Technology Project Manager

Location : Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Job Ref : LB91
Consultant : Lewis Bradley
Sector : IT, Internet
Salary : £35k - 45k per year

Description

Technology Project Manager

Location: Based from home (ideally close to Gloucester or anywhere along the M4 corridor).

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Technology Project Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

To manage any technology projects around the UK and EU. To manage the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of the specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, adherence to statutory regulations, client expectations with all commitments and goals achieved.

Our client encourages applications form ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take full ownership of technology projects allocated to you.
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements and plan and schedule project timelines as well as tracking project deliverables using appropriate tools.
  • Work with technology sales and design team to develop & produce full scale project and design plan.
  • Use the appropriate tools to manage and control project work, (Gantt charts, Kanban, RAID logs & budget tracking).
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff as well as installation & commissioning activities carried out in a controlled manner and in accordance with the company’s documented procedures. To act as the focal point in all matters of design & development.
  • To take full responsibility for the Health & Safety on the projects including regular reporting, organising toolbox talks etc. and attending clients Health & Safety site meetings.
  • Assist with the management on the project resource allocation to ensure progress and attendance.
  • Issuing monthly variations and applications for large projects in line with the company procedures.
  • Ensure installations are carried out to the company’s requirements and to the relevant standard.
  • Ensure creation of and distribution of project status reports.
  • Monitor labour requirements for projects which you are assisting managing.
  • Customer liaison.
  • Ensure all information from the installations and commissioning’s for operation and maintenance manuals are supplied for each project.
  • Attend site meetings when required.
  • Monitor and upkeep health & safety requirements for each project.
  • Monitor quality and quantity of equipment used for each site.
  • Monitor programme of works making sure that we meet deadline.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Qualification in project management or equivalent with experience on managing technology projects.
  • Conversant with the products and systems specified and conversant in respect of new technologies as well as technical and regulatory standards.
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Planning, organising & monitoring work to tight timescales, deadlines & manage within a pressurized environment keeping the project on track, by negotiating effectively and able to influence & persuade throughout all levels of hierarchy.
  • Good business acumen with budget planning and administration skills.
  • The ability on positive decision – making and display initiative with attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills, verbal & written & conflict management skills as well as customer facing skills and presentation.
  • To be computer literate and proficient in all core Microsoft packages, MS Project is an advantage.
  • Influencing and leading and the ability to form good working relationships with colleagues, customers and external influences.
  • Previous experience of working within the technology industry.
  • CSCS card (or equivalent)

 

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