Senior Technical Project Manager  - London

 
 

 
 

PTS is a leading IT and Project Management Consultancy. This is an opportunity for a Senior Technical Project Manager to join a global team. Collectively we provide a vendor independent one stop shop solutions to our Clients within the Professional Services sector.

Overview:

As a Senior Technical Project Manager, you will be responsible for the management of complex Technical Infrastructure projects for a diverse Client base.  The main duties involve managing the design, execution and completion of projects including project initiation, project progress, project delivery, project scope, schedule, budget, risk, quality management and Project closure. The role also includes the management and leadership of assigned PTS Technical SMEs, and PTS Project Coordinator resources, and communicating regularly with the PTS Service Line leads as required. The role may include, where required, the management of Client resources (e.g. SMEs and other Project Managers). This is a fee earning role with an expectation of 75 - 80% utilisation.

Key Responsibilities:

This opportunity will suit an experienced Technical Project Management professional with experience in the consulting space. Key responsibilities will involve:

  • Lead Technical Project Manager on Technical Infrastructure projects, interfacing into Client engagements, at both Programme and Project level

  • Managing activities and assigned resources on projects

  • Measuring how PTS is performing in line with deliverables for specification, time, cost and quality

  • Use of PTS internal systems for time keeping and planning

  • Managing project risk, issues and change control for given engagements

  • Documenting and reporting Client needs, project status, exceptions and resolutions

  • Ensuring compliance with the PTS Minimum Delivery Standards during any given engagement

  • Ensuring that the Project Progress documentation is in-line with the current status of the project lifecycle and that all Phase gate requirements have and are being met

  • Ensuring that all Client sign-offs are in line with the current Project status

  • Leading review of lessons learned to foster a culture of continual improvement

  • Supporting to PTS commercial team with respect to opportunity development, tender response support and client sales presentations

  • Supporting of the PTS Service Line Leads applicable to the Project engagement, with the proactive development of PTS’ service offerings and capabilities

  • Feeding back to the PTS commercial team on possible new opportunities that may arise within or in addition to the current engagement

  • Preparing of PTS opinion articles and case studies to support Business Development activities

  • Representing PTS at industry events or Client presentations

  • Creating, facilitation of RFP and Tenders on behalf of Clients

  • Working closely with Client Out Sources as required

  • Working closely with Client internal teams such as Finance, Procurement

  • Completing any Client training in line with regulatory requirements

Key Skills:

  • Certified Project Manager including external qualification (EG Prince2 , AGILE, PMQ/PPQ/ChPP, PMI etc)

  • A sound knowledge and understanding of RIBA for Built Environment engagements

  • Understanding of technical terms and work streams for:

    • Physical Infrastructure (Cabling)

    • Physical Security

    • LAN and WAN Networks

    • Audio Visual

    • Enterprise Systems (such as Servers and operating systems)

    • Traditional and IP related Voice systems

    • Trader Voice systems

    • Data Centres and Data Centre migrations

    • Wireless LAN

    • Network Security (e.g. Firewalls, DMZ, Perimeter Security)

    • Virtualisation of Services

    • Mobile Network technologies

  • Demonstrable experience in working in delivering technology solutions for Clients within a professional team, whether as part of the Client team or standalone.

  • Familiar with Vendors such as Cisco, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, HP, Avaya, IPC

  • Knowledge of project management methods (such as MSP, Prince2 and Scrum)

  • Knowledge and experience of dealing with external parties such as PTOs, Network integrators, Voice solution providers and integrators

  • Knowledge and experience of creating and facilitating RFP and Tenders on behalf of Clients, engaging with all associated parties, such as Supplying Vendors, Client SMEs, and Stake holders

  • Strong communication skills: written and in formal presentations

  • Project control through a variety of situational leadership styles

  • Experience in coaching junior colleagues assigned to projects

  • Experience in documentation reviews (Including RFP and Tender reviews)

We’re looking for someone who…

  • Is a Team player, organised, self-motivated, and capable of independent work

  • Has strong customer interface skills and ability to work with many levels of Client operations including workstream leads

  • Has breath of capability to expand technical education

  • Is a leader and coach, able to direct and get the best results out of Junior teams

  • Is committed to knowledge transfer

  • Has a deep understanding of project quality

  • Can focus on objectives

  • Fluent in spoken and written English

About the Role:

The objective of this role is to provide professional services in the Physical Security Field related to the Built Environment such as Access Control, Security Cameras (CCTV) and Intruder Detection to PTS Clients throughout the strategic, procurement and implementation stages of projects.

About PTS:

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.