IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager

Job Title: IT Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Salary: €550 - €700 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH7180
Contact Name: David Lawrence
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 30, 2018 13:48

Job Description

IT Project Manager
My client requires another IT Project manager to assist for a data migration and IT changes to facilitate customer migration journey. The role will include plans, monitors and manages internal projects from initiation through completion, according to the departmental business objectives, translating these objectives into concrete deliverables.
Characteristics of these Projects are:

Direction of the scope is identified but not fully defined yet, as is the impact on products and technology.
*In some projects new technology can be introduced. This is for instance the case for large and complex end-of-life replacements or when introducing new technology. This is not always the case, technology can be known and can be market practice (e.g. Oracle).
*Possible impact on legacy systems, processes, organization, operations, incl change mgmt.
*Typically delivered within 1 project potentially in phases within a max 2 year timeframe.Changes in scope, roadmap, priorities & timing are possible but not frequent.
*Dependencies are usually within the same organization and/or IT related
*Delivers the agreed scope and deliverables
*High stakes for the department, LT level stakeholders.
*Customer impact is often a key characteristic of these initiatives Project scope includes managing the customer impact. Often in partnership with other departments
*Project governance
*Projects cover CSS, BSS and OSS
PM must understand the business, industry and corresponding technology. Besides Telecom knowledge, ICT knowledge is required too as lot of projects need IT adaptations or are dealing with deploying of applications.

Knowledge must make it possible:

*To identify impact and stakeholders in the organisation,
*To lead the teams to define and build optimal solutions taking into account different expectations,
*To challenge each of the impacted teams, solutions & plans,
*To identify dependencies and conflicts between different projects.
*Experience of the entire project/application lifecycle, especially with regard to delivery, testing, default resolution and recognised development methodologies according to structured project management methodologies
*A good understanding of the company's organization and corresponding roles is needed as projects have links and stakeholder involvement with finance, purchasing, business, legal, IT,…
*Experience in working on large programs and managing multiple projects simultaneously
*Experience in working on IT transition/migration projects, within the Telecoms space
*Strong knowledge of BSS & OSS applications and provisioning processes
*Consultant candidates must have experience in IT project management, waterfall & agile delivery method. Combination with IT Infra project experience is a plus (infrastructure, databases, servers). The profile has to have the level of experience and maturity to independently run projects in a very dynamic environment: senior profile with thorough knowledge of data migration concepts and projects