Senior IT Project Manager at Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd, Reading, £Contract Rate
Contract Spy Lower Padworth, Reading RG7 4HT, UK
Feb 21, 2020Duration not stated
Main Purpose of Role To provide professional project management of the IT project portfolio, to deliver assigned initiatives / projects that directly implement or contribute to Cornerstoneâ€™s business objectives. The main focus of the role is to Project Manage the development of several business-critical applications. Key Responsibilities Compliance & Security To support and contribute actively to health and safety, environmental, business continuity and information security arrangements that meets our obligations to our customers Project Management In conjunction with the IT Programme Manager, to plan IT projects, ensuring resources are aligned and allocated accordingly, identifying any conflicts, risks or issues as appropriate. To maintain alignment of the IT Project portfolio and work to ensure the portfolio is delivered to the agreed schedule. Project Planning To produce clear and achievable plans by ensuring the scope, objectives and resourcing requirements have been captured, thus gaining the support and buy in of all key stakeholders. To create and maintain project plans against which the project is managed and measured. The ability to revise plans to accommodate changing needs of the business. To manage the impact of change within the project and on the project plans in terms of scope, timescales, costs & quality ensuring that the impacts are clearly understood and sanctioned by key stakeholders. Project Governance & Control To provide clear and effective project governance by appropriate use of industry standard tools, and mediums such as meetings, one to ones and conference calls to regularly govern the project issues. Project Delivery To manage and lead a (matrix) team for the duration of the project drawn from relevant functions and areas of expertise within Cornerstone, its suppliers and shareholders that collectively delivers the project. To manage all key stakeholders and stakeholder groups who are connected to the delivery of the project to ensure expectations are managed, critical decisions are made, key dependencies and requirements are addressed, and individual project delivery progress is clearly understood. Report against targeted delivery and maintain tools and systems in line with project delivery plans to demonstrate progress to stakeholders. Experience (technical, managerial, industry) Required · Detailed technical knowledge of delivering IT projects · Extensive experience in working in a development environment. Experience working in a devops/agile environment is required. · Matrix management skills for disparate teams. · Project management experience in delivering full software development life cycle projects in a dynamic environment · Proven track record in the identification and implementation of process improvements Education level / Qualifications (professional, vocational) Required · Prince II foundation or equivalent qualification/accreditation · Educated to A level Skills / Knowledge Required · A good relationship builder and ability to build trust through effective management of internal and external stakeholders. · Clear and concise communication skills at all levels of the business · Strong planning and organizational skills, Ability to prepare plans and anticipate change. · Focused single mindedness and diligence in delivering business outcomes. · Intermediate skills in Excel and MS Project Cornerstone Values Operate and uphold Cornerstoneâ€™s values of delivering excellence, stronger connections, sharper solutions and inspiring transformations.