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Technical Project Manager

Employer
Context Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Technical IT Project Manager

A Technical IT Project Manager is required to deliver a number of IT projects in support of the separation of a business from its group parent company. This is a complex business of circa 1200 IT end-users and numerous sites spread across the county, with significant complex, critical logistical operations.

This is a major, critical project with a large number of workstreams. Examples include but are not limited to the separation of more than 30 applications, Office 365, Navision, Workday, BI platforms, ITSM tooling and more. You will manage workstreams/projects through the full end-to-end lifecycle across a full scope of requirements to achieve the separation of systems, processes etc, to stand the business on its own. i.e. discovery, design, build, migration, test, release, ensuring ops/support processes are in place etc, along with commercial aspects such as licencing, outsourcing of services etc.

This is a critical project being delivered at pace. You will be one Project Manager in a small team and therefore we are looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager capable of managing the delivery of a range of technical IT projects, of small-to-medium scale. You'll need to be a team player, with a can-do attitude, capable of managing multiple complex IT projects concurrently. You will be confident in working with 3rd party vendors and service providers, senior business stakeholders and directly with technical IT teams across various disciplines.

Required skills and experience:

Project Management, delivering a variety of technical IT projects
A strong understanding of information technology in corporate environment; spanning applications, infrastructure, data/business intelligence, EUC, information Security etc
Demonstrable experience of managing multiple small-to-medium sized technical projects concurrently.
Qualified in Prince 2 / PMP / ITIL or other relevant accreditations.
Highly organised with demonstrable experience of utilising best-practice project management tools and documentation
Strong understanding of ITIL, Business change and associated processes
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; able to engage and manage relationships in a pressured environment
Strong experience of procuring, engaging and managing vendors and service providers
Able to work closely with technical delivery teams.

Rolling 3 month contract - envisaged through until the end of 2022

Daily pay rate of up to £650p/d depending on experience.
Off-payroll working rules will likely apply to this engagement (i.e. it is likely to be "inside" of IR35).

Location; Central London with flexibility to work from home two days per week.
Occasional travel to other UK sites required.

Must be available to start immediately/very soon
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