Project Manager – Network & Infrastructure
Sector: Central Government
Date posted: 20/05/2019
Duration: 6 months
Salary: £400 per day
My clients in Central Government require a new interim Project Manager.
They will have the following experience:
- Develop and manage complete project plans using appropriate tools (such as MS Project or JIRA)
- Assess and prioritise delivery to plan in line with team capacity and availability
- Support senior technical project managers in managing a team of specialists to deliver new services and ensure integration with existing estate
- Assist in the management of processes for the tracking and management of risks, issues and dependencies
- Produce and manage project RAID (Risk, Assumptions, Issues and Dependency) logs
- Play a supporting role in the management and prioritisation of requests for change on a project/service, managing your own subset of change requests to develop into full projects by using appropriate project management techniques
- Support the delivery of projects and ensure smooth handovers into operational service support
- Engage with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels to generate commitment to goals
- Assist in the planning, scheduling and monitoring of work to challenging deadlines whilst understanding any relevant legislative and procedural constraints
- Assist in the creation and handling of project budgets, ensuring consistency of reporting to senior stakeholders and tracking delivery within budget.
You will be someone who:
- Enjoys getting things done and uses their initiative to remove blockers and maintain delivery progress
- Is able to identify and work to a desired outcome that may be driving a request for a change
- Has good interpersonal skills and an ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels
- Has a general understanding of technology across data, networks, devices and applications
- Understands how to change their approach depending on how big or complex the project is
- Has the ability to identify and highlight issues that will reduce quality in a deliverable
- Has a good understanding of some software engineering practices
- Recognises the value of appropriate project documentation and can contribute to its creation and maintenance
- Has an understanding of software development cycles – how something gets from an idea to a fully tested, delivered capability
- Has an understanding of how technical delivery can support and contribute to an organisation’s strategic goals
- Prince Practitioner qualification or equivalent.
- Working with PMOs to deliver high-quality reporting.
- Working with technical teams to delivery network or infrastructure projects.
Do not delay in sending through your CV for consideration.