Project Manager - Service Management Applications

18 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Role Profile:

Responsible for the project management and delivery of the Service Management workstream including:
• solution design,
• implementation,
• migration from current systems,
• transition to operations,
• commercial contracts;
• To be responsible for specifying, delivering and supporting service management application solutions;
• Responsible for ensuring that the implementation and delivery of the solutions achieves the contractual milestones;
• To project manage 3rd party suppliers including the specification of requirements, product selection, technical liaison, technical compliance, inter-dependencies between suppliers, testing, scoping of support contracts and transfer into operations
• To ensure that the solutions include the requirements of other in scope deliverable areas and that the solutions are fully integrated with the other deliverable areas
• To liaise with the Architects, Application Specialists, Business Analysts, the wider project team and the Customer to ensure that all requirements are captured, planned and delivered.
• Transition of new products, solutions and service into production; and
• Ensuring that all project documentation including plans, risk registers, issue logs and reports are produced in adherence with the contract plan.
• Project management of the deliverables produced by the Service Management application teams.
• Integrate the planning of the Service Management Applications with the SMS Programme deliverables to ensure that all interdependencies are managed and there are no gaps in the deliverables or inconsistencies in the plans.
• Defining the processes and system functions ('As is' and 'To Be')
• Project management of the systems' lifecycles from system selection, configuration, deployment into operational support
• Delivering the support model to ensure that the operational systems are fully supportable
• Supporting processes, procedures, training and handbooks
• Migration of the legacy systems into the transformed environment
• Managing the Unit, System and Unit Acceptance testing
• Plans, progress reports, risk and issue register and other deliverables required by the overall programme team

What we are looking for from you:

• In depth experience of delivering and ICT projects in a complex technical environment, within a regulated customer facing environment
• Project planning, scheduling, testing and process mapping experience
• Information, application and technical architecture principles
• Deployment of systems within an ISO27001 and ITIL environment
• Management of 3rd party application providers for the delivery of professional services engagements
• Creation of clear and concise documentation
• A computing, technical or business degree or equivalent experience.
• Microsoft Project expertise
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to describe complex solution simply in a non technical manner
• Strong technical knowledge across all components of ICT (computing systems, network and application technologies)
• Excellent financial appreciation and total cost of ownership for solutions
• Experience of delivering in a service managed environment with multiple ICT partners
• Customer focused to ensure that business requirements and expectations are effectively managed, and incidents & problems are resolved in a timely manner
• Oracle

Please note this vacancy is also being advertised externally and the closing date may be brought forward if a suitable candidate is found.
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