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.
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.
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
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)
LAN and WAN Networks
Enterprise Systems (such as Servers and operating systems)
Traditional and IP related Voice systems
Trader Voice systems
Data Centres and Data Centre migrations
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.
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.