Asda

Infrastructure Project Manager - Leeds

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Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Ref
AS6160418_1033781BR
Job Type
Full Time
Infrastructure Project Manager

Asda are recruiting for an Infrastructure Project Manager to be based in Asda House in the centre of Leeds. If you are looking for a new job, then Asda is a fun dynamic and exciting environment. We put a lot of investment into our colleagues and we are committed to ensure that you will receive the relevant training to provide you with the opportunity to progress within the business.

This is a great opportunity to work for a company who can not only offer you great career potential, but we also offer flexible working and great benefits.

The Infrastructure Project Manager will join our existing team to predominantly work within Network and Hosting environments. You must have a strong Infrastructure background along with excellent stakeholder management skills and used to working on multiple projects at any one time.

Day to Day Responsibilities
  • Creating and delivering project plans and prioritisation of project activity to meet the overall business project objectives.
  • Managing the project stage gates in accordance with the Asda project management best practice and the Lifecycle methodology.
  • Identifying and communicating project risks, concerns and issues and escalate to the Senior Programme Manager.
  • Understanding, prioritising and managing the changes to scope, timescales, costs, resourcing, and 3rd parties.
  • Delivering products in a serviceable state including hand-over to service support teams.
  • Negotiating and influencing across a number of different geographies and time zones to remove political, financial and resource constraints.
  • Negotiating and influencing contracts with 3rd parties (financial & legal).
  • Preparing and delivering regular project communications to all key stakeholders.
  • Maintaining the project risk log, ensuring appropriate actions are in place to manage the risks in accordance to their priority.
  • Tracking and managing the project budget in line with PMO guidance with revenue and capital budgets between £40k and £50M.
  • Assembling and leading teams of technologists from internal and external sources with diverse technology skill sets to analyse, design, build and implement technology and business process change.

What you'll need:
  • Strong Infrastructure project management experience
  • Strong understanding of waterfall/Prince 2 project management methodology
  • Proven track record of managing cross functional resource
  • Proven record of interpersonal and communication skills, managing risk and the appropriate escalation

Benefits
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Cash/Car Allowance
  • Family Healthcare
  • Sharesave Plan
  • Stakeholder Pension Plan
  • Colleague Discount
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers

This job is open to Flexible working / Part Time / Job Share

Please contact clare.tempest@asda.co.uk if you have any questions regarding the role.

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