Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager

Whitehall Resources currently require an experienced Technical Project Manager to work with a key client based in Northamptonshire.

Your Role:

* Establish and anchor a project to facilitate transition to the target state and decrease a projects deployment risks
* Manage activities in a change project. Includes engaging stakeholders, from both the business and Technology in the change effort and ensuring they are ready to adopt the coming changes
* Project planning, estimating, budgeting, resource allocation, monitoring, controlling, benefits realisation, closing and lessons learned
* This will require an advanced level of communication skill and the ability to negotiate and influence to get the right outcome for the business area sponsoring the change
* The role holder will be responsible for quality on the project, with the responsibility of ensuring that the project has the relevant documentation
* The development of the plan will require the ability to challenge and question stakeholders across many areas of the business, analyse the inputs and build a detailed and complex plan
* Plan and support labour relations and/or employee relations discussions, as necessary. Chair regular progress reviews of the project and report progress

Essential Skills

* Experience as Project Manager working in a technology environment
* Knowledge of the card payments industry and overall understanding of the Financial Services Industry
* Demonstrable experience of defining and leading projects for creation of new products and features to successful closure
* Able to conceive original and practical solutions to complex problems

Desirable Skills

* Able to show resilience in an environment which is continuously changing due to the transformation of technology
* Knowledge of Agile methods (Kanban/Scrum) and tools (Jira, etc…).
* PM or Agile certification
* Experience with Cloud Technologies