Technical Project Manager

Employment Type:
Any
Sector:
IT Jobs
Job Role:
Project Management Jobs
Area:
Sheffield
Location:
United Kingdom
Salary:
Competitive
Posted:
18-Jun-18
Recruiter:
Mobile Jobs
Job Ref:
RX00160718_X

About the job
The Technical delivery team sits within Engineering and Operations, this role of Technical Project manager will report into the Lead Technical Delivery Manager and act as an entrance to the teams within Engineering and Operation. The team is responsible for the planning and delivery of critical internal and external projects across the business.

As a Technical Project Manager you will...
Create and maintain project plans, which include sprint plans that take account of internal and external dependencies, interlocking plans with third parties where appropriate and aligning resource planning to delivery needs
Understand the demands of the project and accurately forecast the costs, resources and plan the delivery using best practice project management frameworks and agile methodologies.
Lead, motivate and manage technical teams across multiple geographies, including suppliers in order to deliver projects to meet agreed timescales, budgetary requirements and quality to specified requirements
To work in partnership with the PMO and Project and Programme Management Group (PPMG) to align project requirements and deliverables to the overarching annual plan and business change programme plans
Work collaboratively with the Service Management and Quality Assurance team to transition new services effectively


To succeed in this role you will need the following skills and experience...
Essential
demonstrable project management experience within a technical setting delivering complex change
Recognised project / programme management qualification (APMP, MSP etc)
Significant experience of Agile delivery methodologies (Scrum e.g.)
Degree level qualification or equivalent
Significant Technical Delivery experience across software deliveries, hardware delivery experience
An understanding and / or experience of working within ISO9001 governance framework and quality management control
Experience of managing project financials and using appropriate financial management systems to control budgets and produce accurate forecasts
Experience of working with or managing multi-disciplinary teams across international geographies
Significant experience of project management best practice and the development and maintenance of relevant artifacts and processes
Significant experience of formal Risk and Issue management within defined frameworks and processes
Experience of dealing with senior stakeholders

Desirable
Qualification or accreditation in an IT related field
Experience of implementing and utilising a project and portfolio management tool (MS Project e.g.)
Experience of presenting and reporting to senior leadership
Experience of IT and software development projects that lead to significant business change

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