Business Intelligence Project Manager

  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Project / Programme Management

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Samantha Cartman

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

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Business Intelligence Project Manager - Warrington - 6 Months+

We are currently working with a large business underghoing a company wide transformation project and who are looking to create a customer facing, technology focused team well positioned to meet the changing requirements of the business. To achieve this they need to engage more proactively with the business to understand exactly what is required and to create a clear roadmap to meet those requirements.

To that end they are looking to increase the size of their IT project delivery team to deliver a portfolio of IT and business change projects.

The IT Project Manager is responsible for delivering on the IT Strategy through the successful management of projects within scope, quality, time and cost constraints.

Job Description
* Direct and coordinate activities of the project team to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget
* Prepare and present standard project management artefacts such as project initiation documentation, project plans, risk and stakeholder's matrices and business cases.
* Analyse project proposals alongside solution architects to determine time frame, budget, risk, and the appropriate process for accomplishing projects.
* Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones and required activities and tasks.
* Establish project plan and staffing for project activities, iterations or phases, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
* Perform project risk assessments and implement mitigation plans.
* Effectively hand over projects to business as usual, ensuring that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives preparing close out reports and final sponsor approval.
* Develop a thorough understanding of the current IT solutions and work with key stakeholders in the business to identify new requirements or opportunities for improvement.
* Work with key stakeholders to develop business cases to support the proposed solution.
* Develop functional specifications for the requirements and work with the IT department to propose solutions to meet those requirements.

Experience & Skills

- Experience delivering BI platforms and capability, in particular power BI services (nice to have not critical).
- Track record of delivering projects to time, cost and quality.
- Strong stakeholder management skills and effective communicator.
- Self-motivated, proactive and customer focused with excellent organisational skills.
- Experience in business analysis and requirement definition
- Knowledge of project governance frameworks, planning tools, IT service processes (ITIL) and best practices.
- Good working knowledge of technical IT disciplines
- Expertise in project management methodologies (for example, PMI, Prince II and agile).
- Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence
- Have experience managing multiple stakeholders, external suppliers and other project managers within a complex programme of works (Senior PM)
- Demonstrable blend of business, IT, financial and communication skills, as this is a highly visible position with substantial impact
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills expertise in setting and managing customer expectations
- Have a minimum of 5 years previous project management experience
- Be eligible for security clearance to SC level.

Business Intelligence Project Manager - Warrington - 6 Months+