Project Manager London

Published: 07/01/2022


  • Create project plans according to the defined CHAMP methodology to minimize risks and issues and maximise the chances of success
  • Manage the delivery of the project against the agreed project plan and scope
  • Regularly track progress of the activities and the deliverables to ensure that they are completed on time and to the required quality levels
  • Monitor all progress and take mitigation actions to avoid risks being triggered and take recovery actions if the risk occurs
  • Manage and validate all scope changes within the CHAMP project governance Structure
  • Raise Change Requests as required and obtain appropriate customer and internal approvals, in line with project governance
  • Represent the project externally and internally by communicating and reporting on project status to the customer and internally to the CHAMP project governance structure
  • Produce regular and accurate progress reports and present the project status at appropriate Project Review Boards
  • Ensure all project meetings are documented to reduce miscommunication risk and ensure traceability of decisions
  • Manage and deploy CHAMP resources/customer/joint Project Team(s) and contributors according to project requirements and for the successful delivery of the project
  • Manage the customer to ensure the customer fulfils its obligations
  • Manage 3rd party suppliers, both internal and external in order to secure the delivery targets
  • Ensure customer satisfaction throughout the project life and support the Account Manager in ensuring that CHAMP meets its commercial objectives for the project and develops its relationship with the customer
  • Obtain customer acceptance of the project deliverables and conduct a customer satisfaction survey at end of project
  • Ensure that an effective transition to CHAMP Global Operations Centre, and other relevant stakeholders, is achieved and conduct a review of any lessons learned
  • Ensure that a proper handover is made to the CHAMP Service Manager at the end of the project


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Formal project management training and certification, PMP certified recommended
  • Successful delivery of two or more medium (> EUR 1m) mission critical projects with full budget control
  • Competent in project management tools and MS Project
  • Proven experience in scope management, time management, cost management, risk management, customer management, stakeholder management, 3rd Party management, quality management and procurement management 
  • Flexible, dynamic and creative
  • A hands-on problem solver with excellent communication skills
  • Clearly client-oriented with a strong focus on quality and efficiency
  • Well established organization, multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) is mandatory; French, German and other
  • languages will be an asset
  • Experienced in MS Office, messaging, on-line purchasing, web-conferencing systems


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Management, Business Engineering, IT Engineering or similar
  • Ideally 5 years in an IT solutions provider environment with knowledge of CHAMP-like products and underlying technologies
  • At least 3 years demonstrable track record in managing customer facing, software delivery or systems implementation projects using with a defined Project Management methodology

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