** IT Project Manager - IT Real Estate Space Optimisation - Insurance/Financial Services - INSIDE IR35 - London 6 month Contract **
A leading Insurance business based in the City of London, is looking for an IT Project Manager to join the business to deliver a new project focused on IT real estate and space optimisation. You will be the key point of contract for the business to coordinating and liaising, across a number of work streams, between external project management leads, external advisors and contractors, internal work stream stakeholders.
The areas you will be working on will be to manage multiple projects at any given time, but the main focus are the IT elements for real estate moves across EMEA. You will develop project plans that identify resource and budgetary needs. You will host project meetings to keep the team updated on progress and challenges. You will also be responsible for setting up methodology across the project which is agile driven. You will need to identify risk issues and facilitate resolutions, mitigation and appropriate escalation. Lastly you will manage offshore teams and onshore teams to provide the right direction towards success.
The ideal candidate will need to be an experienced hands-on IT project or programme Manager who has strong IT real estate and space Optimisation experience with strong organisational skills and can work under pressure. You will also need have to previously demonstrated proactive approaches to critical thinking and problem-solving with strong decision-making capability and have strong leadership and project discipline skills.
- STRONG IT Project/Programme Manager experience
- IT Real estate change
- Experience working on EMEA driven projects
- Managed on and offshore teams.
- Hands on with strong leadership and project discipline skills
- Space Optimisation
- Strong stakeholder management skills
- Strong organisational skills