Project Manager - Infrastructure

Recruiter
Grassroots Recruitment Ltd
Location
Coventry
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
My client is an industry-leading global IT service provider with a technical network spanning across 90+ countries that specializes in supply chain management, unified communications, data networking, WiFi + data centres, electronic security and network security solutions.

Due to growth in the UK they are hiring a Project Manager to join an expanding team.

The role will involve the coordination and completion of infrastructure projects on time within budget and within scope. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of projects. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project.

The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible and will manage resources as needed to fulfil the client needs.

Educated to degree level and of experience in the engineering field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the fields concepts, practices and procedures. Perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to leading and directing the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Responsibilities:

- Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
- Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
- Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
- Ensure resource availability and allocation
- Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
- Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
- Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
- Report and escalate to management as needed
- Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
- Perform risk management to minimize project risks
- Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
- Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
- Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
- Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
- Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
- Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
- Use and continually develop leadership skills
- Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
- Perform other related duties as assigned
- Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs

Requirements:

- Proven working experience in project management
- Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

Project Manager top skills & proficiencies:

- Developing and Tracking Budgets
- Coaching
- Supervision
- Staffing
- Project Management
- Management
- Process Improvement
- Planning
- Performance Management
- Inventory Control
- Verbal Communication

To apply, please submit your CV by clicking on the relevant links. If successful you will be contacted by one of our consultants within 3 working days. Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we expect to receive, if you do not hear from us within this time you should presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Grassroots Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency and a recruitment business in respect of this vacancy. Grassroots Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and recruiter. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion or disability

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