Infrastructure Project Manager

Part Time
  • Part Time
  • London

Website Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

Data centre migration experience – Active directory – VPN

Project Manager
Department Description
Chief Operating Office – Group Programme Management
Team Description Group Programme Management – Project Delivery
Role Description Reporting to the Programme / Portfolio / Senior Project Manager, this role is responsible for managing one or more complex projects that involve multiple stakeholders, ensuring that project charters, integrated project plans, resource plans, and contingency plans are fully scoped and documented, and that appropriate risk management processes are in place. The Project Manager leads the identification and development of project objectives, scope, plans, dependencies, and success criteria in collaboration with the project sponsor and other stakeholders. The Project Manager will lead multiple work streams throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring high quality and cost-effective deliverables. Key Responsibilities Direct project management of projects or work streams of large projects that may involve multiple internal and external stakeholdersDevelop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artefacts to meet project objectives, including recommendation as necessaryEvaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value, prioritising high impact deadlines and activitiesProvide project analysis to facilitate senior stakeholder discussions and build a connection for negotiationAllocate resources in current and future projects based on the delivery tasks and milestones in the project planDefine and report on project progress and achievement of project milestones, regularly updating key stakeholders on project status & escalating issues quickly.Validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expendituresPartner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteriaAssess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encounteredEnsure all projects comply with the clients standards of project methodologyContinually update relevant business stakeholders of project status and periodically publish project status reports in accordance with Change Framework requirements.Serve as a subject matter expert in routinely briefing key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiativesRepresent the project in various project governance and inter-department forumsDefine and track project tasks and milestonesEnsure project meets success parameters stated in the business caseEnsure end results are of the highest calibre with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit Governance and Risk Management Work with the Programme / Portfolio / Senior Project Managers to ensure adherence to the clients standards for governance and risk managementResponsible for facilitating regular project meetings and follow-up with project team members as required.Responsible for the project wide implementation of processes, policies, and best-practice for change management where appropriate, ensuring (and measuring) adoption and effectivenessPreparation, collation, and distribution of project status reports, ad-hoc presentations, and reporting (including senior management reporting).Ensure governance procedures are adhered to, for example: o All project artefacts maintained throughout the project lifecycle (plans, resourcing profiles, cost plans, benefits schedules, RAID items, Change Requests and status reports) are up-to-date, accurate, and follow group quality standards.o Projects adhere to the change framework, use Group standard templates and are subject to the correct stage gate procedures throughout the project lifecycleo Monitor and document adherence to the change framework, escalating issues as required Work with the Portfolio Manager / Programme / Senior Project Manager to understand and manage the delivery risk within the project – driving out, tracking, and reducing project level risksRecommend solutions to reduce probability and impact of risks,Adhere to the planning standards and process to ensure transparency on key deliverables and dependencies so that delivery can be tied to costEnsure risk management & mitigation processes are followed within the project by team members. Financial Management Manage the project budget request process and perform regular financial reviews to track and measure financial performance against plan at the project levelWork with the Portfolio PMO and Business to provide an accurate resource demand view for the projectTrack and forecast key financial metrics against targets, preparing forecasts and budget reportsSupport the identification and analysis of potential solutions to financial issues, considering budget, organisational impact, and financial and operational cost/benefit. Communications Understand the roles, needs, and influence of different stakeholders and effective plan communications to provide appropriate and well timed updates.Establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders, demonstrating understanding of their perspective, proactivity and their delivery focus.Accountable for project level communications Management of Risk Continually reassess the operational and project level risks by ensuring all actions take account of the likelihood of risks occurring.The role acts as a risk mitigating function by monitoring the delivery risks across the project and ensuring these are adequately managed Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C’s, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

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