Senior IT Project Manager

Senior IT Project Manager

Job Title: Senior IT Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract to Perm
Location: Stubbs Road,
Reference: 1611
Contact Name: Ben Davey
Job Published: June 12, 2019 12:51

Job Description

Our Client is a Large Multinational National Insurance organisation, with global offices. They are looking to a Senior Project Manager to implement best practice into project governance and help drive efficiencies within a Regional Enterprise Infrastructure environment. The Tech stack supports units across APAC and the engineering is predominately split and managed across hosted solutions and vendors.

 Responsibilities of the Role

  • Be accountable to the project sponsor and deliver within agreed timescale, quality and budget
  • Manage vendors
  • Create and manage the project plan, scope, resources and budget
  • Strong risk awareness within Project environment
  • Create, manage and resource the IT project plan(s); agree and review the plans, costs and resources with the project sponsor
  • Ensure all project commitments are met; monitor and report on progress in accordance with PMO requirements
  • Diagnose and evaluate potential risks and issues throughout the project and report regularly to the project sponsor with regard to such risks and executing appropriate plans to contain them
  • Ensure appropriate standards are adopted and that effective quality controls are built into the project plan and that mechanisms are in place to assure it
  • Ensure appropriate release and change management processes are implemented
  • Identify and manage relationships through effective communication with all stakeholders including third parties and acts as the primary point of contact
  • Identify, acquires and deploys team members and manage third parties to ensure successful project execution

Requirements of the Role

  • Graduate qualifications in science, computer science, engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 10 years of experience in an Enterprise IT environment, with 10+ years in project management of medium to large scale IT infrastructure projects
  • Solid understanding of IT infrastructure technical domains (e.g. IaaS and PaaS virtual infrastructure, OS, SAN, network)
  • Solid understanding of how IT infrastructure can support critical application services
  • Project Management Certification (e.g. Prince or PMP)
  • Solid understanding of ITIL with ITIL foundation certificate
  • Ability to communicate to senior managers and stakeholders
  • English proficiency and Chinese (written and spoken an advantage)

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