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Agile Project Manager - Tech Solutions

London, UK
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5 Dec 2020

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Technology & New Media
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About the roleOur Technical Solutions Team is experiencing continuous success and growth. As part of this growth, we are seeking to recruit experienced Technical Project Managers from an IT background who can support and manage the execution of complex IT projects which are typically of higher risk (technical, organisational, reputation), high value or are of strategic importance as well as promote Technical solutions within the firm.
The Technical Project Manager is held accountable for the overall project delivery processes including project planning, scheduling, costing, execution, risk management activities and closing processes. This role interfaces with internal and external resource providers to mobilize a project team across Technology, Digital, Data, Business and Security to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager ensures project execution is delivered in accordance to quality assurance and control activities
As part of the role within Technical Solutions you will be a strong advocate of Agile ways of working and on occasion be expected to coach others on the framework and the benefits of Agile ways of working.
Who we are looking forAs a Technical Project Manager you will be able to demonstrate the following:Proven project delivery experience with complex technical projects and technology transformationsPractical experience delivering projects using Agile methodologies including Scrum and SAFeDelivery of technical and IT solutions in a corporate environmentManaging technical staff and suppliers - 'speaking their language'Working with and understanding technical deliverables and documentationComing from an IT technical background in systems engineering, IT infrastructure or software development Monitoring execution performance and being able to take corrective action where neededExperience gained in financial Services, banking, pensions or insurance are a mustExperience of Agile transformation projects is desirableExperience of Azure DevOps, Oracle, Salesforce and SAP are all highly desirable
Project Management ResponsibilitiesAdopting the most appropriate management structures for projects and ensure all key project stakeholders are informed and involvedTracking and monitoring project progress and escalating issues to appropriate stakeholdersManaging internal and external resourcesProviding a collaborative and performance driven environment for the projectLiaising with client groups to execute project deliverablesContinually identifying, prioritizing and mitigating project risks and issuesPresenting and consolidating project status reportsDemonstrating financial Project/Portfolio managementExperience of project management toolsets e.g. MS Project, JIRA, Azure DevopsUnderstanding of different methodologies including Agile, Waterfall, PRINCE2Use of collaboration tool sets e.g. Sharepoint, Teams, G SuiteEffectively manage project teams' time and allocate resources to ensure deliverables are completedManage procurement and contract management processes when applicableForecast internal resource capacity by tracking the progress of projects across the portfolioEstimate project costs and manage the budget (includes related scope control)Complete regular project reporting and change order request processes as outlined by the PMO What is in it for youAs we're responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity to work with a wide variety of high profile clients. In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employmentOur dedicated internal Careers Service.Competitive salary plus a potential discretionary bonus (performance related).25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package.A flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family's) needs. Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC.

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