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Infra Technical Migration Manager_MSSQL On Premise Consolidation Project

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Listed on: 11th March
Location: London
Type: Contract
Start Date: 2021-03-11 00:00:00

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Job Title:Infra Technical Migration Manager_MSSQL On Premise Consolidation Project

Inside IR35

Location:London, Canary Wharf



Job Purpose and primary objectives:

MSSQL On Premise Consolidation. The existing SQL Server estate will be migrated to dedicated VHS Servers purposed solely for the operation of database workloads. The resultant consolidation will achieve a significant licence cost reduction. In addition, SQL Server instances will be upgraded to 2016 as far as practicably possible.

The Project Manager is responsible and accountable for the delivery of agreed project outputs to the agreed time, cost and quality parameters within the agreed scope.

The Project Manager is also responsible for the implementation of methodologies, best practice standards, quality assurance and reporting activities including effective MI and senior management reporting in his project.

Key Requirements in addition to the below:

                     Confident in with working together with different global teams in a fully virtual environment

                     Able effectively manage within an infrastructure and engineering environment

Key responsibilities (please specify if the position is an individual one or part of a team):

                     Ensure the project and associated business case are scoped, initiated and approved according to required procedures

                     Ensure the project is planned in a manner that delivers to the required cost and quality and within the agreed scope, including appropriate milestone definition, work breakdown structure, dependencies, and assumptions

                     Responsible for delivery of the project to date, scope, benefit and budget specifications and all activities required to achieve these outcomes, including active management of all inter and intra project dependencies.

                     Ensure the project is executed and implemented according to the plan or any agreed changes to the plan and according to agreed project management standards

                     Responsible for the consolidated view of the project status and ensuring dbClarity is updated, accurate and consistent with all other reporting (i.e. adheres to reporting standards, milestones are maintained, risks, issues and dependencies logged appropriately, etc.)

                     Analyse and identify possible risks and issues that could impact delivery and either resolve them or escalate as appropriate

                     Accountable for managing the project budget

                     Responsible for the creation of clear project MI

                     Ensures project is delivered in accordance with the CGF, Risk, Architecture and other firm-wide policies and guidelines

                     Ensure that appropriate meetings are held and that outputs and artefacts are produced and distributed. Chair the relevant meetings

                     Utilize the relevant governance bodies / steering committees for the purpose they are established

                     Coordinate resources including staff, equipment, vendors and consultants across one or more projects.

                     Ensure project/ programme stakeholder awareness, engagement, and communication


Key Skills/Knowledge:

Engage and communicate effectively and successfully with all stakeholders

Report on project/program status using suitable reporting tools.

Track program level spend send and manage issues with finance/procurement teams.

Engage with PMO Effectively and proactively manage and report on all project risks (including contingency planning), taking corrective action where necessary.

Experience required:

10+ year exp

                     Demonstrable experience in leading projects to successful conclusions

                     Experience in a management role with P&L accountability

                     Relevant experience working in the Financial Services industry

                     Proven ability to effectively assess and mitigate project risks and dependencies

                     Experienced in effectively communicating with and positively influencing project stakeholders and team members

                     Appropriate domain expertise

                     Undergraduate Degree from an accredited college or university (or equivalent diploma / work experience)

                     Professional qualification in Prince2 and/or PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)

Duration of the Assignment:

6 months rolling