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Senior IT Project Manager

Company: PAREXEL
Location: Nottingham
Reference: pare-10056174
Closing Date: 09 Apr 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

The Senior Project Manager works under the guidance of Portfolio Management. You will work with Product Management, Portfolio group, the Business Owners and Scrum team(s) to create and define user stories and supporting artefacts for product features and enhancements. You will lead in prioritizing business epics and agile release train epics in prioritizing and grooming features and associated user stories for inclusion in a particular release and a particular sprint.

Requirements:

PAREXEL Informatics is one of the industry’s solutions provider and we help customers accelerate the drug development process through innovation. Our product portfolio is built on leading-edge technology and is combined with extensive medical and clinical expertise. As the technology strategic business unit of PAREXEL International Corporation, we're able to leverage our massive investment in technology with our parent company's wealth of hands-on clinical expertise.

The Senior Project Manager works under the guidance of Portfolio Management. You will work with Product Management, Portfolio group, the Business Owners and Scrum team(s) to create and define user stories and supporting artefacts for product features and enhancements. You will lead in prioritizing business epics and agile release train epics in prioritizing and grooming features and associated user stories for inclusion in a particular release and a particular sprint.

This role is based at our new modern Nottingham office situated in the town centre.

Key Accountabilities:
Consultancy
- Manages provision of consultancy services, and/or management of a team of consultants. In own areas of expertise, provides advice and guidance to consultants and/or the client through involvement in the delivery of consultancy service.
- Engages with clients and maintains client relationships. Establishes agreements/contracts and manages completion and disengagement.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Support
- Uses recommended portfolio, programme and project control solutions for planning, scheduling and tracking.
- Sets up project files, compiles and distributes reports.
- Provides administrative services to project boards, project assurance teams and quality review meetings.

Project Management
- Takes full responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of complex projects (typically with significant business, political, or high-profile impact, and high-risk dependencies).
- Selects methods and tools, using iterative techniques where appropriate, ensuring that effective project control, change control, risk management and testing processes are maintained.

Systems Development Management
- Sets policy and standards for solution development projects.
- Promotes the benefits of addressing all security issues during solution development and ensures secure development improvement practices. Identifies, proposes, and initiates software process improvement activities within the organisation, devising solutions

Education
- Degree in Life Sciences, Engineering, or Computer Science field, or equivalent.

Skills:
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
- A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
- Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail.
- Shows Initiative and self-confidence, is adaptable and is able to cope with changing and evolving priorities.
- Must have the ability to work methodically in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment

Knowledge and Experience:
- Strong in-depth senior IT Project Management experience from within an IT related industry (CRO or Pharma industry would be preferred but not essential)
-Understanding of Agile methodologies (preferably Scrum), UML, Object Orientated, Data Modelling,
- Process Modelling and/or other development methodologies
- Awareness of structured approach to test planning and test execution.
- Relevant experience with Agile project management, including Scaled Agile (SAFe) in a high technology or Internet-based software development environment. A strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is desirable.
- Related business experience (project manager and/or equivalent) typically gained over a period of time would be preferable
- A thorough understanding of generic Project Life Cycle management controls is essential

In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and full training within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package including 25 days holiday per year, pension scheme, life assurance, long term disability insurance, a health cash plan and other leading edge benefits that you would expect with a company of this type.

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Contact Information:

Address:  PAREXEL International
The Quays
101-105 Oxford Road
Uxbridge
Middlesex
UB8 1LZ
England
Tel:  +44 1895 238000
Fax:  +44 1895 238494
Website:  Visit Our Web Site
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