Version 1 Dublin

Senior Project Manager

Department: Digital Development & Architecture

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Company Description

Version 1 has celebrated over 26 years in Technology Services and continues to be trusted by global brands to deliver solutions that drive customer success. Our expertise enables our customers to navigate the rapidly changing Digital-First world we live in. We foster strong partnerships with leading technology giants including Microsoft, AWS, Oracle, Red Hat, OutSystems, and Snowflake, ensuring that our customers are provided with the highest quality solutions and services.

We’re an award-winning employer reflecting how our employees are at the very heart of Version 1 and what we do:

  • No. 1 Best Large Workplace in Ireland by GPTW
  • 5th Best Super Large Workplace in the UK by GPTW
  • Best Workplace for Women in the UK & Ireland by GPTW
  • Best Workplace for Wellbeing in the UK 2023 by GPTW
  • Top 10 Best Place to Work UK by Glassdoor

We’re a core values driven company, we hire people who share our values, and we reward those who display and foster them, it’s deeply embedded within our DNA. Invest in us and we’ll invest in you!

Job Description

Due to our expansion plans, we are looking to hire an experienced Senior Project Manager who can help us further develop our strong footing in the business consulting domain specifically within cloud transformations.

The ideal candidate will come from a project management or business consulting background and have at least 8 - 10 years’ project management experience in large scale systems development and deployment projects in Business, Compliance and Process delivery. The candidate should be experienced in full project life cycle implementations and have experience working with a relevant methodology. The ability to manage multiple business engagements and workstreams, experienced in managing budgets in Fixed Price deliverables, is preferable.

Possessing excellent facilitation, communication and presentation skills, the candidate 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, the candidate will demonstrate a strong customer-centric ethos and an ability to develop strong relationships with relevant stakeholders and ensure their needs are met.

Version 1 requires an experienced Senior Project Manager to join their expanding team.

  • 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. 
  • 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, Plans and Project Status Reports
  • 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 Executive level, and escalating any issues, as appropriate, in a timely manner. Initiating corrective action where necessary 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.
  • The ability to identify process gaps and implement necessary business process and compliance documentation.
  • Knowledge of business change management and the ability to implement same.
  • Knowledge of the Public Procurement Process is desirable but not essential.
Qualifications

You will have:

  • Overall strong Project Management capabilities, 8-10 years Project Management experience
  • Experience in Business / Compliance / Process delivery.
  • Strong 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.
  • Excellent 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.
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Strong interest in developing PM Capability solutions and methodologies.
Additional Information

Why Version 1?

At Version 1, we believe in providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits package that prioritises their wellbeing, professional growth, and financial stability.

  • Share in our success with our Quarterly Performance-Related Profit Share Scheme, where employees collectively benefit from a share of our company's profits.
  • Strong Career Progression & mentorship coaching through our Strength in Balance & Leadership schemes with a dedicated quarterly Pathways Career Development programme.
  • Flexible/remote working, Version 1 is tremendously understanding of life events and people’s individual circumstances and offer flexibility to help achieve a healthy work life balance.
  • Financial Wellbeing initiatives including; Pension, Private Healthcare Cover, Life Assurance, Financial advice and an Employee Discount scheme.
  • Employee Wellbeing schemes including Ergonomic Tech Equipment, Gym Discounts, Bike to Work, Fitness classes, Mindfulness Workshops, Employee Assistance Programme and much more.
  • Generous holiday allowance, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, marriage/civil partnership leave and special leave policies.
  • Educational assistance, incentivised certifications, and accreditations, including AWS, Microsoft, Oracle, and Red Hat.
  • Reward schemes including Version 1’s Annual Excellence Awards & ‘Call-Out’ platform.
  • Environment, Social and Community First initiatives allow you to get involved in local fundraising and development opportunities as part of fostering our diversity, inclusion and belonging schemes.

And many more exciting benefits… drop us a note to find out more.

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Award-Winning Employee Focus

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    UK (2019-2023)
  • #1 GREAT PLACE TO WORK®
    INDIA (2022-2023)
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    EUROPE (2022)
  • BEST WORKPLACES FOR WOMEN,
    IRELAND & UK (2022-2023)

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Excellence
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Drive
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

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