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Senior Consultant / Project Management - IT Consultancy Services

Consultancy

Location : London and customer sites
Contract : Permanent
Contact : resourcing@xceedgroup.com

Posted : 17 May 2017
Ref : XCREQ-2531

Job Description

Due to continued growth Xceed Group is currently looking to grow its team of Senior Consultants / Agile Project Managers to work onsite with its financial services customers mainly in London area. As an experienced Project Manager you must have a proven track record of delivering various business and technology related projects of work including some of the following: IT Infrastructure, Cloud, DC, Digital, Agile/Lean, DevOps, Service Virtualisation, Service Management/ITSM, Business change, Transformations, Consolidation and Separations etc.

Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for overall progress, use of large teams and multi-million £ budgets within a consultancy environment
  • Manage project risk including the development of contingency plans
  • Delivering programmes/projects of work from various technology arenas including IT Infrastructure, Cloud, DC, Digital, Agile/Lean, DevOps, Service Virtualisation, Service Management/ITSM, Business change, Transformations, Consolidation and Separations
  • Document project risks and issues in the project log and escalating any un-controlled issues and risks to the programme
  • Successfully deliver projects on time and to budget
  • Must be flexible to travel to customer site mainly in London but also other UK locations if and when required

Key Competencies

  • Extensive project management delivery experience within a large corporate financial services environment
  • You must have experience of working within a consultancy based business and be flexible to work on customer sites
  • Proven track record of delivering large scale projects/programmes of work within the financial services sector. Including IT Infrastructure, Digital, Agile/Lean, DevOps, Service Virtualisation, Service Management/ITSM, Business Change, Transformation, Consolidation, Integration and Separation
  • Be able to demonstrate continuous improvement on IT change whilst performing a delivery role
  • Strong communication, engagement and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong leadership and man management skills
  • Multi-million £ budgetary control
  • Proven ability to manage direct, Matrix and third party resources
  • Prince 2 certified, Agile Practitioner or Scrum Master preferred
  • Ability to identify, manage and mitigate project risks/issues and team/project conflict

Technology enabled business change

As trusted advisors, Xceed Group has been helping its clients successfully shape and implement technology enabled business since 2003. Experts in making change happen across major banking platform implementations and infrastructure transformations, Xceed has helped implement some of the largest Financial Services IT modernisation programmes.

Experienced practitioners can lead entire programmes or provide support in specific areas including shaping an IT vision and roadmap, managing a transformation and programme recovery. To ensure the best possible outcome is achieved, we combine this experience with unique IP, toolsets and frameworks to deliver change in the most effective way. By embedding our approach and sharing our knowledge, we leave a legacy to provide clients with the capabilities to transform their business.

Xceed Group has offices in London, New York, Edinburgh and Dublin and work with businesses across the globe within the Financial Services and Government sectors.