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Project Manager - IT Systems

City, London
£80,000 to £85,000
Job Type
16 Sep 2022
Project Manager - IT Systems - Law Firm - City of London / Hybrid Working - up to £85,000 + benefits We are looking for a Project Manager, with knowledge of diverse IT projects including application development, software configuration and implementation, office moves and infrastructure deployments, to join a leading City Law Firm. A PRINCE 2 Practitioner (or APM equivalent) is sought to lead the programme of transformation projects and help progress the continuous improvement of the PMO. Suitable candidates for this Project Management position will need to posses a minimum of 3 years experience working within a professional services or legal project environment. You will have a proven record of project delivery and the ability to manage and execute a diverse portfolio of IT projects. What s on offer: This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly successful law firm in the City of London. Excellent working conditions and benefits include 25 days holiday plus, pension, life assurance, income protection, private medical, performance bonus, free eye tests, flexible salary sacrifice benefits and more. Key responsibilities as the Project Manager will include: Leading and assisting with the delivery of diverse IT projects ensuring all project requirements are clearly understood and are aligned with project objectives 1st point of escalation and resolution for all project related risk/issues Line management of resources in a project context ensuring performance, project updates and project health is managed Reviewing / creating all project documentation including Project Scope, Business Cases, Requirements Documentation, PIDs, Project and Stage Plans, project reports and more Oversight of project budgets Risk and issue management Resource planning Ensuring all stakeholders are kept up to date with projects via communication and reports Working with, participating and where necessary leading change advisory board meetings Managing multiple projects and competing priorities simultaneously Ensuring successful handover of projects, including relevant documentation sign off Undertake post project reviews and analysis Undertaking responsibility for embedding business change brought about from managed projects And more! What we re looking for: PRINCE 2 Practitioner or APM equivalent Educated to degree level (desirable) with strong academics overall Ideally 3 years minimum relevant experience working in a legal or professional services project environment Extensive experience in all aspects of IT project management with experience managing small, medium and large scale projects Experience working with waterfall and agile methodologies Knowledge of diverse portfolio of IT projects including application development, software configuration and implementation, office moves and infrastructure deployments All round technical understanding of IT systems Experience creating project documentation Experience with change management Good understanding of extranet portals and legal software such as DMS , billing systems and case management solutions (desirable) Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills Proactive, professional and results orientated Does this sound like the role for you? Our client is offering an attractive and competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate. If you d like to be considered for this role please ensure your CV showcases all your relevant skills and experience and submit it as soon as possible, quoting LO - Project Manager
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  • Job Reference: 714018526-2
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Carousel Consultancy
    Carousel Consultancy
  • Location: City, London
  • Salary: £80,000 to £85,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: great benefits
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent