Senior Project Manager - Digital Solutions
Templeton & Partners
United Kingdom, UK 
38d ago

The Opportunity

Templeton & Partners is looking for a Senior Project Manager within the Digital technology space to join one of our international clients in London

The Task

We’re looking for Senior Project Manager to be responsible for for leading and managing multiple, projects within the digital program delivery team and being the one shop stop for all the IT solutions, working closely with other IT teams.

Some of your key activities will include :

working in an agile environment in a multi-disciplined team where senior business stakeholders, business systems analysts, developers, testers and product owners all work together to develop great products for our customers that are key differentiators for the success of Digitalization Vision set by VP / EVP of the department.

accountable for project delivery functional excellence in all aspects including; project plans / schedule, estimate, cost control, risk management, controls, stakeholder management, transition to operations / support, deployment and close-out.

ensures fit-for-purpose solutions to satisfy business critical requirements and the future of the portfolio.

responsible in collating the monthly outcomes and sharing that across the board. Partner with business stakeholders and ITMs, to define success metrics and criteria and to identify, measure, and track planned vs. achieved benefits.

works in line with the business' Project Delivery Framework (PDF) and agile principles

works closely and collaboratively with digital software development groups, other project managers, business analysts, integration teams and QA teams to gain insights and obtain information regarding application and project issues, challenges, opportunities.

continuously explores the digital market to obtain new insights and spot opportunities of emerging mobile, analytics, big data, cloud, web and social media solutions and technologies.

works in a Lean development environment which requires the individual to be self-driven, take decisions independently and be flexible to cater to demand.

About the ideal candidate :

Our client is looking for you to have the following experience and skills :

Education

Bachelor or master degree in information technology, computer science, business administration or a related discipline

MBA would be an added advantage

Relevant Experience

Minimum of 12+ years of experience in delivering Digital solutions worth business value of min 3-4mn USD and yearly digital project cost ranging $500K-

$1.5mn, working with senior executives (GM, VP, EVP) in a matrixed organization.

Minimum of 8 years of IT project management experience by applying Agile and traditional project management principles and practices

End to end delivery of at least three to five software development projects

Holds a professional certification in IT project management (PMP preferred)

Applied SCRUM experience and certification preferred

Job Knowledge

Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.

Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools; Agile Project Management tools such as Jira or equivalent Microsoft Project, Visio and all Office Tools.

Proven in depth experience with SCRUM / Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects.

Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel

Experience with leading various types of rapid prototyping processes such as Design Thinking

Awareness of the software engineering fundamentals with expertise in web, mobile, cloud, database and analytics development technologies.

We very much look forward to receiving your application, and will be in touch promptly to discuss in more detail

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