IT Project Manager - complete IT Transformation, Large Manufacturing Co

Posted 4 April by Context Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

IT Project Manager - deliver a broad range of IT Projects in support of a complete IT Transformation

Working with an industry leading, well known British Manufacturing company you will support a major, complete IT Transformation by delivering a broad range of IT projects, delivering technology solutions across the full breadth of the organisation internationally. Projects are highly varied spanning a broad range of infrastructure and business system solutions such as CRM, ERP, HR Systems and more (25 projects signed off and in the pipeline for delivery). This is a business of almost 1000 IT users with offices globally (manufacturing is here in the UK).

Previous experience in the manufacturing industry would be of interest, but is certainly not a requirement and applications from all industry backgrounds will be considered.

Immediate projects needing delivery include:

  • Replacement of ERP (with industry leading solution)
  • Delivery/implementation of MS Dynamics
  • Delivery of a suite of HR systems

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing up to 2 or 3 IT projects concurrently, ensuring that projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget.
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Development and management of standard PM artifacts including Project Plan, RACCI Matrix, Stakeholder Analysis, RAID log, Communication Plan, Training Plan, Change Control etc
  • Resource allocation and management of third parties/vendors (most delivery is being done by consultancies)
  • Produce weekly "status reports" for presentation to the IT Transformation Committee
  • Monitor and report on key business risks and make recommendations with managers for mitigation to reduce risk.
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship building and stakeholder engagement skills, with a firm understanding of effective change management.

Experience required:

  • Previous experience of planning and delivering a variety of Information Technology projects
  • Ability to manage 3rd party suppliers and internal technical teams
  • Experience of delivering multiple projects concurrently - often unrelated
  • Relevant methodology training and/or certification (such as Prince 2) and/or a strong understanding of PM artifacts including Project Plan, RACCI Matrix, Stakeholder Analysis, RAID log, Communication Plan, Training Plan, Change Control etc
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • A broad understanding of IT systems and infrastructure
  • Manufacturing industry experience would be advantageous

This is an opportunity to accelerate your career, delivering best-of-class IT solutions to support the complete IT transformation of a well established British Manufacturing company.

Greater West London location (Hayes)

Remuneration flexible, up to £65,000 depending on experience (+ benefits)

Reference: 34129707

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