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Senior IT Project Manager

Company: PAREXEL
Location: Nottingham
Reference: 39477BR
Closing Date: 13 Dec 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Competitive Corporate Benefits including holiday, pension, life assurance and more.

Job Summary:

Senior IT Project Manager / Nottingham / Agile / Project Management

Requirements:

PAREXEL Informatics is one of the industry’s leading solution providers 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 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.

This role is based in our new modern state of the art office in Nottingham city centre which has excellent transport links and a great working environment that has the feel of an innovate technology company.

As the Senior IT Project Manager your primary role will be to provide tactical management, administration and leadership to project teams, in order to ensure that the project proceeds within the agreed tolerances of time/budget and delivers a fit for purpose outcome to the organisation.

You will work in partnership with different business and technical areas and be responsible for the coordination of multidisciplinary global project teams to deliver Technology projects of varying size and complexity, focusing specifically on software projects.

Key Accountabilities:
- Be responsible for the timely and effective delivery of personally assigned projects, bringing to the attention of the senior management any circumstances causing delay, concern or requiring higher level authority to proceed.
- Consults with management and reviews project proposals to determine goals, time frame, constraints, risks, staffing requirements and procedures for accomplishing projects.
- In conjunction with key resources from each department, coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget. Clearly defines timelines and expectations of other team members by effective collaboration.
- Be responsible for the production and supply of project information as requested or required by the organisation. This includes (a) update on project statuses; (b) issues and problems; and (c) suggestions and improvements.
- Be responsible for supporting the Senior Director, Project & Programme Management in the development and achievement of the departments operational and strategic objectives considering the global impact of Project Manager Initiatives on the overall business strategy.
- Takes ownership of customer issues, seeing them through to a satisfactory conclusion, delegating where appropriate and communicating appropriately and effectively.
- Contributes to the introduction of the Project Management discipline to the Technology department, acting as a coach and mentor to other personnel on its principles and best practice, including Agile and SAFe
- Establishes and maintains standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation, ensuring that these solutions conform to company standards and SOPs and bringing to the attention of the Senior Director, Project & Programme Management any developments in practice and procedure that warrants review.

Qualifications

Education:
- Educated to degree level (biological science, pharmacy or other health-related discipline preferred), nursing or other relevant qualification/experience.
- CSM and SPC designation highly desirable

Skills:
- Good customer focus, attitude and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
- Client focused approach to work
- 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
- Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork.

Knowledge and Experience:
- A thorough understanding of generic Project Life Cycle management controls
- A thorough understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is desirable
- Ability to manage and delegate work as part of a team in a matrix environment
- Agile/Scrum Master knowledge is desirable.
- Agile experience is essential, knowledge an experience of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is preferred.
- Strong previous IT Project Management business experience (Senior Project Manager and/or equivalent) typically gained over a number of years is essential.
- Relevant experience with Agile project management, including Scaled Agile (SAFe) in a high technology or Internet-based software development environment is preferred.

In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and development within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary, discretionary 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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