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Senior Project Manager (Platform and Hybrid IT)

Location: UK - Mobile England | Job-ID: 124342 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Project Management

 

Senior Project Manager (SPM) - UK wide - Multiple Opportunities

 

Who we are:
Computacenter is a leading independent technology partner trusted by large corporate and Public Sector organisations. We help our customers to source, transform and manage their technology infrastructure to deliver digital transformation, enabling people and their business. 

 

What you do: 
As an experienced Data Centre and Cloud Senior Project Manager (SPM) in Computacenter’s Projects & Programmes Practice you will be responsible for delivering complex and/or high risk, end-to-end projects, multiple projects simultaneously or significant work-streams on larger projects and programmes. These may be standalone or delivered within a Project & Portfolio Office (PPO) within a managed service. 
You will work with the Presales team to help develop and shape the design of our solutions through project and contractual design. As well as helping to identify future opportunities whilst in delivery. 
You will lead the engagement, be responsible for the overall success of the change activity and will work with the wider team who will provide assurance and support where appropriate. 
You will be expected to build meaningful relationships with our customers and with internal stakeholders across multiple teams. 
Success in Computacenter is measured by commercial success but that we’ve also delighted the customers who turn into Computacenter advocates.
As a senior member of the Practice you would be expected to focus on customer delivery, as well as internal project improvement initiatives and mentor junior members of staff. 

 

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 articulate to customers both what Computacenter sells and delivers and have a good working knowledge of the technology/solution. 
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. 

 

You have skills and experience in the following project management areas:
•    Trained in project management methodology, for example Prince2.  
•    A demonstrable track record of delivering complex, high-risk assignments and multiple successful project outcomes.
•    Experience in project design, contract formulation and commercial management. 
•    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. 
•    Managing third parties
•    Ability to understand and ideally have experience with Agile delivery
•    Demonstrable experience in risk, issue, change and stakeholder management.
•    Ability to articulate the value of project management to internal and external customers. 
•    Demonstrable leadership skills 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. 

 

Desirable datacentre and Cloud experience:
•    Datacenter Migration
•    Datacenter Relocation
•    Migrating Workloads to the Cloud, for example AWS, Google, VMware, Azure
•    DC Modernisation and consolidation
•    Building Cloud Platforms
•    Enabling Multicloud
•    Public and Private Cloud Adoption
•    Data and Applications
 

 

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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