Senior Project Manager-IT Infrastrcuture

  • Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune
  • Confidential
  • 15-25 years
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  • 20 Mar 2017

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Data Center/ Manage Infrastructure Services, IT/ Technology - Hardware & Networking
Job Description

Takes full responsibility for managing projects to provide a defined deliverable(s) to specification, within agreed cost and timescale, meeting the necessary quality standards and to customer satisfaction. Will conduct client negotiations to agree terms for changes to the scope of the project to ensure commercial viability and to set realistic expectations. Manages the project teams, plans activities and monitors progress, and ensures all project deliverables are provided using best practices and are of an appropriate quality.
Project Management certification from industry recognized body. And / or, Extensive industry experience across organizations / industries;
• manage the overall capability ensuring the right mix of skills and level
• drive the performance culture and coach individuals to achieve the required capability
• work with HR to recruit and train staff as required
• work with the global infrastructure projects and programmes team to educate and train onshore units to achieve improved offshore delivery
• work with sales and solutions staff to shape and contract offshore based delivery solutions
• manage both internal and external stakeholders, implementing and operating complex governance arrangements
• act as an escalation point for both senior internal and external stakeholders
• manage the financial and commercial aspects of a portfolio of projects with multi-million € contract value
• manage the financial aspects of the direct team ensuring utilisation and revenue earnt meets monthly targets
• optimising delivery across onshore and offshore delivery locations;
• developing solutions and work orders, from client request through issue, presentation, approval through to project delivery
• contributing to the development of methods and expansion of the knowledge base within the Practice.

Skills Required:
Successful candidates will have
• led an offshore based delivery team working both independently and with onshore based units
• worked both onshore and offshore
• overseen mixed, landed and remote deliveries
• led business units in excess of 100 people
• demonstrated the ability to drive the performance of business unit in terms of both staff and finances
• led a range of Infrastructure projects and programmes with multi-million Euro budgets
• driven a consulting led sales culture where project managers achieve incremental sales (project expansion and new opportunity development)
• at least 15 years relevant experience
• managed client and 3rd party delivery teams
• extensive knowledge of multiple project delivery methodologies
• strong communications skills and ability to communicate and influence at all levels
• written proposals and statements of work, and managed the commercial delivery against the contract
• leadership skills demonstrated through management and delivery
• knowledge and experience of the sales process
• strong client relationship skills with a track record of interfacing at senior levels within client organisations

The candidate will be
• flexible about work content and location and able to work independently with clients and colleagues
• fluent in English
• ideally have industry recognised project management training and certification (PIMP, Prince, etc)

Additional Information:
• Successful candidates will be asked to gain a level of security clearance either prior to or upon commencement of employment in support of their allocation to accounts requiring an element of security clearance