• Location: Kent, England
  • Date Posted: 24th May, 2021
  • Reference: JS67821NFI

Job Description


The role of the Azure Project Manager is twofold: 1. Deliver allocated projects or project tasks as required to meet business need and demand, working closely with the Portfolio/Head of IT PMO to ensure projects are set-up for success 2. Ensure compliance to the agreed project management standards in accordance with best practices and the needs of the business



Role & Responsibilities



  • Work closely with business sponsor and stakeholders to ensure business requirements are effectively identified and delivered to achieve business outcomes

  • Work with project sponsor, stakeholders and IT management to clearly define and document scope and key deliverables, balancing business priorities with stakeholder expectations

  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle

  • Ensure the project identifies, and delivers, any and all functional and non-functional requirement to ensure a successful outcome

  • Plan and track project timelines, milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools

  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals

  • Ensure all project deliveries are in line with IT PMO Framework

  • Maintain effective communication and reporting with project sponsors, senior stakeholders and IT management

  • Direct and manage project delivery from beginning to end, ensuring projects are completed in a timely manner, ensuring quality measures and budgets are maintained and tracked

  • Ensure effective management of all project team members and that roles/responsibilities are defined and clearly understood


Skills & Qualifications



  • Accreditation in, or demonstrable understanding of, a recognised project management methodology such as PRINCE2 and AGILE

  • Substantial experience of project management delivery of SaaS and PaaS platforms (Azure, AWS, Google etc) within IT infrastructure and software development environments

  • Significant experience in managing projects that use the following technologies - Azure databases, Data Factories and Pipelines

  • Experience of working with data and analytics teams

  • Advanced experience of technical project management delivery within IT Infrastructure

  • Advanced experience of project management delivery of the implementation of business 3rd party products

  • Working knowledge of DevOps functionality and development


Benefits



  • Salary - £55,000 to £65,000 + Bonus

  • Private Pension

  • 23 Days Annual leave + Bank Holidays

  • Gym membership subsidy, Discount and cash back on hundreds of high-street shops, healthcare cash back plan, travel insurance.