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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    IT
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Utrecht
    • Date Posted
      November 18,2020
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    Project Manager

    Project Manager - Cloud


    Cloud Technology Solutions (CTS) is the largest dedicated Google Cloud practice in Europe and one of the world’s leading cloud transformation experts. We offer a unique full stack Google Cloud solution for businesses, encompassing cloud migration, transformative working and IT infrastructure, through to machine learning, big data and app development.


    We work closely with Google and were awarded the ‘Global Enterprise Partner of the Year’ award at the 2019 Google Next conference. We’ve recently appeared in The Sunday Times International Track 200, the Deloitte Fast 500 EMEA and the Northern Tech 100 Fastest Growing Companies


    We have a brilliant team of more than 180 people in offices in Utrecht, Manchester and Edinburgh as well as across our globally remote workforce. We’re still growing, and that means we need more brilliant people who share our ambition to join our team.


    Role Overview:


    You'll manage and deliver multiple projects for our customers. You'll spend time a lot of time working on site with your assigned clients, with the remaining time working either from CTS offices or from your own home.


    As a Project Manager for larger scale projects, you will be confident communicating with customers at all levels, and must be able to operate independently. You'll be responsible for setting and creating plans and forecasts for CTS and our clients, based on the service today and vision for the future. You'll be confident and capable of executing the plan and completing against set milestones and budget.


    You'll able to demonstrate experience of managing projects covering infrastructure and application migration, software development and data migrations to public cloud hosted services. You'll have a track record of utilising project management techniques and methodologies for a portfolio of technologies and projects.


    Responsibilities:


    • Clear and precise definition in the initiation of projects.
    • Preparing and maintaining project plans including resource and cost estimates.
    • Identifying Critical Success Factors for client satisfaction and achieving them through the project lifecycle culminating in high satisfaction scores.
    • Planning, monitoring and controlling multiple large scale cloud migration projects through all phases of the project lifecycle.
    • Managing the production of the required deliverables.
    • Maintaining forecasts to complete and working with colleagues to ensure timely project reporting, billing of assigned projects and commercial outcomes.
    • Managing project issues and risks, including the development of issue resolution and risk mitigation plans. Dealing with conflict, priority setting and working under pressure.
    • Managing project dependencies with other project managers and clients.
    • Customer and internal reporting of project progress through the production of status presentations based on written highlight reports.
    • Producing end project reports and lessons learned reports.
    • Demonstrate the ability to thrive within a fast paced, demanding environment whilst maintaining high standards and a customer centric approach.

    Key Skills:


    • You must be able to demonstrate management expertise and have the ability to understand and motivate people.
    • A detailed knowledge of an industry recognised project management methodology, including Waterfall and Agile principles.
    • A working knowledge of IT to the extent that you are able to collaborate with technical specialists and take ownership of solutions.
    • Client facing via face to face and video meetings
    • Willingness to travel to client sites across multiple office locations
    • A sound understanding at a basic level of core project financial disciplines such as tracking actual costs against plan and maintaining cost to complete estimates.
    • Experience of delivering projects for external customers.
    • Experience of successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Dutch language skills are essential for this role.


    Desirable Skills:


    • Any experience of projects involving public cloud infrastructure would be highly advantageous
    • Project Management qualifications (PRINCE2 or Agile Practitioner), or certification in another industry recognised methodology.


    CTS Culture:


    We could tell you about our relaxed dress code and vibrant city centre offices, but they're just the nice extras right (and who even wears a suit nowadays?). What’s more important is our culture and how we get things done.


    Over the last 10+ years we've nurtured an open and supportive culture within CTS that has been the backbone of our growth. It’s an environment that affords our staff the flexibility they need to get the job done, whilst maintaining a proper work-life balance. A workplace that challenges traditional ways of working.


    We trust our team members to take ownership of their own workload and provide them with the tools and training they need to do their job effectively, so it’s no surprise that 94% of our employees feel they are able to deliver their best work.



    Location:


    This role will be Netherlands based (with the potential of travel to other European countries). Applications will be welcomed from candidates willing to travel and are based anywhere in the Netherlands.


    The successful applicant will spend their week working from client sites, the CTS office in Utrecht and their own home.

     
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