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Senior Project Manager; Operations Systems - Luton 70-85K

  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Project/Programme Delivery

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £85000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Vikki Bayfield

  • Contact email:

    vikkib@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    85000

  • Salary low:

    70000

  • Job ref:

    J6426

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2016-11-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Senior Project Manager; Operations Systems - Luton - £70,000 - £85,000 + benefits

Our client a FTSE 100 International e-commerce business is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join their team based in Luton who are responsible for managing the delivery of IT led business projects throughout the full software development lifecycle. The Senior Project Manager will work with systems vendors, escalating issues as appropriate and ensuring alignment between the suppliers and the strategic direction of systems.

Essential Skills

  • Extensive experience delivering projects to time, cost and quality
  • Experience leading a team of 3 or more business analysts and project managers.
  • Stakeholder management up to board level
  • Delivery of projects using a combination of in house and external teams
  • Supplier management skills
  • Background working with large scale back office systems ideally within e-commerce or retail.

Responsibilities

  • Definition of complex programmes/ projects, where stakeholders are likely to include different areas of the business. Manage the delivery of approved programmes/ projects to the agreed plan and budget.
  • Define and execute appropriate project governance in line with company standards. Management of stakeholders (up to board level). Deputise for IT Management team members in their absence. Ensure that the strategies around systems security, disaster recovery, systems monitoring and capacity management for systems are developed and maintained.
  • Identify, analyse, minimise and manage risks and issues that arise during the execution of projects
  • Contribute to the overall solution design by providing technical insight and challenging the solution assumptions
  • Working with Enterprise and Solution architecture to ensure all proposed solutions meet the business requirement and align to the overall IT strategy.
  • Manage 3rd party suppliers and vendors
  • Lead team of business analysts and project managers; objective setting, performance management, annual appraisals and performance improvement

If this Senior Project Manager role is of interest then please respond with an up to date CV.

Senior Project Manager; Operations Systems - Luton - £70,000 - £85,000 + benefits