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IT Project Manager

Job Title: IT Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Theale, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: SQ 210621_1655802698
Contact Name: Sarah Quinn
Contact Email: sarah.quinn@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

A major UK telecoms infrasture company are looking for an IT Project Manager to join their team on a perm basis - This role is located in Theale 2 days per week and remotely for the remaining 3.

Main Purpose of Role:

To provide professional project management of the IT project portfolio, to deliver assigned initiatives / projects that directly implement or contribute to business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the Lead IT Project Manager, to plan IT projects, ensuring resources are aligned and allocated accordingly, identifying any conflicts, risks or issues as appropriate.
  • To maintain alignment of the IT Project portfolio and work to ensure the portfolio is delivered to the agreed schedule.
  • To produce clear and achievable plans by ensuring the scope, objectives and resourcing requirements have been captured, thus gaining the support and buy in of all key stakeholders.
  • To proactively surface and record all project risks, issues and dependencies, subsequently managing their mitigation and resolutions escalating as required to ensure the project remains on track.
  • To manage all key stakeholders and stakeholder groups who are connected to the delivery of the project to ensure expectations are managed, critical decisions are made, key dependencies and requirements are addressed, and individual project delivery progress is clearly understood.
  • To support and contribute actively to health and safety, environmental, business continuity and information security arrangements that meets our obligations to our customers.

Person Specification:

  • Detailed technical knowledge of delivering IT projects
  • Matrix management skills for disparate teams.
  • Project management experience in delivering full software development life cycle projects in a dynamic environment
  • Proven track record in the identification and implementation of process improvements
  • Experience of working in telecoms desirable
  • Prince 2 Qualified

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