IT Project Manager
Spring Group Plc
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IT Technical Project Manager Based in London E3
To manage the successful delivery of application technical changes required for financial year product releases by providing a balance between project managerial duties and advanced technological skills, while being responsible for day to day running of the Project from IT point of view. managing resources across key technical work stream deliverables.
Deliver technical solutions to agreed scope, quality, time and budget criteria, proactively managing all associated risks and issues, and ensuring that in application design, development and deployment, customer and business needs are effectively managed and met.
Technically assess risks, assist with technical problem solving, and be able to communicate with ease with business project team all the way through to technical consultants by understanding the technical complexities quite often faced, and understand standard approaches which must be followed.
*Ensure that the project/work stream is effectively managed in accordance
*Ensure Risks identified and managed, including development of mitigation strategies
*Effectively monitor and initiate change requests in order to avoid project drift and maintain an accurate project plan
*Gather and document requirements through workshops, business process analysis and task analysis as required.
*Project plans are kept updated and shared and agreed with the business project team
*Take accurate and timely minutes of meetings including project, team and client meetings as required and distribute accordingly
*Produce and/or collate from across project work streams project reports as required including weekly PMO updates, Project Board reports, risk register, etc
*Assess and monitor key risks and issues, dependencies and assumptions, ensuring that they are reported and escalated appropriately
*Collaborate with internal and external suppliers to ensure that project reporting is on time from each work stream
*Maintain document control ensuring that all project documentation is kept in the relevant shared location
*As required successfully engage in multiple project work streams simultaneously
*Ensure performance towards achievement of deliverables is monitored effectively and reported on
*Legal framework for external suppliers signed off by Legal/Project Sponsor
*Manage and lead End-Project/Lessons Learned workshops and Reports Produced accordingly
*Manage internal and external project stakeholders to ensure that the organisation's expectation for the project are realised and met
*Closely liaise with project work streams to ensure reporting to agreed timescales, identification of project risks and their mitigation
*To liaise with the client and any other identified external stakeholders to ensure there is early identification of risk, potential dissatisfaction, change requirements, etc.
*To develop risk mitigation strategies for risks, as they are identified, in work streams responsible for
*Assess technical risks and problem solve solutions
*Use own experience associated to estimates ensuring that the project is delivered in most efficient/timely manner
*Identify root-cause analysis associated to issues
*Ensure that technical solution is as appropriate and not overly complicated to be unwieldy and unable to fully deliver technical solution.
Be the conduit between the Business project team, and Technical Consultants, ensuring the translation of technical to business speak and vice versa; so that communication between these stakeholders is as efficient as possible
*Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
*Possessing detailed experience of managing complex work flows to a successful outcome
*Possessing detailed experience of managing the design, development and delivery of integrated business solutions, with both SDLC, Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
*Requirement gathering prioritization planning and facilitating the technology related business processes
*Practical experience of managing and developing cross-functional/matrix project teams working across a mix of complex parallel developments.
*Working across a mix of technology platforms and environments
*With a personal track record of delivering solutions in partnership with a range of business owners, technical teams and external partners.
Why Choose This Role?
This role will be a help gain the necessary exposure and experience in Technical IT and non-IT project management tasks and could be a step towards a future long-term career goal of becoming a Lead Project or Programme manager It will also give the necessary experience, breadth and skills of This role will be a help gain the necessary exposure and experience in Technical IT and non-IT project management tasks and could be a step towards a future long-term career goal of becoming a Lead Project or Programme manager It will also give the necessary experience, breadth and skills of understanding how different governance processes, technology and application support teams work; thus helping build the capability towards a Programme lead.
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