Our Client, a British construction and engineering company , is currently recruiting for a PMO Project manager, on a 5 month initial contract paying £445 Per day PAYE. This will be a remote working contract.
About the role:
Working within the Core IT Project Management Office (PMO), you will be responsible for coordinating and managing resource plans against assigned project demands. You will play a key role in managing resources to deliver projects within the portfolio of Core IT projects to high standards of predictability, performance and service. Core IT project teams apply ITIL and Agile methods and Oracle, Microsoft or 3rd party platforms to rapidly deliver value. You will become familiar with the skillsets of the teams within Core IT to come up with creative resource options, including coordinating with key 3rd party suppliers.
You will manage assigned projects to deliver outcomes and value while meeting cost, time and quality demands
You will manage client expectations and drive communication & collaboration between the client and delivery teams
You will follow the standards set for projects by Core IT PMO such as Data Impact Assessment and Change Release practices
You will contribute to the Core IT PMO team to support continuous improvements of methods, tools and techniques.
Using strong inter-personal skills, you will build relationships with all the Core IT team - both at Maidenhead and remotely – to understand individuals’ skillsets, strengths and aspirations to apply to a rounded view of best fit for project roles
Where working with specific clients, you will work with department managers, to support them to plan for future skills and capacity needs for their teams, building forward training and development plans
You will apply your experience and Way tools to highlight and manage risks associated with resourcing
Organised and disciplined, a strong coordinator, comfortable using Excel & Project and similar tools for planning
Effective communicator, strong inter-personal skills and ability to persuade
Problem solver who is positive and calm under pressure
Comfortable working with analysts and clients in requirements gathering and prioritisation
Comfortable working with technology specialists and customer-focused and pragmatic in their approach to delivery
Curious about people, and skills trends in the IT market
Desirable: demonstrated experience in a similar role in a Professional Services environment
Desirable: demonstrated experience in delivery of Microsoft Azure based services
Desirable: previous experience as an IT Project Manager