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Senior Project Manager/ Transition Manager

Perth

A Senior Project Transition Manager from a Consulting background, with delivery experience in multivendor projects & strong business/financial acumen

  • - ASX Listed
  • - Largest Microsoft Modern Work Partner in the APAC
  • - Great culture, work-life balance and opportunities to grow
The Role
As Senior Project Manager/Transition Manager, you will deliver a range of technology projects and transition in/out projects for managed services accounts.  You will ensure the smooth running of project teams to deliver on time and in budget, while ensuring the customer has an exceptional experience every time.  Through your proven experience and drive to excel, you will be able to build strong, open relationships with your team and project stakeholders, which in turn will enable you to plan, deliver and motivate others to perform and achieve extraordinary results.   

The Responsibilities
  • Contribute to presales proposals and prepare statements of work
  • Plan and manage multiple, concurrent projects spanning several business units
  • Planning and overseeing the transfer of key information necessary for the support, operation and acceptance of solutions deployed into production
  • Build transition plans including managed services/application support models, change management
  • Collaboratively build effective and open working partnerships with clients and business teams
  • Adhere and contribute to continuous improvement of PM methodologies and best practices
  • Manage and contribute to effective resource allocation, forecasting future resource needs based on project and program plans and/or pipeline and budgets
  • Develop and manage project scope, plans and budget estimates
  • Monitor and Control project financials and progress, accurately tracking consumption, forecasting planned effort
  • Identify, escalate and manage project risks
  • Assess, analyse, develop, document and implement changes based on requests for change
  • Lead and motivate project teams to drive the success of project and task timelines
  • Be responsible for coordinating implementation activities, providing effective team leadership including information flow to and from operations during project work
  • Liaise with business and IT partners on release scheduling and communication of progress
  • Communicate with key stakeholders regarding the status of project financials, timelines, tasks, and issues
  
The Person
This role would be ideal for someone with the following skills and experience:
  • 15+ years in corporate IT environments with a Consulting background
  • 10+ years of experience as a Program or Project Manager, leading large concurrent projects with resource budgets greater than $1M
  • 5+ years of experience in Transitioning complex projects and/or Transitioning managed services teams
  • Ability to work and team effectively with IT Services groups and other management personnel including on a global, virtual basis
  • Knowledge of service transition methodology, tools and templates
  • Ability to apply your PM knowledge and skills to influence and define the delivery process.
  • Excellent people skills - great influencer, passionate about developing teams, loved and respected by customers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
  • Experience with Azure DevOps, Jira, MS Project, and other project collaboration and tracking tools
  • Illustrated experience in managing commercial and contractual aspects of projects, including strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Proven ability to manage scope and control change in a dynamic project environment
  • Certified PRINCE 2 or PMBOK practitioner
  • Familiarity with ITIL v3

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