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Senior iCT Project Manager

Job Category:
Project Manager
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Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Central Dublin
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itContracting – an eir evo company
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itContracting are seeking to recruit a Senior ICT Project Manager for our client in the financial sector based in Dublin 1.

12 month contract initially (hybrid working)

Role Specifications and requirements

- Carry out activities as noted under the oversight of internal line managers, stakeholders and leadership team;
- Mobilise and project manage the delivery of assigned IT projects to meet the agreed business requirements within timescale, cost and quality constraints;
- Build and manage highly effective relationships with business project managers, sponsors and other stakeholders to deliver the optimal solution for the company
- Determine appropriate escalation paths and make recommendations in respect of solutions to issues to ensure projects are delivered in line with time, cost and quality targets;
- Track and monitor project budgets in line with the companys internal processes and ensure effective tracking and reporting to stakeholders and finance teams;
- Proactively manage Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies, ensuring these are identified, mitigated or escalated as necessary so that the projects have the best chance of success;
- Ensure regular effective communications with all stakeholders and provide visibility of progress of projects, demonstrating control over both internal and supplier progress, in order to provide certainty on deliverables and to enable re-planning if necessary to deliver to agreed timelines;
- Follow the Companys project management methodologies and related processes to ensure that effective governance is in place for assigned projects;
- Provide leadership and work with all IMTD stakeholders involved in project delivery to manage the scope and planning of the project and secure the necessary skills and resources required at the right time aligned with demand management processes, in order to ensure successful project completion;
- Provide feedback to line managers on the performance of assigned resources and provide input as appropriate to assignees performance management to assist their development;
- Manage supplier/ vendor activities where external resources are being used, ensuring commercial agreements are in adherence with procurement and payment policies and guidelines;
- Manage relationships with third parties including regular reviews of performance; and facilitate vendor selections, making sure that the appropriate stakeholders are involved and the appropriate owners for vendors are identified;
- Manage the companys IT key outsourced IT partner to ensure the partner delivers on time, within budget and deliverables meet the required level of QA;
- Manage and contribute to the development of Tenders where required for different work streams and adherence to public procurement process;
- Ensure weekly and monthly reporting into the delivery manager, steering groups and PMO are delivered on time;
- Drive post implementation reviews to ensure the lessons learned are identified, documented and used to continually improve project delivery;
- Problem solve issues recommending solutions or escalating issues as appropriate;
- and Provide relevant skills transfer, coaching and mentoring to other team members

Key Expereince/ Competencies/Skillsets

- Project management methodologies and tools: Strong experience in managing IT projects using a recognised methodology and with practical experience in techniques and tools, ideally in a similar business background of similar scale (e.g. Central Banking, financial services, etc.);
- Core PM competencies: Strong knowledge and experience of core project management competencies including budget setting and management, risk management, time, quality and resource management;
- Procurement and vendor management: Demonstrated experience in multi-vendor environments with associated supplier/ vendor management skills; Experience in public procurement and contract creation/agreement will be an advantage;
- Communications and stakeholder management: Excellent communication and negotiation skills and must be effective at presenting to and influencing senior stakeholders; Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels;

- Leadership and management:Strategic outlook coupled with the ability to offer pragmatic solutions and drive decisions in support of organisational and IT requirements; Excellent leadership skills generating commitment and passion within matrixed and direct team structures; Ability to motivate the team, foster a collaborative culture and resolve conflict; Forward thinking, with the ability to remove ambiguity creating clarity and direction; Willing and able to work under pressure, managing multiple simultaneous work streams.

Experience level required

- 7+ years managing projects end to end with full responsibility for successful delivery.


- Project management certification - PMP, PRINCE2 or equivalent

Availability on Commencement Date

- Must be available to provide services from the commencement date of the services estimated to be end May 2023.

Candidates must be eligible to work in Ireland or currently hold a Stamp 1G/4 Visa to apply.
For more information, please apply here or contact Holly Grant in itContracting directly.
Eirevo / itContracting is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability. Eirevo / itContracting apply all relevant Data Protection laws when processing your Personal Data.
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itContracting – an eir evo company
Tel: 014396803
Contact: Holly Purcell Grant

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