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IT Project Manager (Contract)

Employer
Saab UK
Location
Hampshire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Sector
IT
Contract Type
Contract / Freelance
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
IT

The Role:

At Saab, we are constantly looking ahead and pushing boundaries on what s considered technically possible. Saab is expanding in the UK and we are now seeking a passionate, talented and highly motivated IT Project Manager. Responsible for delivering complex IT infrastructure projects and supporting the delivery of IT change initiatives across Saab UK.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To identify, plan, manage and select appropriate resources, including third parties and suppliers to deliver the required services.

  • To ensure all deliverables meet required standards through effective management of the project scope, project plans, through accurate and timely project/budget reporting and by planning, identifying, assessing and managing risks, issues and dependencies.

  • To manage the day-to-day delivery of projects, act as the first point of contact for any issues, ensuring their timely resolution.

  • To ensure projects operate within the agreed Governance framework.

  • To manage project finances, forecast accuracy and the management of any changes recognising schedule, budget and scope impact.

  • To create certainty and manage key stakeholders through effective communication, identifying key issues and providing actionable insight to enable effective decision making.

Skills and Experience:

  • At least 5 years experience in Project Management

  • Demonstrates good overall IT knowledge

  • Has worked in secure environments

  • IT infrastructure experience including the full project lifecycle is essential

  • Proven experience of project delivery across diverse and complex technology areas, for example:

    • Infrastructure (Networks, Servers, Storage)

    • Networking

    • Windows, Linux, VMware/Hyper-V

    • IT Security

  • Technical acumen and experience of complex secure environments

  • Prince 2 or equivalent project management methodology

  • Proficient user of a known Project Planning tool

  • Strong planning capability and the ability to identify key dependencies across project activities

  • Quality and governance of delivery

  • Self-motivated, resilient and able to work under pressure

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Effective senior stakeholder management

  • Good team motivator and collaborative skills

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