IT Project Manager / Senior Project Manager

Posted 06 August 2022
Salary neg
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of IT Project Manager / Senior Project Manager, based in Aberdeen.

* Manages IT projects from inception through to completion in accordance with company's project management methodology using standard project management tools.
* Takes personal responsibility for delivering the requested initiatives to the best of their ability and to a high standard.
* Creates project plans using company's standard methodologies.
* Tracks and monitors financial spend on managed projects, escalating variance to budget.
* Actively monitors day to day project activities to ensure that progress is aligned with the plan and services are delivered to a high standard.
* Monitor resource utilisation and proactively identify and resolve any issues.
* Coordinates and organises project meetings with team members, 3rd parties and steering committees as required.
* Provide leadership and guidance to the project team.
* Reports project status to key stakeholders and interested parties.
* Engages with the appropriate operational support teams at an early stage and ensures that requirements are fulfilled for successful transition to support.
* Takes ownership of change requests throughout the life of the project.
* Participates pre-project management including business case creation, business analysis and options appraisal.
* Proactively identifies corrections for project plan documentation and ensures project issues are resolved in a timely and quality manner.
* Recommends and takes proactive action to manage project risks by developing effective recommendations.
* Ensures that projects deliver the envisaged business benefits.
* Ensures project details, status updates and documentation are current and stored appropriately.
* Manage 3rd party vendor and supplier relationships.
* Complies with the information security policy.
* Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required by the organisation.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Degree educated
* PRINCE2 to Practitioner level or PMP accredited
* ITIL Foundation
* Presentation and communication skills
* Planning/Scheduling
* Cost & Time Management
* Leadership
* Risk/Issues Management
* Scope Management
* Delegation Skills
* Motivational Skills
* Quality Management
* Experience of project or individual work stream management within IT Operations, Infrastructure or Applications fields
* Experience of constructing project plans and executing deliverables
* Able to break complicated concepts down into deliverable components to create an overall plan
* Organisational awareness of impact of change activities
* Knowledge of latest IT trends, innovations and developments
* Familiarity with, and demonstrated understanding of, the enterprises business and/or technical architectures
* Experience of change management
* Experience of varied delivery methods; Waterfall, Agile, etc
* Team Building
* Report Writing
* Procurement Skills
* Business Analysis Skills
* Able to influence others to ensure delivery of intended outcomes
* Customer and outcome focused
* Self-starter with strong sense of task ownership
* Enthusiastic, energetic and pro-active
* Able to work unsupervised and prioritise own workload
* Ability to be proactive, pragmatic and deliver results
* Process oriented with good consulting and process skills
* Analytical skills, ability to solve complex problems, evaluate alternatives and make sound recommendations
* High level of commercial awareness and numerical ability
* Auditing and monitoring skills

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/055804.

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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.