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Senior IT Project Manager

Brightwater

  • Dublin
  • 80000 - 90000
  • Fixed term contract
  • Updated 07/10/2017
  • Derek Smyth
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Our client are a long established educational institute in Dublin, and they are currently undergoing a significant development plan. They are now seeking to appoint an experienced Project Manager to help deliver this project.

 

Our client are a long established educational institute in Dublin,  and they are currently undergoing a significant development plan. As part of this investment, they are upgrading a major software system which will act as the main communication portal for students and provide a fully integrated approach to student information.

They are now seeking to appoint an experienced Project Manager to help deliver this project. The successful candidate will be appointed initially for a period of 12 months on a Fixed Term Contract basis, but there is a strong possibility of further extension. The role offers a competitive salary, with pension and addition benefits.

To help deliver this project, external consultants have been appointed and a key aspect of the Project Manager’s role will be to manage and quality assure the activities of the vendor around the production of a detailed functional and technical specification of requirements.   It will be the responsibility of the Project Manager to ensure that the resulting specification meets the stated objectives for this project.  The specification output from this phase of the project will utilised to undertake a procurement process to identify an appropriate system to underpin the change management process.

The Role:

Reporting to the Project Board, to engage with all areas of the institution, delivering a broad range of process improvements and student engagement enhancements.

The role will require strong project management skills and experience in delivering large complex projects that deliver transformational change to time, cost and quality criteria throughout the project life-cycle. You should be comfortable working in an environment of extensive change and have a flexible, calm and adaptable approach.

You will need excellent organisational skills and experience of managing stakeholders at all levels of an organisation with sometimes competing needs.

A PRINCE2 Practitioner or equivalent agile or traditional project management qualification is a distinct advantage for this role. 

Knowledge of adopting an enterprise architecture approach & ITIL is desirable.

The role will require the ability to build, manage and motivate one or more project teams in a matrix management environment, a professional approach, clear-thinking under pressure and a thorough, diligent approach to project management.

Experience if the third level education sector would be beneficial.

This is an excellent opportunity to work on a challenging and interesting project, with a strong potential for longevity.  For full details please call Derek Smyth at 6621000 or simply apply through the link.

Ref: 914534
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