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IT Project Manager - Glasgow

£negotiable + Benefits - Technology & Data
Ref: 4842 Date Posted: Tuesday 05 Nov 2019
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Our client, a global services business in Glasgow requires an IT Project Manager on a 12-month fixed-term contract.

As part of their IT Global Projects team you will Project Manage IT based projects for the business and provide relevant business analysis.  Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and direct project teams to ensure timely delivery of projects facilitating business initiatives, keeping within budget and managing risk to the firm
  • Manage large, complex projects end-to-end, from requirements gathering, contract negotiation, development and testing, through to implementation and handover to the operations and support teams.
  • Manage internal and external project communications to all levels of stakeholders both business and technical
  • Liaise with the infrastructure architects to ensure that the IT solutions and their supporting infrastructure fully support the business requirements
  • Carry out business analysis where required
  • Create and manage project plans and documentation
  • Recommend and manage project budgets
  • Manage, monitor and motivate the cross-functional project teams
  • Conduct project presentations and compile reports
  • Manage third parties and suppliers
  • Ensure projects are delivered and run in such a way that they meet industry leading quality standards following the firm's methodology
  • Act as a role model for others within the team and provide mentoring services where necessary
  • Work with the Global Projects and Portfolio Manager, to identify opportunities for improvement within the team and project methodology

You will be an experienced IT Project Manager with a minimum of five years’ experience working as a PM with a track record of managing and leading global projects (IT infrastructure and services) through the full project life cycle in either professional services or financial services organisation.  In addition, you will possess the following skills/attributes

  • Experience of data centre migrations/regionalisation and virtualisation technologies
  • Strong planner and with ability to spot tenuous links and dependencies
  • Working within a structured project framework
  • Good understanding of soft skills involved in successful management of projects and team motivation
  • Able to manage teams remotely in a global context.
  • A good eye for detail; ability to work accurately and effectively even when under pressure
  • Able to learn and understand current business processes and help to model new processes/procedures
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Assist with research and evaluation of software solutions from 3rd party suppliers and production of necessary deliverables such as tender documents, liaising with suppliers

Salary £negotiable + Benefits.  For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0141) 530 4333 or email