Senior IT Project Manager in Uk
- GBS Global Applied Knowledge
- Birmingham, UK
- Dec 21, 2022
IT Software & SaaS
Senior IT Project Manager
This role will report to the Head of Special Projects, who sits in the CEO’s office. The responsibility of the Senior IT Project Manager in Uk will include managing a series of on-the-fly projects across multiple stakeholders as part of the digital transformation program delivery. Senior IT Project Manager in Uk will bring a wealth of contemporary digital and technology project delivery experience and will be an established senior project manager. This role will take responsibility for programs and projects and ensure delivery through a professional and systematic approach to program and project management, ensuring that activity is delivered per set standards and within budget.
ROLE and RESPONSIBILITIES of Senior IT Project Manager in Uk :
1 Program and Project Management
The role holder (Senior IT Project Manager in Uk ) will support others in undertaking all aspects of project and program management across a variety of high profile digital related project activities, including organizational and business transformation, including the following aspects:
Establish cross-functional project teams, coordinate staff engaged in project work, and provide leadership, vision, coaching, and direction to team members.
As a Senior IT Project Manager in Uk Ensure deliverables, objectives, and project outcomes(s) are achieved within established timelines, budget, agreed with scope, and quality standards.
Lead project meetings and facilitate workshops as needed; Prepare and present written and oral reports/management information to senior management and other groups as appropriate.
Identify, document, analyze and, if necessary, challenge internal and external customer requirements, ensuring the project meets business needs / strategic objectives.
Liaise with experts to ensure they meet the specification requirements for your area of responsibility.
Identify and secure the resources and expertise required to deliver the project (including appropriate management of third-party suppliers);
Detailed project planning and documentation (definition of project scope, deliverables, success criteria, benefits management, dependencies, change control, risk management) that includes escalating risks and issues as needed.
Closely monitor project progress, performance, and quality, including evaluation and achievement of benefits.
As a Senior IT Project Manager in Uk Identify user/customer training needs and ensures appropriate training is provided.
Appropriately represent the program, project, and GBS at internal/external project meetings and events.
Work with the Head of PMO within the Special Projects team to establish robust project management standards, resource management, planning, review and analysis, and implementation tools, trackers, and techniques.
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2 Evaluation and Feasibility
As part of the preparation of project proposals and the project initiation phase, assessment and feasibility activities will be required, including:
Liaising with business leads/key partners to ensure proper evaluation and completion of feasibility activity
Get key information, including high-level objectives, benefits, risks, dependencies, scope, resources, and costs
Facilitate appropriate communication with key stakeholders, as needed, to be able to convey this information through meetings, workshops, and one-to-one discussions 30%
3 Problem Solving
Assist other project managers in the delivery of high-level project activities, including those facing difficulties, performing duties such as:
Troubleshooting and problem solving, including problem analysis and exploration of solution options
Providing expert advice and recommendations to senior management on necessary steps for project recovery
Taking on the role of the project manager when required
Establishing project ‘recovery’ team(s) to bring the activity back on track and ensure successful outcomes.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS and EXPERIENCE Skills For Senior IT Project Manager in Uk:
• As a Senior IT Project Manager in Uk you have the ability to apply project and program management disciplines in a flexible manner appropriate to complex change programs
• Ability to develop business cases, analyze business needs and identify and realize business benefits – excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Interpersonal skills and relationship management, including engaging, communicating, influencing, and negotiating with senior management and stakeholders.
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate flexibility.
• Consultative skills, including the ability to analyze, problem solve, support, challenge, and advise other project and program managers – the ability to work effectively in a complex organization with a high level of influence and Stakeholder management skills
• For the job of Senior IT Project Manager in Uk you Must have 10-15 years of experience successfully managing and overseeing medium to large-scale projects across all project lifecycle phases.
At least five years of contemporary digital project management experience
Excellent understanding of project management practices, including Agile,
Waterfall and Prince 2 with regular training in one or more of these methods
Extensive knowledge and experience in various project management techniques and tools, including relevant software (e.g., Trello, MS Planner, Jira, MS Project).
Experience managing and working with complex cross-functional projects and project teams (e.g., IT and service delivery)
Experience managing, mitigating, and evaluating project risks and issues
Experience managing change in a complex organization – experience leading/dynamic project teams.
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Qualifications, Certifications, and Training
• Project Management – Agile PM (Practitioner), Agile Program Management, Agile Business Analyst, Scrum, PMO, Prince 2, Waterfall
• IT Service Delivery – ITIL
• Change Management – APMG Change Management
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