IT Project Manager

Posted 21 July 2022
Salary neg
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

Our leading subsea specialist client is seeking an experienced IT Project Manager for a 6 month contract commencing asap.

The IT Project Manager is responsible for the successful implementation of IT Projects to deliver the identified business benefits. They will oversee the Core Project Teams, made up of both internal and third-party members and be responsible for all stages of the project lifecycle from project identification through the definition, build, test and implementation phases. These IT projects can be from any of the Company functions, but expectation is that this will be predominantly IT Infrastructure projects.
The IT Project Manager will be a self-motivated person with experience in the start-up and delivery of IT projects related to data management and survey.
This role is a contract position with the Corporate IT Team and has a global remit.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities
* Direct and manage project teams of internals and third parties
* Primary responsibility for IT Project Management to ensure successful delivery against targeted benefits, to the approved schedule and budget. Responsibilities will include:
* Management of scope and project requirements
* Evaluations of solutions, technical options and cost/benefit analysis. Able to apply knowledge and understanding of business analysis techniques to describe a business requirement and to articulate potential solutions.
* Overseeing configuration and commissioning of solutions
* Management of validation and acceptance of solutions
* Facilitation of implementation and supporting the business in change management
* Prepare and maintain project plans and progress reports
* Handover of completed projects to Business As Usual support
* Carry out and report post implementation reviews
* General PMO activities
* Provide input to formal functional IT Steering Committees to review delivery of the IT programme of work, prioritise and facilitate the delivery of the individual projects within the related programme
* Regular progress reporting and continual review and improvement of ways of working
* Involved in the management of effective IT change in relation to the introduction, update of, and improvements to systems and services delivered by IT. Assist with the facilitation of the management of business change.

* Preferred degree level education, or equivalent experience
* Experience of in a similar project management role, preferably with understanding of the life of field and survey arena. A significant proportion of this time should have been spent managing IT implementation projects and with exposure to cloud technology, data management and strategy setting activities.
* A background in business analysis and project management combined with excellent communications and facilitation skills.
* Customer focussed attitude with a high degree of cultural awareness and sensitivity.
* Analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills required
* A clear understanding of project management responsibilities and techniques: personnel management, project planning, cost control and progress reporting.
* Understands and adheres to standards and procedures relating to change management, performance management and security.
* Able to work independently, motivate and collaborate effectively with other functions.
* Enthusiastic, energetic and self-motivated with good management skills.
* Evidence of ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
* Good interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well to colleagues, senior management and IT Partners, with a positive approach to customer care
* Strong awareness and understanding of relevant industry trends and issues
* Preferred Project Management qualifications and knowledge and experience of application of Agile ways of working
* Preferred ITIL qualifications
Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference TR/056054

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.