Senior Project Manager (Desktop Transfromation) Birmingham
Published: 17th February 2021
Milton Keynes
Job Type
£425 - 485 per day


Role: Senior Project Manager (Desktop Transformation)

Location: Milton Keynes or Manchester (remote currently)

IR35: Inside

Rate: £425-485/day (umbrella)

Duration: 6 Months

Management of project delivery, including associated governance and management of resources to deliver the transition to a new Desktop support partner. This includes:

  • Retender of the Desktop support services
  • Support through the tender process
  • Managing the transition of the end user contract
  • Project manage the transition to the new supplier – business change and technical element

Key skills and Experience Required

  • Project Management
  • Keeping the plan and the project together
  • Live transformation programmes
  • End user experience
  • Bid experience
  • Experience of desktop management
  • Good communication skills on all levels
  • Engaging in suppliers
  • Transformation - doer as well as a shaper
  • Manage design sessions and work with the technical managers
  • IT change management

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Takes responsibility for the definition; documentation and safe execution of a single major project or a number of smaller initiatives; actively participating in all phases of the project. Identifies; assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.
  • Effectively estimates costs; timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project(s) to agreed terms of reference.
  • Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan; providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders; as appropriate.
  • Monitors and forecasts costs; timescales and resources used; and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances.
  • Ensures that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria.
  • Manages the change control procedure; ensures that change is captured; impact assessed and approved and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost; timescale and resource budgets; and are signed off.
  • Gains agreement for revisions to the project(s) from project sponsors.
  • Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring that team members are motivated and developing their skills and experience.
  • Takes appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances.
  • Actively represents the project team; ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business.
  • Ensures that own projects are formally closed and; where appropriate; subsequently reviewed; and that lessons learned are captured and actioned.
  • Produces appropriate documentation to support these processes.

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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