgrades, VOIP, Desktop Strategy and Roll-out as well as Privileged Access Management

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Possesses a Project Management certification ideally Prince 2, PMI or PMP, other methodologies considered
  • Educated to Degree standard or above in relevant discipline

If you feel as though you have the skills required to be a key Project Manager at a globally recognised recruitment consultancy please apply for the role or email .

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