Strategic IS Project Manager
£60k +car + extensive benefits
Location; Northamptonshire, ref: 672


Our multi national client requires a Strategic Project Manager responsible for managing 1-2 large strategic projects at any given time, with project spend likely to be in excess of £1M.
Responsible for managing a range of resources required to deliver the project. This will include permanent dedicated resource as well as contracted or outsourced support.
Manage day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple workstream and large-scale projects:
• Ability to understand and effectively control project scope at all points within the life cycle.
• Lead valid scope changes in a controlled manner whilst under pressure.
• Effectively applies and enforces agreed Programme Management Office standards and methodologies
• Has a strong understanding of the core concepts and key principles of both packaged software and bespoke software development
• Demonstrate an understanding of basic revenue models, Profit and Loss, and cost to completion projections, which will enable effective financial and risk management decisions to be made
• Holistic understanding of the impacts of decisions on the wider business both in the utilisation of resources and in the consequences and risk profiles.

The Strategic IS Project Manager will also :
• Manage project budget, including forecasting under/over spends, appropriately escalating when necessary
• Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model and mentor. Inspires co-workers to attain goals and pursue excellence.
• Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change
• Effectively applies Group and IS related methodology to ensure project standards are maintained, tackling areas of non-compliance where identified.
• Indirectly manages conflicting functional inputs to ensure project delivery to timescales and within resource constraints by influencing key stakeholders

Candidates for the position of Strategic IS Project Manager must be superlative communicators, with multinational experience within a global organisation. It is essential that candidates posses gravitas with the ability to represent the company.