Senior Project Manager at Appsbroker, Swindon, £Contract Rate

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  • Swindon, UK
  • Oct 13, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Overview

Appsbroker is Google's largest Premier Partner in Europe. We deliver leading-edge cloud services to some of the world's most exciting brands, in sectors from retail through automotive to finance.

We are a dynamic team. We work hard and have fun with a great team culture. We recognise that happy & fulfilled employees are more productive and will go the extra mile!

The projects and technologies we work with are changing the way business collaborates, communicates and makes decisions. This is a great opportunity to be part of the future model for business success. We offer a fast-paced and challenging environment offering you the opportunity to make a direct contribution to the success and rapid growth of the business.



Role Summary

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is seeing rapidly increasing adoption worldwide. Organisations take advantage of its enormous scalability, functional depth and flexibility to overhaul business processes and outcomes. Appsbroker has unique experience in successfully delivering a huge range of these projects, from migrating key business functions to GCP through to scoping, coding and delivering applications for major financial institutions, manufacturers, retailers and more.

The Senior Project Manager has a key responsibility for leading the successful delivery of a wide range of complex solutions and transformation projects for our clients. The role is highly adaptable and provides the opportunity to liaise with senior stakeholders across client businesses to execute on their own specific requirements.

The successful applicant will show aptitude at working in agile environments, as well as co-ordinating internal teams against external demands while reacting to dynamic circumstances. Additionally, experience working specifically with Data Projects will be advantageous..


Requirements

Responsibilities

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Co-ordinate key internal and external stakeholders to deliver complex projects within challenging timescales
  • Deploy a wide range of solutions using Google Cloud Platform, ranging from complex infrastructure migrations through to data platforms and custom application development
  • Operate bimodally, delivering strategic projects while managing agile requirements
  • Coordinate the delivery of end-to-end projects of values of £500,000 and more
  • Opportunity to travel to a variety of client locations, both in the UK and abroad
  • Engage at a senior level with clients and partners, including with C-level executives (particularly CIO & CTO roles), to build & develop strong relationships
  • Support more junior Project Management and other technical colleagues and help develop their skills and experience
  • Help to establish templates, policies, tools and partnerships to support Appsbroker's continued growth
  • Drive continual improvements across the Project Management team and, where applicable, the business
  • Take an analytical approach to performance management and optimisation
  • Apply Appsbroker's high quality standards across all projects and areas of work and delight end-customers
  • Negotiate and manage commercial agreements
  • Deliver projects in rapid timescales and within challenging budgets
  • Continue your professional growth and explore new and emerging technologies

Core Skills

You should have:

  • A solid structured and standard approach to work practices such as Prince 2, ITIL, Agile and Scrum
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven working experience as a project manager in the information technology sector
  • An understanding of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and ideally Data related technologies and projects
  • Accurate reporting abilities
  • The ability to create structure from ambiguous environments
  • Decisiveness in solving complex issues

Optional Skills

You may find it useful to understand:

  • G-Suite tools such as Google Sheets, Docs and Slides
  • Jira
  • Google sales & delivery methodologies
  • Fast-growth working environments & the opportunities afforded by a scale-up organisation
  • Requirements for migrating large-scale and complex infrastructure
  • Application development

Appsbroker is an equal opportunities employer