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IT Project Manager - Group IS

Location: UK - Hatfield | Job-ID: 142481 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Project Management


Project Manager

Who are we?

Computacenter supports companies on their journey to digital transformation. We deliver digital technology to some of the world’s greatest organisations. The range of IT topics and industries are so diverse that no two projects are alike. Fully immerse yourself in your customer’s world. Be a part of their team. Help foster long-term relationships with them by being their ‘trusted partner’ as you help them to shape their digital future. We aim to keep one step ahead and we believe in continuous improvement. Collaboration with the world’s leading technology partners is a matter of course for our project management teams.

We are a company where people matter. We are diverse, flexible and open. We are family friendly, supportive and offer flexible and home working. We have a can-do attitude and we aim to support and grow our Computacenter family in whichever direction they choose to go, be that up or to a completely new part of the business.

Join us at Computacenter as a Project Manager and you’ll feel right at home in an environment where you can work with freedom and flexibility in a team that is open, supportive and always on hand to help -as if they were family. We’re proud that Computacenter is a place where people matter just as we are of our managers who are real advocates for their people, helping them to power their personal development and enabling them to reach their full potential.  We may be international in our reach and reputation, but we’re small enough for you to be able to influence what goes on and to make a real impact!


What you do:

As a Project Manager in Computacenter’s Group Information Systems GIS Internal Programmes team you will be responsible for delivering complex and/or challenging, end-to-end projects, multiple projects simultaneously or significant work-streams on larger projects and programmes. You will lead the engagement, be responsible for the business outcome and for the overall success of the change activity and will assure and govern the programme/assignment to ensure it meets Computacenter’s and the Customer’s requirements and needs.


What you’re responsible  for:

Your overall responsibility is for meeting the commitments made to internal customers and 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.

A proven experienced PM that is capable of self-driving the assigned projects covering end to end Project Management, who will manage the internal service providers and project stakeholders.  Experienced in a mixture of application development lifecycle, new application implementations, infrastructure implementations and Security type projects.


Specifically requiring:

  1. Working with the requestor to determine the scope of the project, identifying the deliverables, documenting scope with plans and budgets
  2. Solid organizational skills including attention to detail, capable of running multiple projects at various stages and multitasking skills
  3. Good client-facing and internal communication skills
  4. Capable of delivering executive stakeholder updates
  5. Drive the internal and external suppliers to drive progress
  6. Experienced in infrastructure delivery projects, in Server infrastructure, VMware, Networking and cloud-based technologies
  7. Project Management using Waterfall and Agile approaches and either PMP / PRINCE II certification & ITIL.  Defining work streams and sprints, then drive and track progress
  8. Capable of remote working and managing remote teams
  9. Initially based from home, once restrictions are lifted from then based from our Hatfield Head Office, with occasional international travel to support CC Group companies


Skills and knowledge you require:

  • Familiarity with the latest technologies and the ability to articulate the benefits in line with Computacenter’s propositions.
  • Trained in project management methodology, for example Prince2, Agile Techniques.
  • A demonstrable track record of delivering medium to high assignments/multiple successful outcomes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Able to apply a variety of influencing skills to enable the required outcomes for your stakeholders, to enable positive assignment outcomes.
  • Ability to apply a variety of approaches including Emotional Intelligence with flexibility, to adapt personal style and approach to meet specific customer needs and to resolve conflicts.
  • Understand and be able to articulate the wider context of the project you are leading.
  • Ability to articulate the value of project management to internal and external customers.


Current information for our applicants

We have made our application and recruitment process virtual, we are excited to bring talent like you on board to join our growing teams within Computacenter. Our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). 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.


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