Project Manager – Network & Infrastructure

Discipline: IT

Sector: Central Government

Location: Nationwide

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 20/05/2019

Start: ASAP

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.

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