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Early Engagement/Demand Project Manager

Job Title: Early Engagement/Demand Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South East England, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: A.S.A.P
Duration: 3 months+
REF: AC/119923_1631710080
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email: amanda.cager@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Work for a high profile brand that offers the flexibility of both remote and office working. This role requires a blend of expertise, as is part of a team that governs the project initiation stage. It will be will essentially be the first port of call for any prospected projects.

The role is part of the Demand Shaping team within the E2E Design and Delivery organisation of Technology and Operations Department, reporting to the Technology Demand Senior Manager.

The role will be responsible for co-ordinating work on several opportunities that are going through Consulting and Demand Shaping, to ensure that the business owner gets information on the impact of their initiative in terms of the complexity, best technical solution, cost and duration to implement in the most effective manner.

What the role will involve

  • Ensuring that all Business initiatives going through Demand Shaping have a Business owner, sponsor and agreed funding, with an understanding of priority and required delivery dates
  • Monitoring progress and reporting on the status of shaping to the Business Owner
  • Reporting and recording data and information points and working with the Demand Performance Specialist to maintain data governance
  • Helping the Business Architects and Technical Architects to remove impediments
  • Escalating issues and inputting into Continuous Improvement; taking accountability for team and function performance
  • Assignment, facilitation, and effective co-operation of a team of experts to complete Demand Shaping
  • Ensuring that all expected outcomes of Demand Shaping have been delivered, including the BRS, High Level Architecture, Very High Level plan and Cost, Domains affected/impacted, as well as the Cost and Duration of the Evaluation phase.
  • Ensure that all required inputs into X-AB have been produced by Business/Technical architects
  • Preparation, execution, and management of the POL and IB submissions for funding for Demand Shaping, including incremental spend, and when necessary supporting this for Evaluation phase
  • Presenting the Shaped opportunity for EG1 approval with Business PM and Tech PM assignment complete and assignment/request for design resources for Evaluation activities

What experience is needed

  • Experience working at the project initiation/early engagement stage of projects
  • Possible a background in PMO analysis, project planning, project initiation coordination
  • Ideally Technology Delivery experience
  • Ability and experience with requirements gathering, and demand shaping
  • Telco experience would be beneficial

For finer details on the role please contact Amanda Cager - Amanda.cager@projectpeople.com - 07796 302988.

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