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Senior ICT Project Manager

Job Category:
Project Manager
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Central Dublin
Salary Description:
Day Rate Contract - Apply for details
itContracting – an eir evo company
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itContracting are seeking immediate applications for a Senior ICT Project Manager on behalf of our client based in Dublin.

Location: Dublin 1
Work Pattern: Hybrid 50/50
Contract Length: 12-month Day Rate Contract– possibility of further extension.
Role Specifications and responsibilities

- Mobilise and project manage the delivery of assigned IT projects to meet the agreed requirements within timescale, cost and quality constraints.
- Build and manage highly effective relationships with the sponsors and other stakeholders to deliver the optimal solution.
- 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 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 company 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, to ensure successful project completion.
- 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 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 IT Programme Manager, IT Strategic Change Office, 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 solves issues recommending solutions or escalating issues as appropriate; and
- Provide relevant skills transfer, coaching and mentoring to other team members.

Qualifications and Experience

- 7+ years managing projects end to end with full responsibility for successful delivery.
- A formal project management certification - PMP, PRINCE2, Agile or equivalent.
- Native speaker, if not C2 Mastery, proficiency or fluency will be validated during interview.
- 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.);
- Strong knowledge and experience of core project management competencies including budget setting and management, risk management, time, quality, and resource 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.
- Experience of 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.
- 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. - Experience of Waterfall and Agile Methodologies

Candidates must be eligible to work in Ireland or currently hold a Stamp 1G/4 Visa to apply.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please do so via the relevant link. If you would like to discuss this role in confidence, please contact
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Tel: 014396803
Contact: Martha Magee

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