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Project Manager

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Project Manager

 

About Us

 

With around 120,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2011 global revenues of EUR 9.7 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organisation, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini

Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com

What’s it like to work for Capgemini Technology Services

Working collaboratively is what gives us the edge. You’ll be joining other professionals, sharing ideas and using common processes and methodologies, while working on innovative technology development for our clients on a whole range of diverse and challenging assignments. Our collaborative environment ensures that you and your team can make the most of your skills.

Great client relationships come with real client intimacy and truly understanding business needs. In order to achieve this, you will generally be based on a client site, often working in joint teams with members from the UK, other Capgemini operations and our offshore staff in India. Travel requirements are largely UK-based, but can also include continental Europe or further afield, depending on the type of project.

At Capgemini we recognise the importance of training, and we offer extensive training opportunities covering technical skills as well as personal and leadership development. Our training solutions are tailored to cater for all our employees wherever they are, so if you are based on a client site we bring innovative training to you, using online learning and our mobile university

About Technology Services

From advising on technology and ensuring the success of IT programmes to designing and implementing innovative projects, Capgemini translates IT strategy into solutions that put companies ahead of the competition.

Capgemini will take a project all the way from strategy and design to operational delivery, and give advice throughout. We’ll look at where the company is now and where they want to be, focusing on ROI, complete operational efficiency and getting the most from their IT assets.

With over 1200 staff in the UK, Technology Services works across all industries, in public and private organizations, delivering major IT programmes in alliance with the world’s leading providers.

Main Purpose Of Role

 

Working within one of our project groups providing consultancy and engagement management expertise to external clients, Members of the Project Management Group can be placed on technology-focused delivery assignments in any sector and manage projects of varying size and degrees of complexity, from single small team assignments to multi-site, multi-discipline projects. Projects may contain a blend of Capgemini, client and contract staff and include a range of different stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • All aspects of Project Management; definition, scoping and planning;
  • Managing the delivery of projects across the full lifecycle, to required cost, timescale and quality parameters;
  • Potentially involved in business change implementation and roll-out design and management;
  • Feasibility studies and business case development;
  • Project audits and reviews.

     

     

     

    Skills and Experience

  • Extensive delivery experience and certified in at least one recognised project management methodology e.g. PRINCE2;
  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent);
  • Knowledge of Bid Management processes (desirable);
  • Excellent communication and be able to build productive stakeholder relationships;
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills and the confidence to present to a client;
  • Fully mobile across the UK.

    Personal Profile

  • Demonstrable experience in managing bespoke software and/or Digital development/implementation and integration projects, from inception through to delivery on small, medium and large projects;
  • A track record of delivery using an iterative/agile methodology (e.g. AGILE/RUP/SCRUM);
  • Delivered a range of projects with commercial value of at least £1m to £10m depending on grade;
  • Commercial responsibility for project delivery;
  • Proven leadership and motivational skills and experience in mentoring staff;
  • Experience in managing off-shore resources;
  • Proficiency in the use of project management processes and tools;
  • The ability to build productive client and supplier relationships and to identify and develop opportunities for new business;
  • Flexibility about work content and location and able to work independently with the client on site;
  • Reference: 34666310

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