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Rullion IT Plus Ltd

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Senior Project Manager

Posted by Rullion IT Plus Ltd on 11.19.2015
Job ID: 798471
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Job Category: Accounting
Salary: per year
Job Views: 2282
Post Code:
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 11.19.2015

Job Description

Project Manager

Responsible for significant, company-wide projects, typically with large budgets and sizeable staff, focused on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors, stakeholders etc.; would not necessarily have strategic or operational responsibilities. Spends majority of time on fill life cycle project management responsibilities. Leads the design, planning, delivery, implementation and testing of complex projects for systems that typically affect many users.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
*Lead the development and implementation of a broad, coordinated set of projects and programmes to meet the goals and priorities of the organisation.

*Cultivate contacts with vendors and other resources

*Continuously improve project management toolkits and methodologies used across the group.

*Provide expertise and consulting to workstream leads in the process of project management and in the softer skills of team dynamics, team building and group motivation.

*Responsibility for multiple projects (delivered on-time, meeting customer requirements, with high team satisfaction), including some complex projects, and projects involving a number of project staff and third parties.

*Understands basic revenue models and P/L; meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances and initiating corrective actions.

*Works with the business and IT to define requirements, secure resources and deliver projects to time, cost and quality.

*Maintains and manages all project documentation including project status reports, risks, issues, dependencies, assumptions, project plans and change management, anticipates and reacts to change.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

(ie what makes the role complicated)
*Drive organizational change taking full account of obstacles, opposition, and differing stakeholder priorities.
*Understand and effectively deliver management of dependencies, risks, issues and assumptions.
*Role covers all functional areas
*Internal and externally delivered services and solutions

*Identifies, develops, and initiates innovations and solutions where precedents and procedures may not exist.
*Works cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
*Analyzes decisions and actions for their support of the larger area's strategic direction.
*Works with senior management to resolve more complex problems

KEY RELATIONSHIPS (other than with manager or reports)
IT & Business Senior/Executive Managers
Senior Group Business Managers
3rd Party Suppliers - onshore/offshore
External Auditors - Implement/follow actions
Internal Auditors - audit plans

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
*Minimum 10 years of increasingly responsible experience, with at least five years of managing increasingly complex projects in a technical environment. Able to work effectively and efficiently toward goals in a complex, diverse environment with multiple and changing demands. Known for effective leadership of staff. Passion for client satisfaction
*Demonstrates superior collaboration skills and techniques which appropriately define alternate solutions; resolve conflicts; and create lasting, productive partnerships with customers.
*Actively participates in cross-functional groups to solve problems across projects.
*Provides resources and organizational structure to promote collaborative initiatives.
*Utilizes a network of relationships to collect and disseminate information, build support, and secure buy-in for desired objectives.
*Projects a credible executive image when strategically communicating and planning for change. Fosters and manages productive relationships with executive level sponsors.
*Demonstrates superior inter-personal skills, conflict resolution, and negotiating skills.
*Ensures open communication across project teams.
*Handles broad-based, often complex, communication for internal and/or external audiences.
*Creates a forum and format for ongoing open communication within functional area or among departments.
*Defuses emotional charged situations and uses them to constructively build greater shared commitment to end goals.
*Promotes knowledge of team's work to gain support for ongoing and future initiatives.

Personal attributes:

Likes to be structured and thoughtful and helps influence those around them to be likewise
Thrives on a high-pressure delivery focussed environment
Likes to have several different projects running in parallel but takes the time to spot and mitigate the issues in any of the projects before they arise
Likes to directly and indirectly use skills to influence an outcome
Likes to solve problems and move forward, not a procrastinator
Likes pace and to get to the end
Gets satisfaction from coaching others
Is comfortable with ambiguity and conflicting priorities
Is prepared to challenge others and receive challenge
Can adapt to different ways of working.

Rullion IT Plus Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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