Contract IT Project Manager

Deerfoot IT Resources Limited
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
20 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Contract IT Project Manager - £600p/d - £650p/d - 9 Months initially
Investment / Wealth Management

As a preferred recruitment partner to this well-established global financial services organisation we have been instructed to assist with the hire of a Contract Project Manager to assist with the implementation of a new Payments platform.

You will provide technology strategy planning for projects, integrate information technologies into the company, coordinate with internal resources and vendors on execution of projects, ensure all projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget.

Key Deliverables:
*Develop, own and drive Programme Implementation/Deployment Plan in liaison with Programme workstreams; including
oImplementation/Deployment Strategy
oRollback Strategy
oChairing Go/No-Go calls
oArchive and Decommissioning solution and plans
oPost go-live Hypercare
oDay 2 Release planning
oTransition and Handover to BAU
oScheduling Dry run of Deployment activities
*Identification of all stakeholders and keep informed on Implementation/Deployment status
*Plan and implement Rollforward and rollback testing prior to deployment in collaboration with Test Workstream
*Liaise with Change Approval Board (CAB)
*Participate in Production Infra design

Key Skills:
*Proven track record of delivery of large scale projects.
*Experience of managing 'Virtual' teams across function, a cross business, and geographies.
*Experience of delivery using 3rd Parties(both delivering with and management)
*Strong knowledge of IT Delivery lifecycle and software methodologies.

Experience of working in a Financial Services environment

Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. We will always email you a full role specification, name our client and wait for your email authorisation before we send your CV to this organisation. Deerfoot IT: Est. 1997. REC member. ISO certified. *Each time we send a CV to a recruiting client we donate £1 to The Born Free Foundation (charity no. (phone number removed))

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