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IT Infrastructure Project Manager

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/08/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/08/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
This is a commuter base role, living in Dubai and traveling to Iraq on a 5 day on/2 day off basis.

DIMENSIONS
 One of about 8 project managers and project engineers within the IT infrastructure project team.
 The role is expected to deliver projects across location and technology boundaries, typically requiring management of project teams composed of different internal and external suppliers.
 The role involves interacting with and influencing management on project related matters on a regular basis, typically construction managers, and terminal or station managers.
 The project manager is expected to manage budgets allocated to projects, which could vary between $100k to $5m
 The jobholder will be expected to travel between multiple sites within Iraq and outside Iraq where required

RESPONSIBILITIES
 The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is to manage Infrastructure projects ranging in size and complexity across all stages of the project life-cycle. Using the Project Delivery Framework along with standard processes, the project manager will be expected to be deliver projects on time, within the approved budget, and within the agreed
upon scope, ensuring solutions meet business- and non-functional requirements and are compliant with Architecture, IRM and Supportability standards
 Take accountability to plan, control and execute approved Infrastructure Projects within agreed within agreed parameters of cost, timescales while working with EPC contractors, clients providers and other suppliers.
 Ensure the project steering committee and the program manager, are kept well informed of project progress, risks and issues.
 Building and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders to obtain buy in
 Participate in the development of IT infrastructure standards, methods, guidelines, techniques, tools and control structures, particularly in the area of IT project management. Participate in improving IT Infrastructure skills and awareness within the community
 Responsible for the developing, coaching and motivation of junior project engineer staff assigned to projects under the job holder’s direction
 Responsible for comprehensive handover of project deliverables to operations, meeting all transition to support milestones as agreed with Operations Manager
 Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of project management frameworks and best practice as well as a management level overview of the latest infrastructure trends and technologies.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
 University Degree Essential
 At least 7 years experience working in a project environment.
 5 years IT infrastructure project management experience is essential and preferably in the oil and gas environment
 Prince2 or PMP accreditation
 Experience of delivering Infrastructure projects successfully
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