Senior Project Manager, Project Manager, Infrastructure

People Source Consulting
20 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client a leading IT solutions provider are seeking to recruit a permanent Project Manager to join their Customer Solutions Team based in Chippenham.

The role will require someone with the flexibility to manage a range of implementation projects from small co-location opportunities to larger more complex deals including both cloud and co-location activities. There may be times when multiple projects are running at any one time, alongside delivery activities related to single or multiple contracts and the need to provide pre-sales support.

The role will by necessity involve some travel and meetings with customers. The opportunities for growth and development in this role are substantial as my client itself continues to grow and develop. The role will require someone with a considerable degree of common sense, business acumen and the ability to work with a minimum of supervision.

The role reports directly to the Programme Manager.

The Project Manager will work with Solution Architects, Technical Architects, Service Managers and a Service Desk function to implement new customer services. There will also be an occasional requirement to support pre-sales activity.

The Technical Services Team will be responsible for:
 Solution Design pre-sales support (Solution Architect)
 Leading technical implementations (Technical Architect)
 Project Management of implementations and pre sales support and (Project Manager)
 Acceptance into Service (Project Manager / Customer Service Team)

The team will need to liaise effectively with Sales to understand the requirements of each opportunity and also to work with the service operations team to effectively hand over supportable solutions.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role are:
 Effective project management for assigned projects including physical co-location, cloud opportunities and internal infrastructure projects
 Effect handover of new customer environments into the support function
 Liase with the Finance function to ensure timley billing of project work to the customer
 Provision of timely and effective pre-sales support into the sales team on project related activities.
 PQQ, RFI and ITT responses and sales proposal support, including presentations and competitive dialogue meetings, as required
 Comply with, respect and adopt professional standards, procedures, policies, work ethics and principles

PLEASE NOTE: The responsibilities outlined above for this position are not an exhaustive list and the individual may be required to perform additional or alternative duties / tasks commensurate with this role.

Professional and Operational Experience
 Managing multiple projects simultaneously
 Matrix management of technical teams
 Resource planning
 Budget control
 Stakeholder management
 Leading solution implementations
 Management of project documentation (RAID logs, Checkpoint reports etc.)
 Customer acceptance testing
 To be eligible to obtain full UK (SC) Security Clearance

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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