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Senior Project Manager - Managed Services - Cloud - Digital

  • Reference: 3527
  • Date Added: 26th September 2019
  • Sector: IT
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £75k - £95k

Job description:

European market leader, delivering technology-enabled transformation and innovation in the Government/ private sectors, is looking to recruit a bright, ambitious, talented Senior Project Manager, with wide ranging experience across multiple industries, including managed services, infrastructure and applications management, cloud, ITO, digital transformation, agile approach.

Senior Project Managers are at the forefront of their technology strategy, using expertise and skills to; embrace innovation, create effective teams and deliver business benefits. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of engagements across the UK, helping Government clients to improve the way they provide citizen centric services through digital transformation. Whilst clients will be primarily in the Government sector, my client is happy to consider candidates who have worked in other regulated industries such as energy, financial services or directly from within the public sector provided they have the right level of commerciality and customer focus.

This is a dual role, at the core the ability to deliver projects in a structured, sound and successful way - also supporting internal transformation/ part of a team delivering strategic internal initiatives, so a real opportunity shape the business moving forwards, therefore, experience of managing change/ transformation projects is highly desirable.

Key skills:
*Strong track record of successful large scale project delivery
*Knowledge and skills in Programme and Project management methods and tools
*Delivery of high performance, high quality engagements and assignments with a client focus
*Ability to consistently achieve tight deadlines under pressure and be adept at eliciting excellent team performance Skilled people motivator, a self-starter possessing the drive and courage to meet and exceed performance management targets
*Ability to think creatively and propose innovative solutions to business problems * Strong communication, presentation and writing skills

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
*Experience at a senior level in the successful delivery and assurance of large scale and complex Projects, and related training, qualifications and certifications
*Previous exposure in a Central Government/Local Government/Regional Government environment would be beneficial
*Extensive experience in PPM delivery
*Extensive knowledge and experience using change management methods
*Advanced skills in PPM methods and tools
*Experience working in a consultancy or service focused organisation
*The candidate will have experience managing senior executive stakeholders
*The candidate will have experience of line managing a team
*Security Clearance (SC) would be beneficial

This role will be challenging, yet very rewarding. My client is looking for someone who is intellectually curious, able to bring new ideas to help shape and ultimately grow the business.

They are moving into new areas/ not traditional business, whilst simultaneously going through a rebranding exercise to become a different player in the marketplace. This makes it an incredibly exciting time to join and influence the business moving forwards. They are also moving into new areas of technology including biometrics and AI etc, so a great opportunity to gain experience in new technologies.

You need to be eligible for SC clearance. Clients are located across the UK and as such candidates must be willing to travel and work away from home when required. Key office Locations are Berkshire, Central London and North London.

Please forward your CV for an immediate interview.

Volaris Exec is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Volaris Exec are a Senior Appointments consultancy specialising in placing managerial, leadership & executive roles on both a contract and permanent basis. The key functional areas we cover are Technology, Operations, Finance & Commercial Management, Project & Programme Management, Product Development, Sales & Marketing and Engineering. We operate across many dynamic industry sectors including Software & Technology, Digital & Online, Insurance, Banking, Cards & Payments, Mobile & Telecommunications, Retail & eCommerce, Leisure & Tourism, and Engineering.

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