Contract Project Manager

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Contract Project Manager

Dublin City Centre

Contract

€500 - €550

Ref: E2738NL

Job Description

6 Month Daily Rate Contract Project Manager Role available with a Top Financial Services Company based in Dublin 1.

Specific Duties

  • Deliver projects on time, on budget to the expected quality.
  • Work with key stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables that support the Business and I.S. goals.
  • Plan and manage the project life cycle from initiation to handover to production.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders throughout the project life cycle.
  • Develop project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Identify project pre-requisites, dependencies, constraints, risks and critical path and manage these proactively.
  • Create and manage project budgets.
  • Work collaboratively with the Project Leadership team and PMO, to develop detailed project schedules, resource requirements and key milestones and manage these throughout the lifecyle of the project.
  • Conduct project ‘Lessons Learnt’ and create recommendations that will improve future project delivery.
  • Co-ordination of reporting and assisting the lines of business with managing to their plans.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years I.T. industry experience with at least 5 years as a full life-cycle Project Manager on high profile and innovative Technical enterprise solutions in a .NET and\or Java environment e.g. (C#, SQL Server, SQL Data Warehouse, ETL, Oracle, Unix, Linux, AIX etc.)
  • Experience working in technical environments using enterprise .NET & Java technologies on a mix of platforms (Windows, Unix, Linux) including integration and data migration projects
  • Experience in planning, organising, and controlling resources and tasks.
  • Experience in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Excellent knowledge of formal project management methodologies and processes.
  • Practical experience of the application development life cycles (Waterfall & Agile)
  • Experience communicating at all levels from Executive to Team level. Strong verbal and written skills are essential.
  • Experience of building project plans that ensure the quality of the deliverables, and conform to the standards and best practices defined by the organisation.
  • Experience of managing multiple parties (Technical & Business), including Senior I.S. staff, and 3rd party Vendors.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to build consensus and bring the project forward.
  • Experience in influencing at all levels within an organisation.
  • Great problem solver – ability to get to the root cause of a problem and put corrective actions and preventative measures in place.
  • Ability to set and work to strict project deadlines.
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and negotiating win-win outcomes.
  • Proficient user of MS Office tools, in particular, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Powerpoint, Sharepoint.
  • Strong data analysis skills with an attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience working in geographically distributed teams.
  • Previous experience in the Financial Services Industry.
  • Project Management certification.
  • Experience managing and delivering a mix of secure technical Applications & Server projects
  • Previous experience working as a Business/Systems Analyst with a track record of producing complex Operations, Financial and Programme/Project Reports and Metrics.
  • Strong Technical background

 

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