Project Manager

Ref: ZR_6032_JOB  ·  Posted on 03 March 2021

Introduction

  • Responsible for managing the planning, delivery and monitoring of work items that support Enterprise Architecture’s transformation, specifically around Ways of Working and Tooling capabilities.
  • Proactively manage the EA Tooling supplier including prioritisation of fault resolution, backlog and performance.
  • Proactively work with teams that span multiple areas in order to agree and embed ways of working practices.
  • Plan, drive and coordinate the work items and demonstrate high levels of ownership and initiative.
  • Implement the Company & IT Architecture processes and ways of working into executable project plans. Ensure these are adhered to and provide early visibility of any gaps.
  • Engage with key Stakeholders across the business and maintain these relationships.
  • Create detailed schedules for the activities and track progress.
  • Ensure dependencies are identified & managed.
  • Provide updates and reports as requested and in the approved format.
Key responsibilities
  • Responsible for managing the planning, delivery and monitoring of work items that support Enterprise Architecture’s transformation, specifically around Ways of Working and Tooling capabilities.
  • Proactively manage the EA Tooling supplier including prioritisation of fault resolution, backlog and performance.
  • Proactively work with teams that span multiple areas in order to agree and embed ways of working practices.
  • Plan, drive and coordinate the work items and demonstrate high levels of ownership and initiative.
  • Implement the Company & IT Architecture processes and ways of working into executable project plans. Ensure these are adhered to and provide early visibility of any gaps.
  • Engage with key Stakeholders across the business and maintain these relationships.
  • Create detailed schedules for the activities and track progress.
  • Ensure dependencies are identified & managed.
  • Provide updates and reports as requested and in the approved format.
Skills & experience
  • Must be able to deal with a varied audience including SME’s and Directors.
  • Able to operate at pace, quickly developing a good understanding of the problem and outcomes.
  • Must be able to respond appropriately and flexibly.
  • Experienced in using a range of project management approaches to drive towards the best outcomes
  • Experienced in operating governance processes in large organisations.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail, finisher completer skills. Own tasks, actions and plans through to completion.
  • Use of Jira
  • Have a high level understanding of technology components.
  • Extremely strong written and verbal communicator and collaborator
  • Clearly communicate project milestones and deliverables to the wider project team. Is able to articulate risks and issues in a business context so that the full impacts are understood.
  • Can obtain stakeholder support for the plan. Able to get stakeholder buy-in to key milestones and delivery dates.
  • Able to understand when an issue requires escalation and articulate this clearly through the correct chain of command to obtain resolution.
  • Able to communicate clearly with vendors within the parameters of the procurement boundaries.
  • Able to identify sensitive / confidential information and manage it in line with company protocols.
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