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  • Job reference: RMS0174006

IT Project Manager

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/12/2016
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/01/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
IT Project Manager - Senior Level
Location - Stafford
Contract - 6 months

IT Program Manager serves as solution delivery expert for the design and implementation of assigned architecture initiatives

Key Responsibilities Include:
* Drives and is accountable for operational excellence of assigned program(s), with duties including project reviews, feasibility, cost benefit analysis, prioritization, initiation, execution and closure for all project work related to the program
* Clearly communicate program status, issues, risks, plans, etc. to senior management
* Manages budgets and contracts associated with program(s) or initiative(s)
* Manages activities of project team resources to support and deliver solutions relating to the program(s)
* Maintains effective working relationships with peers and vendors to seamlessly integrate the program area into the overall strategic objectives and activities of the organization
* Coordinates program support activities, including the development of internal and external communications, establishing roadmaps and benchmarks, developing implementation, testing and training plans and ensuring the successful transition to support and maintenance teams

Qualifications:
* BS Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent
* Minimum 10 years IT experience with 6 years in project/program management or equivalent
* Ability to learn complex systems and business processes and define requirements for solutions
* Experience with process quality methodology
* Experience with two or more infrastructure technologies (compute, database, network, etc.)
* Experience with two or more application types (ERP, MEP, CSM, etc.)
* Demonstrated program management skills including project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and communication
* Project management experience in global environments
* Coordinate efforts in line with the 'bigger picture' to maximize the overall value of IT service delivery and demonstrated history resolving conflicts in priority
* Awareness of and ability to deliver compliance requirements
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interface and influence at all levels in the organization
* Understanding of IT technologies and how to apply them
* Demonstrated ability to excel in a global matrix organization
* Strong leadership skills
* Analytic, creative and business focused problem solver

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Mandatory
* Scrum Master or Project Owner Certification alt PMI certification
* Embedded or Power electronic background
* Agile hands on experience
* Control system experience
* Knowledge about KPI methodology and the implementation of it
* MS Project or Smartsheets hands on experience
* JIRA experience
* Proven strong team management skills

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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