Project Manager – Windows 10 Upgrade

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Project Manager – Windows 10 Upgrade




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Job Description

Our Financial Services Client is looking for a Project Manager for a Windows 10 upgrade for an initial 3 month Contract Role.

Job Responsibilities

  • Overseeing execution of an optimal schedule for a Win10 deployment that encompasses all users and Devices in IS, Finance, Actuarial, Compliance and Marketing Teams
    • Working with analysts and technical specialists to understand the specific before and after setup for each user
    • Ensuring the user’s individual device(s) are upgraded to Win10 and the user has everything they require on their upgraded device – or arranging a suitable alternative
    • Working with architects to ensure all needed software is identified and all required licensing for post upgrade setup is procured and available prior to user’s upgrade
    • Ensuring a standard developer profile is established; to control requests for local software administration rights
    • Co-ordinating the workstation resources who will build the devices
    • Managing queries in relation to the restriction of administration rights in the Win10 deployment
    • Managing stakeholder relationships and overseeing all queries in relation to the project
    • Ensuring no unlicensed software is installed
    • Tracking technical issues through to resolution
    • Overseeing the list of devices for decommissioning
    • Overseeing the administration and logistics for each user to have their device upgraded
    • Working to ensure all LAN desk records are updated
    • Managing reports and dashboards to track week by week progress
    • Adhering with the PMO governance structures for project reporting
    • Deliver projects on time, on budget to the expected quality.
    • Work with key stakeholders to understand the detail for progressing deployments
    • Plan and manage the project detail
    • 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.
    • Conduct project ‘Lessons Learnt’ and create recommendations that will improve future project delivery.

Experience Required

  • Minimum of 8 years I.T. industry experience with at least 4 years as a full life-cycle Project Manager
    • Experience managing and delivering application or hardware rollouts, ideally Windows 10 upgrades
    • Experience in planning, organising, and controlling resources and tasks.
    • Excellent knowledge of formal project management methodologies and processes.
    • Practical experience of the application development life cycle (Waterfall & Agile)
    • Experience communicating at all levels from Executive to Team level. Strong verbal and written skills are essential.

Essential and Desirable Skills

• German Language
• Experience working in geographically distributed teams.
• Previous experience in the Financial Services Industry.
• Project Management certification.
• Experience managing and delivering a mix of technical Applications & Server projects including integration and data migration projects using .NET environment (C#, SQL Server, SQL Data Warehouse, ETL etc.)


How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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