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Project Manager - IT Change & Transformation - Glasgow

£competitive + Group Benefits - Technology & Data
Ref: 5403 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Sep 2021
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Project Manager required for the Change & Business Improvement team of our global services firm client on a 12-month fixed-term contract.

Based in Glasgow, you will work closely with the senior leadership team as a key contributor in enabling the business to deliver a complex global transformation of the operating model by which each practice group delivers its services to clients, from initiation to realisation of full benefits where there is a significant level of interdependency across workstreams.  Reporting to the Head of Transformation, your will initially Project Manager an ITSM project. You will work closely with the Head of IT team on transitioning their service catalogue to a service management platform (Cherwell).  At the completion of this project, or otherwise on an as needed basis, you will be allocated to different initiatives by the busines PMO.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and proactively manage the project design and implementation through all phases of design and delivery and within agreed timescales.
  • Liaise with workstream leads to ensure that business requirements are clearly documented and that the proposed outcomes, solutions and supporting systems, processes and plans fully support those requirements.
  • Develop and manage project trackers ensuring that required project documentation is properly completed and that quality gates are achieved.
  • Implement and manage RAID log.
  • Track progress against matter plans, budget and agreed KPIs, alerting relevant stakeholders promptly to variances and recommending changes and developing contingency plans where necessary.
  • Develop a clear understanding of resource requirements for each stage of design and delivery and tracking availability of resource and escalating where there are potential issues.
  • Identifying, managing and recording change control requests.
  • Working closely with the change and communications team to ensure that stakeholder analysis, change impact analysis and benefit analysis are part of workstream delivery plans and coordinating with those teams to create appropriate change and comms plans.
  • Arrange post-project reviews and lessons learned exercises.

You will be an experienced Project Manager with a minimum of five years’ experience working as a PM with a track record of managing and leading IT global projects through the full project life cycle.  In addition, you will possess the following skills/attributes:

  • Excellent people skills along with a track record of establishing and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent presentation, written, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced organisational and influencing skills, flexibility of style, attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high pressured, detail-oriented environment
  • High degree of initiative and independent judgment with excellent troubleshooting, decision-making and follow-through skills
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Microsoft Project, Excel and PowerPoint
  • AgilePM, APM, PMP, PRINCE2 or equivalent project management certifications
  • Experience of working in a professional services firm (preferable)

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