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Senior Project Manager (GDS)

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Location: London United Kingdom
Job ID: 743999962293563HS
Date Posted: Feb 15, 2024
Segment: Digital System & Service
Business Unit: Hitachi Services & Platforms
Company Name: Hitachi Solutions Ltd
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Company Description

Hitachi Solutions Europe is a global Digital, Data and Technology consultancy, Microsoft Gold partner and Cloud Services partner, specialising in end-to-end transformation.

As a global consultancy firm working across the private and public sectors, we specialise in Dynamics 365 Business Applications, Power Platform, including Azure, Application Modernisation and Data & Analytics.

Our highly skilled team help drive improvements, creating efficiency and growth within organisations. We are committed to Microsoft technologies, with a mission to revolutionise modern businesses. To achieve this we employ the best, most dedicated talent to deliver outstanding technology solutions to both our local and global clients.

Be part of our Hitachi family

We place value on collaboration, open communication, and transparency. We emphasise the importance of team spirit, cohesion, and appreciation - And through our talented people, innovative culture, and technical and business expertise, we deliver game changing outcomes every day. Our learning culture and flat hierarchy are our recipes for success. But don't take our word for it - Have a look at what our employees are saying: Hitachi Solutions: Recruiting the best talent and offering outstanding career opportunities (hitachi-solutions.co.uk)

What to expect, your benefits

Hitachi Solutions offers competitive compensation packages (incl. bonuses), pension and benefits plans. Work/Life balance is an essential part of our culture, and all our employees are home workers, although you will be expected to come into our or customer's offices regularly. We operate a comprehensive career development programme that includes mentoring and training plans to ensure that you will continue to grow and develop your career at Hitachi.

Job Description

We are growing our Delivery team and looking for a Senior Project Manager to join us on our exciting journey and be part of the Hitachi Solutions family.

The successful candidate will draw upon their project management and delivery experience to advise clients on our best practices and deliver our projects on time and to budget.

Key Responsibilties
  1. Accountable for the successful delivery of government projects up to £15m, ensuring adherence to agreed timelines and maintaining high-quality standards. Collaborate with the regional project assurance team and the relevant Programme Manager or Project Director for support.
  2. Responsible for project scope management and strict adherence to the published methodology and project controls as per GDS service standards.
  3. Oversee the overall performance of project delivery work, ensuring the quality of all deliverables and compliance with internal controls and processes, ensuring that projects are also delivering to GDS best practice and service standards.
  4. Accountable for effective time and expenses management in accordance with relevant policies and contractual obligations.
  5. Ensure accurate creation of revenue recognition estimates or Time and Materials invoices, aligned with the project schedule.
  6. Lead the documentation of meeting minutes for all formal meetings, capturing actions and decisions promptly.
  7. Ensure that work submitted by the project team, including subcontracted staff, meets the required Hitachi and GDS quality standards, promptly addressing any concerns with the Regional Project Director.


Qualifications

Key Competencies
  1. Exhibits strong leadership qualities; is able to manage a number of multidisciplinary teams of 8-12 people, and is able to provide support, guidance, and motivation for team members, identifying where additional time needs to be set aside to provide additional support, and escalates to the Project Director when progress is not made.
  2. Experienced of working with defined project methodologies that follow GDS Best Practice, including the GDS Service Standards and associated project governance models, and is able to articulate the benefits and structure of the team to clients.
  3. Structured and disciplined approach to management with a flexible mindset
  4. Good interpersonal skills
  5. Attention to detail
  6. Ability to produce high quality and professional written documentation including Statements of Work, Contracts and Presentations.
  7. Commercial awareness with an understanding of Crown Commercial Services Frameworks
  8. Conflict Resolution and Negotiation skills
  9. Has successfully taken a UK Government Agency through at least 3 assessments, ideally through Alpha and Beta phase assessments.
  10. Evidence of delivering Digital Services following GDS service standards
  11. Evidence of passing CDDO assessments and stage gates

Additional Information

In applying for a role with Hitachi Solutions Europe Limited and/or its affiliates ("Hitachi") you consent to Hitachi collecting and storing your personal information (including your name, job title and email address) in relation to this role and any others that may be suitable in the future. For more information please refer to our Privacy Policy located at http://www.hitachi-solutions.co.uk/privacy-policy/

Beware of scams

Our recruiting team may communicate with candidates via our @hitachisolutions.com domain email address and/or via our SmartRecruiters (Applicant Tracking System) [email protected] domain email address regarding your application and interview requests.

All offers will originate from our @hitachisolutions.com domain email address. If you receive an offer or information from someone purporting to be an employee of Hitachi Solutions from any other domain, it may not be legitimate.
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