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Network and Security Project Manager

Location: UK - Hatfield | Job-ID: 42502 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Project Management


Network and Security Project Manager


 What you do:

 As a Project Manager in Computacenter’s Projects & Programmes Practice you will manage entire projects or work-streams on larger projects and programmes. These may be stand-alone projects or delivered within a Projects & Portfolio Office (PPO). You may also be required to lead a less complex Projects & Portfolio Office (PPO).

Your scope of activity can range from pre-sales (leading, scoping, estimating and designing the project or assuring the solution), through delivery and into closure. You will need to understand and work with different commercial models (e.g. Fixed Price, Time and Materials or Resource on Demand). 

Delivery of a successful project will include: building and managing your team, ensuring the agreed products are delivered, effective communication, managing project controls (including risk, issue, customer dependencies and change) and providing a high-quality professional outcome to the satisfaction of our customers and other stakeholders.

 Experience of delivering Network and/or Security focused projects across multiple sites and time zones, including elements of managing pre-configuration activities. Able to demonstrate knowledge of delivering (end-to-end implementation) LAN / WAN / WiFi /  Privileged Access Management / End Point Protection / Identity & Access Management, working within industry recognised methodologies.


 How you fit in:

 You will be part of our exciting and diverse Projects & Programmes Practice in Group Professional Services. The people in Projects Practice have a real team spirit and desire to achieve success for both themselves and our customers. We really invest time and effort in each other. Our interdisciplinary teams are not only on the same wavelength, we work collaboratively, we share knowledge and we celebrate success.

You’ll also get to engage with other areas within Computacenter, including: Consultancy, Technical Resource Group (Engineering), Global Managed Services (GMS), Service Management and the Sales teams. Many of our project now have Global reach, so working with international colleagues is also likely.


What you’re responsible  for:

 Your overall responsibility is for meeting the commitments made to customers and internal stakeholders to successfully deliver the assignment you are leading as defined in your terms of reference or project control documentation.

These will be delivered alongside the agreed financial outcome of the assignment. In support of this, you’re expected to understand and be able to articulate to our customers what Computacenter sells and delivers and have a good working knowledge of the technology/solution.

You’ll be responsible for delivering your assignments in accordance with our Practice Professional Performance Standards.

 Additional tasks will include change management, business management, contract management, and being able to responsibly and effectively manage project finances. You may also have responsibility of a team.


 How we develop you:

 Personal development is key to our success and you will have access to our Externally Accredited Academy which will help you benchmark your current capability, shape and target your personal development plan and give you access to appropriate development solutions. You will also have access to a Market Leading e-Learning Platform that provides you with a full spectrum of contemporary learning when you need it.  Personal objectives will also be set with your Manager and will be discussed regularly for each of your assignments, we’re there to support you every step of the way!

 Skills and knowledge you require:

 •            Trained in project management methodology, for example; Prince2 or Agile Techniques.

•            A demonstrable track record of delivering less-complex large assignments and successful project outcomes.

•            Demonstrable leadership skills.

•            Ability to apply Emotional Intelligence with flexibility, to adapt personal style and approach to meet specific customer needs.

•            Able to apply influencing skills appropriately to enable the required outcomes for your stakeholders and to enable positive assignment outcomes.

•            Able to apply a variety of influencing skills to enable the required outcomes for your stakeholders, to enable positive assignment outcomes.

•            Understand the wider context of the project you are leading.

•            Ability to articulate the value of project management to internal and external customers. 

•            Excellent literacy and numeracy skills.



Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

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