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Technical Project Manager

Ref: 75736

  • 60,000-85,000
  • 20 Sep 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

The opportunity

By joining the Technology Consulting team, you will work in high-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service, enabling organizations to grow, innovate, protect and optimise their business performance – playing your part in building a better working world.

Your key responsibilities

  • Responsible for the management & delivery of the IT portion of a project in accordance with Client Project Management Methodology and SDLC, including providing IT estimates, managing IT resources, monthly reporting and coordination with all impacted IT teams to check effective delivery of the system/solution.
  • Provides IT Project Management capability with either an IT application development or IT Infrastructure focus to support the IT components of the business change initiatives.
  • Work with internal IT Infrastructure, architecture, Information Security & Application development teams and multiple Strategic partners to support the delivery of projects.
  • Plans, directs, and co-ordinates activities to manage and implement a change programme roadmap from mobilisation through to implementation leading, directing and overseeing a large team of programme resources.

Client responsibilities

  • Identifies, drives and leads problem solving and issue management for the project deliverables
  • Establishes project management processes and risk and control processes
  • Possess the poise and maturity to handle difficult client situations​
  • Build relationships with clients, acting as the primary point-of-contact for select clients/client personnel
  • Analyse business requirements from key stakeholders and assesses relevant solutions
  • Build relationships with clients, acting as the primary point-of-contact for select clients/client personnel
  • Makes decisions within defined methodology and appropriately actions on any variances on project scope, schedule, financials, risk, issue, resourcing and governance.
  • Escalates decisions that cannot be resolved within the project to the agreed governance forums.
  • Responsible for adherence to Client project methodology and makes changes so that deviations are addressed.
  • Identifies, drives and leads problem solving and issue management for the project deliverables. This involved coordinating Client’s internal technical expertise and IT strategic partners working closely with all stakeholders in the delivery of IT change.
  • Checks that the right stakeholders are identified and actively engaged on the project.
  • The role involves working with Project Managers from other parts of the organisation to check that optimal outcomes are achieved in terms of quality, value and timely delivery of IT components of change.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with senior project stakeholders (IT & Business).
  • Prepare and present project analysis, insights and recommendation to assist agreed governance forums with decision making

People responsibilities

  • Coaches colleagues in the development of compelling business cases
  • Present business cases for recommended solutions, defining potential benefits, costs, options, risks and impact
  • Proactively manages any potential risks or issues

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 5+ years IT Project Management experience
  • Have a proven track record of IT delivery of large-scale complex change programmes ideally in a financial services environment Candidate project manager should have credible experience operating at this level.
  • Have a proven ability to be able to take a ‘big picture’ delivery and project management view as well as being able to work at a detailed level across a broad range of contract types and engagement approaches
  • Experience leading IT change projects with a range of streams, partners and technologies (incl. IT infrastructure, IT Security, IT Operations, IT applications etc.) across the full delivery lifecycle
  • Have experience in seeking the alignment of business and IT, operating across organisational and technology silos to drive common approaches, delivering sustainable, agile and re-usable solutions
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Address any deficiencies in the existing system development lifecycle with specific proposals for improvement
  • At least one accreditation and practitioner experience of a range of Project Management qualification (PRINCE II, PMI, or equivalent to professional standard).

Ideally, you’ll also

  • Have a Project Management track record with a blue-chip consulting or systems integration firm or as an IT Project Manager within a leading Enterprise/Organisation
  • Be comfortable working with client executives and senior management
  • Have ability to positively engage and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Have ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty

What we look for

Ideally to have experience in one or more of the following specialisms: Service Management, Cloud, Integration, Data Management, Test and QA.
 

Contact

For a confidential and discreet conversation to understand more about this Technology job, please contact John Howe on +353 1 592 7868 or email