Exertis UK Ltd.
To deliver continuous value to customers and the business in a sustainable, quality driven environment. As Associate Project Manager you will be the liaise between IT Business solutions, IT Development and both internal and external clients. You will participate and manage the evaluation, selection, functional gap analysis, and implementation of total systems or other significant enhancements.
You will look to develop, prepare and execute project work plans in common tools like Microsoft Project, Excel, and Microsoft Word. Identify project risks/issues and carry out studies to identify ways of reducing or solving issues.
You will control project scope by gaining initial alignment with sponsors/stakeholders, minimize inconsistency using strict change control processes and documentation and also establish an environment of planned/unplanned collaboration and communication through status reports.
You are also expected to facilitate regular meetings, following up on tasks/issues, and transferring important information to senior management.
As an Associate Project Manager, you will help instil strict governance to all projects being accepted into IT. You will make sure that all required reporting, planning and meetings are in place for all projects you are involved in.
Reporting into the Director of IT Business Solutions, this is an important role within the IT department, giving the holder the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the organisation.
In order to be successful in the role this will require:
Understand a project’s scope and create documents for project requirements
Conduct project meetings to communicate individual roles, project expectations, and ensure that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively
Monitor projects on a regular basis, evaluating progress and quality, and managing issue resolution process to ensure corrective actions are taken
Maintain the quality of all project document/data to assure the integrity of a project
Work with the Business Solutions team to report analyzed data and communicate results
Manage the project estimating activities
Adhere to standardized format guidelines
Develop additional tools and refine processes to help all projects run effectively
Develop and implement sourcing schedule to ensure workforce coverage
Coordinate schedule of activities related to the project
Monitor all project related logistics for proper facilitation of payments
Manage and maintain all project submissions into the IT Development teams (eg.TDA)
Work with internal Legal teams to facilitate the signing of IT contracts
Work closely with the IT Business Solutions team Programme Managers and Product Owners to deliver projects under their control
Analyze and discuss the potential risk or benefit involved in using the specified technology solution to address the project requirements.
Be an energetic ‘self-starter’ with the ability to take ownership and be accountable for deliverables
Managing your time to ensure that deadlines are met.
Demonstrate a strong awareness of and commitment to Ethics and Compliance and the DCC Group Code of Conduct.
Skills and Experience Required
IT Skill: You must be proficient in various computer applications like word processor, spreadsheet, power point, database software, and the internet
Management Skill: Should have an excellent project management skill
Confidence: Should have the ability to work under pressure and still complete projects within set deadline.
Ability to work with business and technology stakeholders
To work in an agile way