As a Senior IT Project Manager, the candidate will be responsible for overseeing and managing the planning, execution, and delivery of the Network Segmentation Project . They will report to the Program Manager and will collaborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and vendors to ensure successful project completion while adhering to established timelines, budgets, and quality standards. The Senior IT Project Manager will play a critical role in driving project forward, ensuring that project aligns with business case goals and contribute to overall success. They will need
Project Planning and Management:
- Develop comprehensive project plans, including scope, objectives, deliverables, timelines, and budgets.
- Identify resource requirements and coordinate the allocation of team members and external resources.
- Monitor project progress, identify potential risks, and develop contingency plans to address issues that may impact project delivery.
- Ensure effective communication and collaboration across all project stakeholders, including technical teams, business units, and executive leadership.
- Run Program Control Group (PCG) and Program Working Group (PWG) and weekly project meetings to track, manage and deliver the project milesotmnes
- Great focus on Organisational Change Management to ensure that impact assessment has been undertaken and a plan of action in place for OCM
Team Leadership and Management:
- Provide leadership and guidance to project teams, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.
- Define roles and responsibilities for project team members and ensure clarity in expectations.
- Mentor and coach team members, fostering their professional growth and development.
- Conduct regular project team meetings to review progress, address challenges, and facilitate knowledge sharing.
- Establish and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including business units, senior management, and external vendors.
- Understand stakeholder needs, expectations, and priorities, and ensure project objectives align with business goals.
- Communicate project status, risks, and issues effectively to stakeholders, providing transparency and managing expectations.
Risk and Issue Management:
- Identify project risks and proactively develop mitigation strategies to minimise their impact.
- Manage project issues, track resolutions, and escalate as necessary to ensure timely resolution.
- Conduct thorough risk assessments, prioritise risks, and implement appropriate risk response strategies.
Quality Assurance and Governance:
- Work with the QA lead/manager to implement quality assurance processes to ensure project deliverables meet established standards and specifications.
- Ensure adherence to project management methodologies, best practices, and governance frameworks.
- Conduct project reviews and lessons learned sessions to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions.
- Proven experience as an IT Project Manager, with at least 8 years of experience in managing complex IT projects.
- Prior experience in managing Network Segmentation project with previous organisation
- Strong knowledge of project management methodologies, tools, and techniques.
- Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders at various levels of the organisation.
- Experience in managing project budgets, timelines, and resources effectively.
- Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
- PMP (Project Management Professional) certification or equivalent is highly desirable.
To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Yash Jain on 03 8680 4238 or email [email protected] and quote the above job reference number.
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