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  • 90% Working from remote plus 10% customer sites – London/ Reading.
  • Ideally a PRINCE2 Practitioner.
  • 5+ years Project Management Experience.
  • Experience in delivering Networks, Data Centre, Voice and Telephony solutions.

To succeed, you will need:

  • Demonstrate an excellent stakeholder management experience.
  • Ability to run multiple projects maintaining quality and control.
  • Ability to lead and provide guidance to infrastructure engineers drawing on their project and technical experience.
  • Demonstrate examples of similar successful positions in the past.
  • Be highly collaborative with the current team, management structure and business leaders.
  • Demonstrate a very high level of customer service and empathy to the customer issues delivering solutions while working within the budget.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to provide the best balance of quality, service and price.

Senior Project Manager 

Location
London/ Remote

Rate
750 per day (Outside of IR35) 

Our client who is a global investment bank based in London and looking for a Senior Project Manager to join them for a contract. 

The ideal candidate MUST have a solid background and a proven record as a Senior Project Manager in following disciplines:

MUST HAVE 
15+ years experience in Senior Project Management/ Programme management for major bank/ investment bank/ trading firm  
Thorough experience in market risk
Market Risk
Change management 
Manage a team of developers 
End to end development cycle
Front office development 
Manage projects/ programmes in QUANT development  
Manage projects/ programmes in C++ development
Manage projects/ programmes in VB development
Manage projects/ programmes in Agile principles

Senior Programme Manager 

Location
London/ Remote

Rate
900 per day (Outside of IR35) 

Our client who is a global investment bank based in London and looking for a Senior Project Manager to join them for a contract. 

The ideal candidate MUST have a solid background and a proven record as a Senior Project Manager in following disciplines:

MUST HAVE 
15+ years experience in Senior Programme management for major bank/ investment bank/ trading firm  
Thorough experience in market risk
Market Risk
Change management 
Manage a team of developers 
End to end development cycle
Front office development 
Manage projects/ programmes in QUANT development  
Manage projects/ programmes in C++ development
Manage projects/ programmes in VB development
Manage projects/ programmes in Agile principles

Project Manager x 3

Up to £650 per day (18 Months+ / Outside IR35)

Location: 

  • Remote/ London

You must have 10+ years of Project Management experience in Network, Data Centre, Voice and Security delivery ideally in Telecom and Financial sector. 

  • We urgently seek Project Managers to work upon a number of infrastructure projects for a major client.
  • The ideal candidate needs to offer significant project management experience of delivering migration projects in Network, Data Centre, Voice and Security solutions, ideally in a fast-paced City (financial services) based environment.
  • Experienced at writing business cases, controlling project budgets, forecasting time and resources, developing project scope, managing risk and escalating project issues.
  • Impressive track record of delivering network infrastructure projects within highly technical and diverse environments.
  • Must be a self-starter and ability to work independently, and ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities to bring tasks to successful closure Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities. 
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Up to £900 per day (24 Months+ / Outside IR35)

Location: 

  • Remote/ London

You must have 10+ years of Programme Management experience in Infrastructure Delivery ideally in Telecom and Financial sector. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Technical team management skills in large scale deployment projects (rollouts, infrastructure, Data Centre, IT & new development projects) stakeholder management (internal & external), management of off-shore development & delivery teams.
  • Act as a mediator between executives and numerous staff members employed as part of his or her specific area. 
  • Monitoring associated budgets, allocating project resources and motivating and managing the programme's team members. 
  • Issuing progress reports and ensuring deadlines are met in a timely and efficient fashion.
  • Define Governance, decision stage gates and responsibilities (RACI).
  • Oversee delivery of quality assurance of the programme.
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and ability to work independently, and ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities to bring tasks to successful closure Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities. 
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Agile Programme Manager £750 per day (12 Months+ / London / Outside IR35)

£750 per day and the option of going permanent

Location
·London/ Remote

You must have 10+ years Programme Management experience in Software Delivery ideally in an Agile Environment.

We are looking for an experienced Programme Manager to organize and coordinate a greenfield software development project. You will provide strategic guidance and overseeing the progress of operations. You will co-ordinate the programme’s workstreams and manage their interdependencies and risks.

Responsibilities
·Planning, design and monitoring the programme and weekly reporting on progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective actions
·meetings and communication with client, stakeholders, internal and external technology partners across the UK
·Ensure smooth and successful delivery of the programme working with senior management and the teams to resolve blockers and manage dependencies
·Manage the contractual deliverables for the customer
·Define Governance, decision stage gates and responsibilities (RACI)
·Oversee delivery of quality assurance of the programme
·Administration of day to day activities (meetings, calls, documents) supported by a Project Administrator
·Identify and allocate resources/tasks to PMs, Commercial project Commercial, Service Ops, PMs, Legal, Finance
·Ensuring the delivery of the project is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget
·Initiate management interventions wherever gaps in the programme are identified or issues arise

Must have
·Thorough Agile experience
·Thorough understanding of project/programme management techniques and methods
·Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
·Excellent knowledge of program/project management software (Jira, MS Project etc.) is a strong advantage
·Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
·Ability to travel frequently in the UK and work out of London
·Excellent communication skills
·Excellent problem-solving ability
·Agile certification

Tester £400 per day (6 Months+ / Option of working from Remote / Outside IR35)

Length of contract: 6 months+

Greenfield project! Opportunity to work in a small team to test and deliver a series of projects that will sit at the heart of a new system for the transport industry. You will be working alongside a small dev and UX team in a, long established, non-corporate and friendly agency outside of IR35 with a flat organizational structure that doesn’t care about titles and hierarchy.

Location
·London, Bristol or Cornwall.
·Full option of working from remote. 
Must Haves
·Extensive experience with System Integration Testing
·Extensive experience with hands on application Testing
·Experience of supporting the delivery of multiple projects concurrently
·Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills
·Ability to clearly define the test scripts and linking them to the requirements
·Ability to clearly define the issues/defect raised along with evidence to support for issue resolutions.
·Knowledge of testing processes and an understanding of how these fits within an overall project life cycle.
·UK based during the working week
·Fluent in English
·Experience of working in a mixed team of developers
Desirable/Nice to have
·Used to Agile working methodologies

Role Requirements

  • You understand the business and the user like no other.
  • You are highly analytical, quickly gain insight into all business issues and are able to translate this into user-friendly solutions.
  • You have a hands-on, no-nonsense mentality and you take the initiative / ask questions if necessary to come to a quick solution.
  • A healthy interest in IT and processes without the need for technical knowledge
  • You have strong communication skills (oral + written)
  • You are organized and work proactively.
  • You have the capacity to set the right priorities and manage expectations.
  • You are a team player and provide a positive note
  • You have 4 years of work experience in a similar job.
  • Knowledge / experience in the audit / consultancy sector or in retail is a plus.

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as the link between the business and the ICT department.
  • Responsible for collating and understanding the wishes / needs of the business users, translating these to the technical IT colleagues who are building the solution.
  • Responsible for testing the solution/organize the test phase (Agree test scenarios and coordinate schedules to plan acceptance testing and manage feedback processes)
  • Jointly responsible for the implementation (operational & training support).
  • Where possible, you will also implement operational process optimizations in accordance with the strategy of the department / company.
  • Working in a team of 8 business analysts localized across the different countries, meaning teamwork and good communication skills are crucial. You will report to the team lead back end analysts who are located in Belgium.
  • Role is fully remote.

PMO Analyst - £350-400 per day

Our client is a leading global fintech company that provides software solutions for investment banks and asset management firms across the front, middle, and Back Office. They are currently working on a massive transformation programme with a top tier investment bank, involving the migration of the bank's entire Back Office systems and processes onto their software. We are looking for a PMO Analyst, or a strong project coordinator, to come on-board a 12-month contract paying £350-400 per day. 

  • He/ She will be coordinating software delivery and testing as well as client training and client on-boarding. 
  • Quality assurance and ensure timely submission of regular high-level status reports in and Complete regular MI/dashboards as required. 
  • Facilitate and support release/workstream risk and issue management, maintain release/workstream lessons learned log. 
  • Track and manage all deliverables in the central deliverables library, Manage release/workstream SharePoint site. 
  • The person we are looking for must have the will and the want to learn new things and will have excellent attention to detail. 
  • Essential Skills: Impeccable organisation and time-keeping Good knowledge of project processes/methodology Experience

Up to 400 per day Outside of IR35

Location:

  • Fully Remote


Key responsibilities:

  • Provide end support to our Managed Service customers
  • Assist with escalations from the wider Service Desk
  • Maintain full 24/7 coverage for our customers to maximise uptime and prevent reoccurring issues
  • Deal with incoming incidents in a professional, courteous manner over the phone and via email
  • Take ownership of incidents and manage them in a logical and methodical manner, taking responsibility for the end-to-end management of incidents in your queue while proactively keeping the customer informed of progress
  • Deliver project excellence on customer sites by working with Project Managers to ensure all Projects are delivered on time and within budget


We are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrates a passion for customers and delivering excellent customer service
  • Embraces continual change and process improvement
  • Has a natural aptitude for problem-solving and trouble-shooting
  • Can express ideas and information clearly and concisely
  • Plans and manages own workflow on a daily basis to ensure the achievement of KPIs


Has experience/qualifications in the following (desirable):

  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP
  • HLD/LLD