Technical Project Manager

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Technical Project Manager

Dublin City Centre

Contract

Negotiable

Ref: E8957NL

Job Description

Dublin City Centre Financial Services client requires a Technical Project Manager for a 6 month contract with experience of managing cloud solutions/platforms projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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 to develop detailed project schedules, resource requirements and key milestones and manage these throughout the lifecycle of the project.
  • 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 5 years as a full life-cycle Project Manager on high profile and innovative technical enterprise solutions.
  • Experience managing and delivering technical Applications & Server projects including integration and data migration projects using .NET environment (C#, SQL Server, SQL Data Warehouse, ETL etc.)
  • Experience managing cloud solutions/platforms projects
  • Experience in planning, organising, and controlling resources and tasks.
  • Strong technical background
  • Excellent knowledge of formal project management methodologies and processes.
  • Practical experience of 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 strong relationships with stakeholders and technology partners.
  • 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, 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.

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Previous experience in managing cloud migrations to SAAS
  • Previous experience of DevOps
  • Experience working in geographically distributed teams.
  • Previous experience in the Financial Services Industry.
  • Project Management certification.
  • German Language

Educational Requirements

  • University degree or diploma in related field or equivalent professional training and experience.

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Great location
  • 37.5 hour week

How to Apply

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