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Project Manager – Network Infrastructureref: HM42074
Sector IT / Telecom
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London - City
Salary £50000 - 55000 / Year
An international telecommunications provider seeks an experience project manager with strong network technology and implementation experience in a data centre environment to join their team.

This role will involve the project management of key network infrastructure projects within a key client in order to support core networking over the next 10 years. You will be responsible for driving key technology projects within the portfolio, ensuring that the client delivers new and enhanced functionality to enable growth and minimise risk.

Core duties

Evidence of managing significant network change or redesign projects.
Responsible for the Project Management of multiple significant IT change initiatives.
Plans and executes projects and other activities, from contract / proposal initiation to benefit realisation, on behalf of delivery management, to ensure efficient delivery within defined time, quality and cost parameters.
Determines, monitors, reviews and manages project and associated operational costs, resources, risks and issues.
Plans, schedules, monitors and reports on overall progress, initiating corrective action where appropriate, to ensure deliverables are produced within time, quality and cost parameters.
Assesses continuously whether projects continue to meet business objectives, recommending changes where appropriate to ensure that projects are managed to realise business benefit, or cancelled as appropriate.
Provides assistance to other members of the portfolio in best practice delivery.
Provides input to the Delivery Manager and executes initiatives to help drive delivery and reporting maturity as well as refine processes in the spirit of continuous service improvement

Ideal candidate

Experience of networking technology and its implementation in a datacentre environment
Experience of storage and VM server implementations would also be useful
Project delivery experience at senior level across multiple geographies and diverse cultures
Experience in managing several complex projects with internal and external interdependencies
Experience in one or more of the bank's key technologies
Management of external vendors and consultants
Financial Services experience preferable

Functional/Technical Skills and Knowledge requirements

Good working knowledge of MS project
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to communicate complex information to a variety of audiences.
Ability to work on own without direction
Ability to make sense of complex situations and rapidly prioritise issues to take effective decisions