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Project Manager (001961) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary role purpose:

Project management of Enterprise Business Unit (EBU) based activities.

The job holder is expected to play a key role in the EBU Team that will drive the transformation of EBU to a Project Management capability driven organisation linked to strategy, and primarily delivering IIOT Managed Services.

The role will report to the PMO lead and be part of the newly formed PMO, providing a BU wide asset for programme and project delivery and support.

In executing this role the incumbent is expected to have a well-developed understanding of project management in order that they can work across the BU to a number of stakeholders driving best practice and ensuring that a project management based culture is embedded.

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage requirements gathering, identify key deliverables and delivery process for each project
  • Creates and manages project schedules and timeframe, synchronizing and prioritizing across a number of concurrent activities
  • Defines work packages and monitor execution
  • Ensures projects are appropriately documented
  • Creates and maintain the project plan up-to-date to reflect project evolution
  • Ensures milestones are met in time and content by involved internal and external parties
  • Ensures that the plan meets customer requirements: ie support requirements capture, timelines, critical success factors, budgets.
  • Tracks external dependencies
  • Establishes and maintain the right environment for successful project execution (environment, tools, resources)
  • Ensures coordination between all stakeholders
  • Help prioritizing the troubleshooting of project issues
  • Identify risks of the project and propose associated mitigations
  • Monitor and Report on a regular basis of the project progress
  • Communicates project status to dependent entities
  • Assists with project close out reviews
  • Ad-hoc management of tasks related to the overall EBU activity programme will also be required

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • University degree level or equivalent
  • Project management qualification
  • Demonstrable experience in a Project Management role
  • Strong analysis and synthesis skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and written/verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Team player and an excellent organisational fit
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Assertive, robust and confident raising action points with senior individuals
  • Ability and desire to think outside the box
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively
  • Travel to be expected

Desirable knowledge and skills

  • Good background in technical sector
  • Experience in partner and customer management

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