Head of Project Management (Urgent)
£85,000 | London | Permanent
Posted +1 month ago
Our client is a Global organisation embarking on large scale change and growth. They based in near St Pancras Station is urgently seeking an exemplary, intelligent and pragmatic leader to come on board in the post of Head of Project Manager. This is a Lead role which will come with it fair share of pressure yet autonomy. You responsible for the successful delivery of multiple projects to drive forward the successful delivery of the Group strategy and related business plan, in conjunction with the Technology strategy.
A proven track record of successfully implementing IT Project management experience with exposure to integrated application delivery as well as infrastructure delivery (where required) demonstrated by a successful track record of managing complex IT/change projects. We are looking for an experienced transformation and change expert who has strong stakeholder management skills. The role will require someone from a large transactional environment. You will be successful planning and delivery of projects with a majority concentration on IT, on time, to budget, to quality standards and responsible for detailed project planning and related governance.
You will ensure delivery of requested outcomes from technical platform migrations and software development projects using a robust and documented project method. In conjunction with Commercial Operations, analyse, manage and govern resources to deliver projects on time, on budget and take direct responsibility to negotiate change control revenues and effective communication of project progress. You will deliver Project Management services across a range of projects, the majority of which will be external facing work across their sites. Experience of working within a fast-moving, changeable environment with new technology/products and working practices
The Project Manager Lead will sit within the IT department and head up a number of large scale projects and programmes. We are looking for well versed and even perhaps academic Project Management Leads who have exposure in Infrastructure, Change, Software Development and Application as you will essentially almost be steering and overseeing all IT Projects. This is an exciting time to join and the right candidate will be tenacious but well thought out, have charm and dynamism to execute the projects and a proven track record in successful delivering a number of varying IT projects and programmes across a variety of sectors.
The crux of the role is to ensure that there is a clear understanding of business requirements and priorities ensuring appropriate IT solutions are identified & delivered in an expedient manner. You will define and own the IT Mission, formulate and deploy short, medium and long-term strategic IT Plans that align the Global IT business strategy/ model with business needs of the organisation.
Furthermore the ideal Project Manager Lead must have a strong knowledge of delivering and setting up Agile environments. Any formal project management qualification such as Scrum, APM, Prince2, MSP, PMP will give you a distinct advantage but is not essential.
* PLEASE NOTE WE WILL ONLY CONSIDER CANDIDATES WHO COME FROM A PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT HISTORY.
* YOU MUST HAVE A GOOD ACADEMIA BACKGROUND.
* STRONG AGILE/ SCRUM BACKGROUND.
A pre-requisite is the ability to consult with and gain the support of the key stakeholders, in particular department heads across all Divisions. You'll be a good influencer, able to get buy in from stakeholders & subordinates alike.
A fantastic opportunity to join a great blue chip organisation, EXCLUSIVE TO INTERQUEST GROUP, interview slots to fill for next week- send your CV ASAP to avoid disappointment.
InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.