Technical Project Manager

Location Belfast
Discipline: Technology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Matthew Godfrey

Contact email: matthew@godfreynorth.com
Contact phone: +44 7525 413 563
Job ref: J92
Published: 18 days ago
Expiry date: 15 Feb 2023 23:59

We are working with a global consulting firm who are growing their technology consulting business significantly this year. They are looking to bring in an experienced Technology Project Manager to join their Belfast business.

NOTE– This role is based in Belfast, applicants must be resident in Northern Ireland and have a passport or visa that allows them to work in the UK. Sponsorship will not be offered.

Responsibilities for this position are as follows:

Client Responsibilities

  • Take end to end responsibility for the mobilisation, delivery and benefits of large scale complex strategic and/or transformative technical projects following selected Project Management Methodologies

  • Plan, direct, and co-ordinate activities to deliver projects from mobilisation through to implementation by leading, directing and overseeing medium to large sized teams of project resources working across multiple workstreams 

  • Influence and negotiate project outcomes, often across multiple functions. Prepare and present analysis, insights and recommendations to assist defined governance forums and senior client stakeholders with decision making

  • Maintain focus so that projects deliver on key priorities and dependencies and are managed to realise business benefits to agreed timelines

  • Identify and advise on project/programme level decisions that influence significant project direction and escalate decisions that cannot be resolved to the agreed governance forums

Internal Responsibilities

  • Understand all consulting service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients and be able to build meaningful external relationships with our clients and internal relationships across service lines

  • Drawing on your skills and experience, you’ll create innovative insights for clients looking to leverage their vendor framework, improve their IT offerings, execute on project commitments and adapt methods and practices to fit operational teams and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership

  • Lead Technology Consulting engagements, managing team performance and commercials including conducting performance reviews and contributing to performance feedback for all levels of staff and managing engagement billings, and estimates to complete

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all levels of staff

  • Understand, follow and lead staff in workplace policies and procedures

Skills and attributes for success

  • A strong academic record including a third level degree, preferably in a business or IT related discipline, from a recognised third level institution

  • Additional professional qualifications, such as PRINCE2®, PMP, PMBOK, SAFe or Diploma Level in Project Management or similar discipline from a recognised third level institution or accreditation body

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in a client facing role for a leading consulting or professional services company in delivery of large-scale complex technical projects or systems integration projects or at least 7 years’ experience working for a leading company, in delivery of technical projects or systems integration projects

  • Experience in one or more of our focus industries including Power & Utilities, Financial Services, Government & Public Sector, Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, Tech and Media, Advanced Manufacturing / Industry 4.0

  • Experience of one or more technology areas including but not limited to ERP, CRM. Digital Workplace, CX, Cloud Migration and/or integrations, Data & Analytics, RPA, Emerging Tech, IoT, Blockchain

  • Experience of working in a matrix managed organisation

  • Experience in the establishment, training and management of teams comprised of client, contractors and client’s strategic partners

  • Excellent communication skills – tailoring communications to suit various audiences, with the ability to translate IT strategy into measurable business benefits

  • Have a track record of delivery within multiple large-scale technical transformation projects   

  • Have experience in seeking the alignment of business and IT, operating across organisational and technology silos to drive common approaches, delivering sustainable, agile and re-usable solutions 

  • Have a proven ability to be able to take a ‘big picture’ delivery and project management view as well as being able to work at a detailed level across a broad range of contract types and engagement approaches