Infrastructure Project Manager

Location: Manchester City Centre
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
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Infrastructure Project Manager

£55,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits

IT Project manager, Transformation, Transition, Sever Migration, Windows 2008/2012, Linux, UNIX, Redhat, RHEL, Centos, Platform, Datacentre

The Company

My client is a leading provider of online digital ecommerce and entertainment on a global scale.Based in Manchester, they offer excellent exposure to cutting edge technology within a first-class office environment.

The Role

You will be joining a pre-existing Project Management function but in a new and growing team. The role will be responsible for leading on new technology introduction, legacy platform migration and datacentre transformation.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Taking full ownership of running projects from initiation through to delivery and closure within agreed timescales.
  • Having full responsibility for ensuring all projects are resourced, planned and controlled correctly, using the tools necessary to manage scope, time, risk and quality.
  • Working with business and IT stakeholders to define scope and solutions of projects, whilst resolving issues as necessary.
  • Ensuring relevant project stakeholders are engaged appropriately.
  • Working directly with appointed technical leads and project team members to provide support and direction as required, contributing towards overall project objectives.
  • Following delivery, providing lessons learned and activity-based actions to improve the department’s delivery capability.
  • Managing changes in scope and priorities in an effective and controlled manner.

Essential Skills

  • Familiarity in dealing directly with technical functions, including architecture, database, network and security, infrastructure platforms, IT operations, software development, test and release management.
  • Broad knowledge of project management terminology, tools and techniques.
  • Pragmatism to the delivery approach, giving real consideration to the best and most efficient way to plan and release solutions.
  • Understanding and experience of a variety of test approaches (functional and non-functional).
  • Ability to plan and balance priorities whilst working towards deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills through usage of a range of styles, tools and techniques to ensure communicative clarity.

IT Project manager, Transformation, Transition, Migration, Windows 2008/2012, Linux, UNIX, Redhat, RHEL, Centos, Platform, Datacentre, Infrastructure, Networks

Please contact Tom Elliott for immediate consideration or forward your CV for review.