IT Infrastructure Project Manager IT Infrastructure Project Manager …

Link Asset Services
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
competitive
Link Asset Services
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
competitive
Primary purpose of this position is to plan and manage the delivery of business systems projects and associated technical support services in line with business objectives and ongoing operations.

Company Description

 

Link Asset Services is a fast growing, dynamic business with market leading positions across our areas of expertise – funds, market services, corporates and private client, and banking and credit management services.  With offices across the UK and Europe we are part of Link Group who are headquartered in Australia.  A truly global organisation, Link Group provides us with a strong platform to realise our growth ambitions and continue to build on our success.

You can play a key part in this – at Link Asset Services we recognise the importance of supporting and developing our people, so we listen to colleagues, train our teams and invest in great working environments.  Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities we work with and you’ll get a flavour of life at Link.  At the bottom of this role advert, you’ll find more information on why you’ll enjoy working with us…

 

 

Job Description

 

Primary purpose of this position is to plan and manage the delivery of business systems projects and associated technical support services in line with business objectives and ongoing operations.  This includes gathering business requirements, project planning, estimating, execution, implementation and some ongoing 2nd line support. The individual will work closely with the functional business groups to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of systems solutions deployed in support of business goals and objectives.  The position will also be responsible for staff application development and technology vendor relationship management.

You will report directly to the LAS Lead PM.

Specific accountabilities include:

Must have worked in a Prince2 environment or similar

Must be able to demonstrate a strong track record of successfully managing and delivering a number of projects in a complex financial business.

Liaise with functional business groups in order to scope project requirements and ensure best practice is adopted and interdependencies are recognised/optimised.

Manage business projects to agreed time/cost/deliverable targets.

Responsibility for ensuring client sign off at each stage of the project

Ensure compliance is adhered to against legal, regulatory, policy and best practice requirements within any given project.

Manage any internal or external operational resource relating to any given project.

Oversee any project related Testing (ST/SIT/UAT/Regression)

Control the storage and access of documented business processes relating to any given project and its implementation in accordance with PMO Guidelines

Ensure the smooth transition of projects from development to support

Liaise with Health and Safety, Security and HR Departments to ensure all projects comply with internal and external policies and procedures.

Identify and report, where possible, any conflicts within and between various parts of the business during major business change.  Any unresolved issues to be raised with the Head of LAS PMO

Responsibility for ensuring the integrity of Link Asset Service’s Project methodology is maintained

Contribute to a central repository of documented business processes for use in any future project activities

Responsible for producing and maintaining MS Project plans

Management of any project related Risks, Issues and Change Requests.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Position Requirements – mandatory

Experience of being involved in complex projects or change programmes

Strong customer service orientation

Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in verbal, written or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure, ever changing work environment

Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Highly self-motivated and directed

Keen attention to detail.

A positive outlook, ensuring that we deploy a “can do” attitude to clients and colleagues, treating everyone with respect

General business awareness: empathising with the priorities and needs of a range of functional business groups.  Understanding the subtleties and constraints they work under and tailoring our response to them

Experience with supplier management

Microsoft Office products including Microsoft Project and Visio.

Position Requirements – desirable

Finance sector knowledge

IT Systems Knowledge

Appreciation and knowledge of a successful multi-faceted Finance Business

Strong presentation skills

Sound understanding of technology and infrastructure

Strong customer service orientation

Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in verbal, written or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure, ever changing work environment

Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Highly self-motivated and directed

Keen attention to detail.

A positive outlook, ensuring that we deploy a “can do” attitude to clients and colleagues, treating everyone with respect

General business awareness: empathising the priorities and needs of a range of functional business groups.  Understanding the subtleties and constraints they work under and tailoring our response to them

Experience with supplier management

Must have 5+ years’ experience managing business system projects in a fast paced, constantly changing dynamic environment

Proven expertise in SDLC, change and project management methodologies, concepts, practices, procedures and standards

Demonstrated ability to negotiate and manage business partners and external vendors

Prior experience documenting business standards and experience working with IT Operations areas is needed

 

 

Additional Information

 

In return for a competitive salary and a rewarding career proposition, we anticipate you bringing:

• Strong customer service skills; • Ability to proactively solve problems and work on own initiative; • Collaboration skills, and evidence of working well within a team environment; • Excellent attention to detail, and the ability to process and handle data right first time; • Educated to degree level or equivalent; • Prince 2; • Waterfall and Agile methodology; • six sigma/CMMi; • Experience of working within the financial sector; • Intermediate Excel skills, MS Project, Powerpoint, Visio

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