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Project Manager

Permanent role, full time (37.5 hrs / week; 9 – 5.30)

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Based in our offices at Bellshill with regular travel to customer sites. On occasion national or international travel may be required.

 

Experience:

  • Experience of delivering IT projects across a broad range of technology platforms
  • Working to Prince II (or similar) delivery methodologies
  • Delivery of technology and / or business change projects
  • Mix of public and private sectors preferred but not essential
  • Exposure to a variety of industries e.g. Retail, Utilities, Manufacturing, Transport, Health advantageous

 

Qualifications:

  • Project management qualification (PMP) or equivalent required (or willing to study for)
  • ITIL – Foundation Certificate (beneficial)

 

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong communications skills, with customers, team and stakeholders
  • Developing and sustaining customer relationships
  • Leadership and conflict resolution
  • Excellent organisational, planning and prioritising skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities
  • Thrives in collaborative environment
  • Customer focused mind-set
  • Microsoft Suite (including Project, Excel and PowerPoint)

 

 

The focus of your role

Your key responsibility is the successful delivery of agreed project scope, cost and quality. Working through the project lifecycle, you will lead project teams, liaise with stakeholders, report regularly, whilst managing risks, dependencies and issues. Collaborating with all NVT departments, our customers and suppliers, you will focus on quality outcomes and customer satisfaction.

What you’ll do

Customer focused and bridging the gap between business and technical stakeholders, as an NVT Project Manager, you will working on client projects at the forefront of technology trends. With clients based across Scotland and the UK, you’ll never have a dull moment or find yourself short of challenges!

Reporting to the Head of the Programme Management Office (PMO), you will client projects. Tasks include:

  • Define project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Work with Technical Consultants and Engineers to define solutions
  • Develop detailed project plans to monitor and track progress; share with customers and other stakeholders as required
  • Manage changes to the project scope, schedule and costs using NVT’s Project Change Control Process.
  • Report and escalate to the Head of PMO
  • Perform risk management to minimise project risks
  • Lead process of issue identification and resolution
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients, stakeholders, third parties/vendors
  • Coordinate internal resources (in association with Head of PMO) and third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Meet with clients to take detailed project briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Delegate project tasks to project team members based on skills and experience
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Create regular project reports (weekly Highlight Report; monthly Project Board packs for example as well as ad-hoc internal and external reporting
  • Chair Project Boards
  • Create project documentation as required within NVT’s ‘Method Assured Change’ (MAC) change and governance framework.
  • Carry out risk, dependency and other workshops as required
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs
  • Manage and advise the requirements gathering process by meeting with stakeholders to define the business and functional requirements
  • Support our customers in managing business change – Stakeholder Engagement, Change Impact Assessment and Change Readiness.
  • Work with the head of PMO to improve project delivery processes
  • Support sales pre-sales activities through draft project scoping, planning (tasks and resources) and estimating
  • Work multiple projects simultaneously

 

What you’ll bring

We are looking for the highest quality individuals who bring the following attributes, experience and skills that enable them to deliver rapid value to our clients:

  • Good understanding IT technologies.
  • You form strong and lasting relationships with clients and colleagues with the ability to engage with stakeholders at every level.
  • Flexible attitude and thrive in fast paced, dynamic environments
  • Critical thinking
  • You can successfully navigate between business speak and technical jargon
  • Demonstrable skills in facilitating workshops, gathering and documenting requirements, translating requirements into business processes, stakeholder engagement, creative thinking, presentation and coaching.
  • Ability to learn about new technologies quickly through self-learning.
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills.

 

 

Microsoft Consultant

Permanent role, full time (37.5 hrs / week; 9 – 5.30)

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

 Experience:

  • Previous experience within a consultancy role
  • Minimum 2yrs Microsoft O365, Intune, Azure and ADFS
  • Mix of public and private sectors desired
  • Fast paced, dynamic environments
  • Project delivery environments an advantage

Qualifications (desired):

  • Microsoft O365 [70-346 Identities + Requirements]
  • ITIL – Foundation Certificate

 

Technologies:

  • Microsoft Cloud Technologies including:
    • Office 365
    • Active Directory DS
    • Microsoft Azure, Intune and ADFS

Beneficial

  • skill/experience in the following areas:
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • SCCM/WDS/Windows 10 rollout
    • Virtualisation

 

The focus of your role

Our Technical Consultants collaborate with clients and colleagues to identify, explain, design and implement the right solutions and processes for our clients. Working as subject matter experts and trusted advisors in everything Microsoft O365 related, our Technical Consultants can advise clients in business terms about how to transform their business in line with the capabilities of the O365 suite, are able to translate it into the technical requirements and work to implement the solution.

What you’ll do

You’ll be working with multiple teams of specialists, covering the full Microsoft stack. The market is moving to a full online model, which will give you the opportunity to on work on client projects at the forefront of technology trends. With our clients based across Scotland and the UK you’ll never have a dull moment or find yourself short of challenges!

In your work, you will be expected to deliver consulting assignments (as well as support sales and pre-sales activities). Tasks will include:

  • Manage and advise the requirements gathering process by meeting with stakeholders to define the business and functional requirements and system goals and bring these in line with the capabilities of Microsoft O365.
  • Reengineering business processes/ Business Process Management and advise on enhancements based on best practice and O365 knowledge.
  • Managing business change within our clients – Stakeholder Engagement, Change Impact Assessment and Change Readiness.
  • Exposure to a variety of industries e.g. Retail, Utilities, Manufacturing, Transport, Health.

 

What you’ll bring

We are looking for the highest quality individuals who bring the following attributes, experience and skills that enable them to deliver rapid value to our clients:

  • Solid understanding of O365 / Azure / Intune out-of-the-box functionalities and limits
  • Design, implementation and management experience of at least one of the following; Exchange Online, Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams or SharePoint Online.
  • An understanding of Microsoft Exchange Platform and the broader Microsoft stack and be able to leverage it to create powerful solutions.
  • A desire to continually develop your knowledge of new functionality in the Microsoft platforms, keeping on top of roadmaps, studying for certifications and being ahead of the curve in regard to what the future holds and how it can benefit our clients.
  • Good working knowledge of disaster recovery and high availability.
  • Experience of migrating from previous versions or third-party systems.
  • Excellent troubleshooting.
  • Experienced consulting skills:
    • You form strong and lasting relationships with clients and colleagues, and these interactions should be second nature to you.
    • You have an ability to clearly articulate and present your ideas and solutions in line with the capabilities of Microsoft O365.
    • Ability to build relationships and credibility with customers quickly.
    • Ability to create and deliver technical presentations and training.
    • Confidence to hold difficult conversations at all levels of an organisation.
    • Ability to build trust to drive change with customers.
  • Flexible attitude, critical thinking and the ability to engage with stakeholders at every level.
  • You can successfully translate business and customer needs into a great digital customer experience.
  • Demonstrable skills in facilitating workshops, gathering and documenting requirements, translating requirements into business processes, stakeholder engagement, creative thinking, presentation and coaching.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly through self-learning.
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills.
  • Full lifecycle experience of ITIL development and project delivery methodologies such as Prince II.
    • Be the technical expert for customer projects and deployments
    • Educate and guide customers by delivering workshops and webinars
    • Help customers with their journey to the cloud
    • Help customers with troubleshooting and problem resolution
    • Travel to customer sites is required; the amount depends on your location and customer needs, and can be occasionally be national or international.

 

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