• Senior Project Manager

    UK-Chiswick, London
    Information Technology
    Contract Type
    Perm Full-Time
    Up to £72,000 (depending on experience)
  • The Opportunity

    The purpose of the Senior Project Manager is to manage, lead and deliver significant projects for BSI and also represent Group IT in relationship with the business operations of specified business executive leaders.


    Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

    • Develop solution concepts and full business case for new projects including costs, timelines and delivery plan in accordance with BSI standards, engaging external professional expertise to contribute to and to validate project proposals and plans where required.
    • Agree and document high level implementation approach, change management approach (includes business readiness for change), and project roadmap.
    • Manage analysis, requirements gathering, design activities, development, testing, and implementation of multiple projects, ensuring adherence to agreed standards, timeline, budget, scope, and benefits outcomes .
    • Adopt BSI’s project management methodology and standards for all project management, planning, tracking and reporting of projects.
    • Create and manage project plans and assist with the tracking, documentation, issue management and status updates for the project.
    • Ensure appropriate quality management to ensure soonest discovery and correction of defects.
    • Manage inter-dependencies between projects.
    • Manage BSI personnel, contractors and personnel from suppliers in a coordinated and professional manner to achieve maximum productivity and quality.
    • Mobilise project teams to gather business requirements, and develop high level business process maps
    • Establish wider collaboration with BSI’s architects and operations teams to ensure solution compatibility with company standards.
    • Actively engage with senior stakeholders across BSI, including but not limited to; the CFO, the CIO, other members of the Group Exec, the Group Financial Controller, Business Stream Directors and professional colleagues at all levels.
    • Represent Group IT in relationship with specified BSI executives, or functional area for the purpose of business technology strategy development, solution discovery, service management, risk management and relationship management and attend business leadership team meetings and other relevant meetings.
    • Contribute expertise to ensure best quality of discussion and decision-making on behalf of Group IT.
    • Collaborate with management to develop annual budgets for respective business areas.
    • Develop solution concepts and business cases for new investments.
    • Perform business analysis and prepare recommendations and business plans as needed.
    • Create and analyze relevant information and develop recommendations that they present to senior management.
    • Act as the key liaison across all functional areas, including business units, the information technology department, and outside vendors.
    • Possess a broad knowledge of most technical and business resources and use them to effectively coordinate team members and external resources.
    • Create shared vision of their respective solutions and facilitate decision making and arbitration relating to trade-offs both within and between different solution platforms.
    • Develop and implement sound rationale for portfolio management and managing product phase-in-phase-out plans, proactively anticipating gaps and overlaps within the portfolio.
    • Create consensus with other functions as to the timing of solution introductions and withdrawals.
    • Oversee the launch of solutions and help to maximize the positive impact on the organization.
    • Identify, screen and evaluate new solution opportunities to address unmet (internal and external) customer needs.
    • Partner with key staff members to create strategic business plans.
    • Possess strong analytical skills, including an understanding of business economics and financial resources.
    • Utilize the appropriate technologies and ensure that customers have the solutions they need, when they need them, and in the media best suited to their requirements.
    • Collaborate with architecture and operations teams to ensure solution compatibility with company standards.
    • Collaborate with the PMO on the intake process and prioritization of candidate projects across the company.

    About BSI

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    BSI (British Standards Institution) is the business standards company that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Renowned for its marks of excellence including the consumer recognized BSI Kitemark, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, Built Environment, Food, Healthcare and ICT. With over 81,000 clients in 181 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe. 


    We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our IT department in West London, working as a Senior Project Manager

    About You


     To be successful in this role, you will need to have experience handling  for large Global projects and programmes, clear written and verbal communication skills,Knowledge of project management tools and techniques, ability to work independently and collaboratively with business and technology colleagues.


    We offer a competitive starting salary, 27 days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days, company-paid private medical insurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your life-style. Plus, as we’re situated just above Gunnersbury Tube station it makes for a really easy commute, or you can use the free on-site parking if you’d prefer to drive.







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