Technical Network Project Manager
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
18th September 2019
£500 - £550
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I have received the following from the client:
We've got a requirement for a contract project manager for a new project to update our network. I've included a list of requirements below and attached our Job Spec we use for recruiting permanent project managers as the requirement for a contract PM is similar. At this stage we're trying to establish who is out on the market and what rate we would have to pay. The project is a significant investment for the University so that rules out anyone at a junior level although a good mid-level PM may be exactly what we need; we won't know until we see some CVs. Is the best way forward to have a chat once you've had a chance to look through the requirements?
*Challenges constructively and champions change over delivery (note this is not to the exclusion of delivering the project!)
*Persistent self-starter with a strong work ethic who drives projects to a conclusion with the project team and is happy to get stuck in and do the work if need be
*Ideally has worked in a university environment or somewhere similar, where the emphasis is on firm, diplomatic persuasion and influence
*Personable and communicative; works well with people
*Takes personal responsibility for their work and gives praise to others for their work
*Resilient and can bounce back
*PRINCE2 Practitioner although this need not be current and may be supplemented by an APM qualification such as RPP
*Can effectively chair meetings
*Production of project documentation
*Experience of working with colleagues who have little or no project management or IT experience
*Experience of making project management work in an organisation with an operational rather than project management culture
*Agree scope, deliverables and milestones
*Track progress and hold suppliers to account
*Agree acceptance test plans
*Supervise acceptance testing
*Understanding of network technology concepts including bandwidth, DNS, DHCP, Routing, HA pairs, PoE, VLans, IP addresses, QoS
*Understanding of wireless network technology concepts
*Understanding of IT security concepts including Firewalls, encryption and log collection.
*Manage customer expectations across a complex organisation
*Plan communications to multiple customer groups
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