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Senior Project Manager

Department: Business Management & Change
Job Description

Due to our expansion plans, we are looking to hire a Senior Project Manager who can help us further develop our strong footing in the business consulting domain.

You will come from a project management or business consulting background and ideally have at least 5 years’ project management experience in large scale systems development and deployment projects in a variety of sectors. You should be experienced in application development and have experience in the management of application development teams.

Possessing excellent facilitation, communication and presentation skills, you will have the ability to deal with all levels of a client organisation and an ability to manage scope, RAID, resources and budget delivering projects to achieve their intended business outcomes. A team player and self-motivated, you will demonstrate a strong customer-centric ethos and an ability to develop strong relationships with relevant stakeholders and ensure their needs are met.

Please note that we are not in position to sponsor candidates for this role, you must have the legal right to live and work in the Rep of Ireland or the EU.

  • Working with the Project Owner/Sponsor to confirm the project scope and goals, objectives and business justification, secure project resources (people and budget) and re-iterate the mandate for the project
  • Working with the end client as well as vendors/3rd parties and managing these suppliers
  • Preparing a detailed project work-plan with associated resource requirement profile identification
  • Undertaking standard RAID analysis and establishing the project governance structure and processes
  • Creating, maintaining and updating a Project Initiation Document
  • Leading, monitoring and maintaining progress of the project plan to ensure delivery of the key stages and goals within the agreed constraints of time, cost and quality
  • Controlling and reporting progress to the Project Steering Group/Project Sponsor and escalating any issues, as appropriate, in a timely manner. Initiating corrective action where necessary in order to keep the project on track
  • Continually assessing potential risks and issues maintaining risk and issue logs, and contingency plans
  • Playing a lead role in defining an effective communication strategy for the project, including communicating and consulting with key stakeholders
  • Identify inter-dependencies between the various stakeholder groups to ensure all are aligned and risks are identified, mitigated and communicated
  • Overall strong Project Management capabilities, 5+ years of PM experience
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of PRINCE 2 or PMP and practical experience of same
  • Experience in driving the implementation of new Business Processes to support adoption of new technology
  • Budget management, commercial and Customer experience
  • Full SDLC experience
  • Strong team motivator
  • Proven track record in successfully delivery fixed price engagements
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology, an advantage
  • Experience in using standard Project Management and MS Office tools inc. MS Project, Excel, Word and Visio
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Strong interest in developing PM Capability solutions and methodologies
Additional Information

James Cregan
Version 1 Talent Acquisition Team Lead

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