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SR. PROJECT MANAGER (Cloud Migration) - CONTRACT - REMOTE

Job Title: SR. PROJECT MANAGER (Cloud Migration) - CONTRACT - REMOTE
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BJ/INFRPM-2803_1648463807
Contact Name: Balla J
Contact Email: Balla@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER (Cloud Migration) - CONTRACT - REMOTE

Leading Managed Services Provider in the Defence Sector require a Senior Project Manager to join their ongoing project.The Senior Project Manager's prime responsibility is to ensure that a complex high risk project or multiple projects, produces the required products, to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost. To support the migration from current Data centre to Post Office Cloud.

Location: Bracknell -Remote

Duration: 6 Months

Key Accountabilities

  • Effective management of the project baseline
    * Defines the project requirements, ensuring that the requirements catalogue traceability matrix is complete
    * Manages the agreement process of the project requirements and objectives with the Project Board or appointed project assurance role. Operates along Client's working practices ensuring compliance with local project management policy and procedure
    * Manages the production of the required products and the delivery of the project in partnership with the customer and business unit to ensure acceptance, closedown and handover to service
    * Pursues excellence in all aspects of client's business
    * Manages the delivery of the project/multiple projects in partnership with the customer and business line to ensure acceptance, closedown and handover to service
    * Operates within defined working practices, ensuring compliance with local project management policy, procedure and methodology where this is in place
    * Gathers status reports of team members across their projects and addresses issues as appropriate
    * Establishing and reporting project Key Performance Indicators to the Project Board through Highlight Reports and stage assessments
    * Manages business and project risks and produces an effective plan and risk assessment so that timescales and project costs are understood and underwritten by all by the parties
    * Ensures that formal review procedures are used
    * Manages the risks associated with the deliverables of the project in order to minimize Client's exposure to risk across multiple projects
    * Integrates financial data for multiple projects
    * Analyses profitability, revenue, margins, rates and utilization across projects
    * Ensures that the impact on the Business Line Profit & Loss due to project activities within the scope of the project is clearly visible and that all contingency usage is signed-off by the appropriate governance authority e.g. Project Board
    * Is accountable for tracking the project costs and supporting Business Units in meeting payment milestones
    * Ensuring that the milestone achievements are signed by the customer and relevant invoices are raised.
  • Effective management of the project baseline for the support work for the Post Office Cloud Agent Refactoring Work and also the delivery of another Belfast platform migration;
    * Manages the production of the required products and the delivery of the project in partnership with the customer and account to ensure acceptance, closedown and handover to service;
    * Utilises Agile ways of working to drive delivery including running daily stand up sessions, retros, the use of Jira/Confluence and Sprint Feedback sessions;
    * Managing the programme P&L which is mainly resource costs and is forecast at around £1 million per month;
    * Produces and coordinates materials and baselines during all phases of the project by careful planning and documentation;
    * Establishing and reporting project Key Performance Indicators to the Project Board through Highlight Reports and stage assessments;
    * Manages business and project risks and produces an effective plan and risk assessment so that timescales and project costs are understood and underwritten by all by the appropriate parties;
    * Accountable for managing and tracking the project costs and supporting the different teams on the account meeting milestones in the project plan;
    * Builds and manages the relationship with key stakeholders (customer, customer's third parties, subcontractors and Client) - Customer Senior Executive Level and Senior Leadership Team on the account.
    o Weekly Finance forecast to be completed by end of play every Thursday
    o Complete customer weekly update report by end of play Friday
    o OPA for every project to be completed by the first Friday in the month (following the 4th working day)
    o Updated Project plans to be sent to account planner by 12:00hrs every Monday

Please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note or contact me on 07587743762 or Balla@projectpeople.com

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