Infrastructure Manager

London (Greater)
£600 - £700 per day
04 Dec 2013
01 Jan 2014
CRC1213IM04
Mohsin Aboobaker
IT
Contract
Full Time

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the projects through all relevant stages of the project lifecycle.
  • Produce and communicate clear progress reports for all projects
  • Produce documentation
  • Briefs, Project Initiation Documents, Project Plans, Change Requests, Project Closure Reports
  • Manage risk and issues and escalate as and when necessary
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and procedures governing Infrastructure Delivery Projects.
  • Assess and monitor project resource demands to identify all areas where resource issues may exist and address them with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Advise and influence internal / external parties at senior management level.
  • Ensure that contracts and negotiations with both internal and external suppliers are always aimed at meeting Sky's business needs and providing a value for money service in terms of standards, quality, efficiency, safety, performance and cost effectiveness.
  • Be accountable for managing the quality of service provided by the department to the Business Unit customers.
  • Forecast and set budget requirements for Projects and ensure effective utilisation of available resources within budget provision.
  • Vet and understand the solutions provided by 3rd parties.


Essential

  • Project Management and associated methods and tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of full systems lifecycle.
  • Broad Technical knowledge and detailed experience in medium to large scale Infrastructure Projects
  • Broad business knowledge including commercial, financial awareness.
  • Previous experience of customer and supplier relationship management relevant to IT, particularly including management of negotiations
  • IT Infrastructure Project Management - managing delivery through all stages of the lifecycle (Initiation, Analysis, Design, Build and Implementation).
  • Planning and Control skills, using recognised Project management tools.
  • Stakeholder mangement
  • Risk Management.
  • People Management - particularly managing people without direct authority.
  • Communication skills - credible with senior management, good at conflict resolution.