Application Project Manager

Application Project Manager

Job Title: Application Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5727
Contact Name: Melania Della Valle
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2017 16:34

Job Description

My client is looking for a Project Manager who will lead a complex B2B application integration project.
The Project Manager should have understanding of the technical solutions, should be able to describe the solutions high level, as well as the interfacing.

Responsible for the day-to-day delivery of specific outputs within cost, quality and time parameters, the scope and shape of the project, and to deliver capability to realize benefits within governance and to budget. This includes both the technical delivery and the associated revision to business processes to use that technology.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Quality Management. - Ensure the project is run to quality standards and adheres to the project delivery framework; provide coaching and guidance to work stream leads and business teams within your portfolio to meet team standards; manage risks and resolve issues that impact quality, scope, and schedule.

2. Project Governance & Control - Manage project teams across a number of divisions and support functions (i.e. HR, Finance); oversee project team resources up to 50 staff (internal/external) in a matrix environment; develop and gain agreement to project plan; determine, procure and manage appropriate resources internally/externally to deliver the projects; implement and maintain a consistent project mgmt. methodology; be accountable for all aspects of cross project risk, issues and contingency; ensure business sponsorship and engagement, including steering group activities for project escalation; provide project reporting and updates; communications complex issues in simple report format to all levels the organization

3. Financial Management - Manage, forecast, and track budgets; facilitate the definition and gain agreement to the budget; work with Finance to understand impact of any tasking or re-phasing on project; ensure project delivers the capability to enable the stated benefits; tracks benefits.

-Bachelor's Degree
-Experience in portfolio/project planning processes, techniques, and methodology, especially in a multi-functional and commercial environment; preferably experience in the telecom sector; leadership, coaching and mentoring of a team; PRINCE 2, PMP, IPMA, Lean Six Sigma, APMP or MSP or other recognized industry qualification
-Experience in delivering application systems IT projects
-Experience in managing stakeholders
-Experience in gated project governance with enough technical knowledge to understand the architecture they are delivering
-Experience of application integration and launch. Experience of infrastructure configuration and system integration.
-Experience of multi-country rollout.
-Experience of managing project finances.
-Experience of presenting status and plans to senior stakeholders
-Greater prior experience in this role (5+ years)

Skills and Competencies:
-Project & time management
-Relationship & stakeholder management
-Interpersonal skills
-Awareness of politics/environment
-Team/people leadership
-Communication & presentation skills
-Delivery management

This is a very competitive position so apply today!

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