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Project Manager – Cloud Infrastructure

Are you an experienced IT/Change Project Manager?  Do you have a background in Cloud Infrastructure projects? Let Informed Recruitment help you to achieve your potential with an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to work as part of team in a customer focused company in the North West. As a specialist provider of resource to the Property and Technology markets, we are delighted to be partnering with a social enterprise offering you the opportunity to make a difference and gain experience as part of a modern digital environment within a company that is investing and developing within itself and its employees.  The role is offered initially on a 12-month fixed term salaried contract.

The purpose of the role is to improve and deliver an ongoing series of infrastructure projects designed to modernise, upgrade, and maintain an IT Infrastructure estate.   Your day-to-day responsibilities will include creating and eliciting approval for business cases that will include cloud migrations, AWS/Azure, networks/infrastructure/telephony, and cloud applications; managing end-to-end project delivery; PID & project plan creation;  project controls ^ risk management; business benefit definition; forecasting, estimating, and managing uncertainty, whilst being able to stick to deadlines, work with contractors and third parties to deliver services agreed within KPI budgets and timescales, liaise with heads of departments to drive improvements and new technologies and tools create an efficient working practice amongst other responsibilities.

Must Have

  • Demonstrable commercial experience of IT &/or Change Project Management
  • Extensive knowledge of cloud computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and associated architecture, releases, and upgrades.
  • Experience of contracting and managing cloud-based service providers, including data centres and telecoms.
  • Professional qualifications in Project Management, such as PMP, Prince2, APM or similar

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of DevOps tools
  • Proficient in use of delivery and collaboration tools (DevOps, JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, MS Teams, Skype)
  • Experience of ITIL principles and processes
  • Housing sector industry experience

As an individual you will have experience in both matrix management and line management of cross functional teams with effective and strong leaderships and interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills both verbally and written. A proven track record of managing both large and complex budgets alongside in-depth knowledge of Microsoft office. Alongside a competitive salary you will receive an impressive benefits package that includes generous leave entitlement, health cover, professional development, and qualification support. This role will be at home based at first, then split between home and office based as we progress into the latter end of the year. If this role describes you then please apply without delay for the opportunity to continue your career with a friendly, customer focused organisation. 

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