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Senior Project Manager - Leading Global Platform

  • Location: Cork, County Cork, Munster, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: IT
  • Contact: Michael O'Brien
  • Job Ref: 17320

Great opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join a growing global organisation with a local approach. Work from home options available as well as office locations in both Cork & Dublin. As a Senior Project Manager, you will work within a vertical Service Delivery Division and be responsible for leading the customer engagement (from SME's to Corporate level) as well as leading and supporting the project team which may consist of Architects, Technical Consultants, Analysts, SAM specialists, etc.). If you are a Senior Project Manager with a proven track record in migration projects along with MS Projects, Agile, and Waterfall experience this could be a great opportunity for you to join an innovative and rapidly expanding market leader in their field.

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Work with Vertical Project Managers in project risk management and delivery of projects

  • Track and manage project activities such as: Schedule Management, Cost Management, Risk & Issues Management, Meeting Management & Change Management

  • Work with the Business team on pre-sales activities and getting the scope finalized as required

  • Promoting services to Business leads/Account Management leads when required

  • Participate in up-selling and presales activities with sales

  • Develop and maintain project management best practices

  • Support project reporting activities

  • Responsible for managing assigned customer project

  • Meets or exceeds approved budgets by providing reliable financial forecasts to Management and update management on project progress

  • Identifies and develops new opportunities within current project supporting early qualification and opportunity assessment

  • Opportunity manager for medium and large risk deals

  • Mentor others and assist them with their professional development

  • Serve as the face of customer for the organisation

  • Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems

  • Meets financial objectives by forecasting scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.

  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • 5+ years in project management or PMI/Prince 2 Practitioner certification required. (If certification is not held, the candidate should qualify for the certification requirements and complete the certification by 1st year of employment.)

  • Experience preferably from a Systems Integrator or a large service organization.

  • Has the ability to manage internal as well as external resources with a team size <12 people, implementing complex IT solutions

  • Accountable for managing multiple engagements or work streams with a value <$1M USD

  • Responsible for directly managing 5-7 projects in either SAM/SPS/TS through Project Managers/SDMs.

  • Managed a multi-site delivery including a Global Delivery Center Network

  • Managed Senior Manager expectations to program/business case and resolves conflicts in large organizations

  • Owns and manages knowledge sharing within a community (e.g. team, practice, or project)

  • Ensures team members support knowledge sharing and re-use requirements of the project

  • Excellent presentation skills as you will be required to present to customers

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise selling solutions to business decision-makers by reinforcing the value of their services to the customer’s overall business pain and/or strategic opportunities

  • Experience and desire to work in a technology consulting environment that may require some travel post-Covid

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive Salary (depending on experience)

  • Bonus Scheme

  • Healthcare

  • Life Insurance

  • Flexible working environment

  • Incremental Annual leave

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien.