Lifecycle IT Infrastructure Technical Project Manager (Contract)
PTS Consulting is looking to recruit a Lifecycle IT Infrastructure Technical Project Manager to join our team in Boston. The Technical Project Manager will define and ensure successful execution of assigned Workstream(s) (infrastructure Tracks). The role must be able to define and manage the overall project plan, establish key customer relationships and manage external vendor relationships and/or assigned staff. They must have the ability to effectively communicate as well as manage and define risk strategies to ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and within scope.
We’re looking for someone who should have experience and a high-level knowledge of Enterprise IT infrastructure and services such as compute (O/S, Applications, infrastructure, networking, storage (SAN, NAS, backup, archiving) as well as application lifecycle processes. The candidate for this position will have demonstrated experience in delivering large scale IT Infrastructure projects successfully. You’ll need collaboration skills to motivate team members, focus on customer needs and deliver project objectives. This position requires excellent IT technical knowledge of project management disciplines, practices and deliverables.
Please note, that this is a contract role.
On a day-to-day basis, you will:
Provide the delivery of multiple application migration projects to PTS clients
Delivery and support within a corporate environment
Delivering on time and to budget
Develop and maintain vendor and supplier relationships
Demonstrate and continue to provide subject matter expertise
Work with peer consultants within PTS to deliver client focused assignments
Set specific project level objectives
Create and manage detailed project plans utilizing the Program Office standards (MS Project)
Oversee detailed application discovery for application remediation
Track progress against plan through structured meetings with project participants
Identify any additional work-streams that require separate plans or processes
Identify and escalate project interdependencies
Publish project artifacts to SharePoint
Identify and escalate any divergence from project objectives
Create and manage RAIDC logs
Report project milestone performance to Program Office
Facilitate regular project meetings at Application Project level
Complete Project Completion Record and lessons learned for each project under management
Skills and Experience:
This role will suit someone with the following experience and skills:
Undergraduate Degree (Business Administration preferred) or related work experience
A minimum of 5-7 years of hands-on experience establishing and executing IT Infrastructure projects is required
Capability to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control and close on multiple cross-organizational IT projects concurrently
Experience of working in an IT Operations service delivery environment for a Corporate or Service Provider organization, and/or, the delivery of a similar role as a senior / principle technical project manager.
Sound management experience of managing teams in the delivery of IT Services
Experience in the financial sector an advantage
Able to present effectively, convey the message and capture and maintain the audience’s attention
Working with global organizations an advantage
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
Strong knowledge of MS Office, Visio, and Project
Working knowledge of SharePoint
Applying standard project management methodologies and enforcing project standards; i.e. Prince2 / PMP
Preparing project engagement reviews and quality assurance checks
Managing project risks
PTS Consulting has 35 years' experience of delivering world-class IT solutions to some of the world's leading organisations. We help our clients better align their IT, Business and Real Estate strategies by transforming the workplace through technology and by optimising their Data Centre environment.
For more information about this opportunity please apply today.
PTS is an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants are selected solely on the basis of their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities. No applicant shall receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, pregnancy, maternity, colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, disability, age. This is not an exclusive list.