Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Job Description Senior Project Manager (Software Implementation and Release) Excellent Salary Edinburgh Posted Wednesday 16 May 2018 June - August 2018 Start Meraki Talent's client is actively short listing for a Senior Project Manager (Software Implementation and Release) to work alongside one of their platinum clients. The Senior Project Manager (Software Implementation and Release) is responsible for the end to end management of projects which will involve leadership of a distributed project team in multiple locations. This is a client facing role and requires the ability to build strong relationships with customers at a senior level. Responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager (Software Implementation and Release) - Manage the delivery of the project through the full project lifecycle, from initiation through to implementation - Ensure the project delivers in-line with the SDLC - Develop and maintain an end to end project plan that delivers the agreed scope of the project to time, budget and quality criteria - Take accountability for working with all Directorates/areas to agree scope, timelines and artefacts in order to ensure delivery of the project in line with overall agreed plan. - Take ownership for the overall estimating process for the project, and working collaboratively with the Lead Business Analyst, the Build Manager, and the Test Manager, estimate the work effort required to deliver the project scope within the agreed timescales and budgets. - Ensure the project conducts a post implementation review and that lessons learned are captured and shared with the rest of the PM community Background of the Senior Project Manager (Software Implementation and Release) - Experience working within financial services highly preferable - Experience in leading the delivery of software implementations essential, ideally within a financial services environment - Strong end to end project management delivery experience - Strong relationship management skills essential - Experience in managing releases - Agile experience preferable but not essential Is this job for you? At Meraki, we love recruitment and love words. Is this you? Gordon wants: Project Management, Change Management, Software Implementation, Release
Who we are looking forPwC Technology Consulting's Oracle Centre of Excellence (OCoE) is recruiting individuals at Senior Manager level with a proven track record in the management of Oracle technology enabled transformation programmes. As a Project Manager within our Consulting OCoE, you'll work with the latest technologies and big-name companies on projects that are driving the future of those organisations. Here, you will be helping to transform business - and that could mean being involved in any or every part of the process. Our Senior Managers are expected to primarily work on client engagements, taking lead roles on change initiatives (delivery); you will also spend time developing solution propositions and responses to new opportunities (business development). There's no limit to what you can get involved with as part of our Consulting OCoE - or where you could be doing it. You'll need to be fully mobile as you'll work on client projects that could be anywhere in the country - or even the world. Ultimately, an open mind to take advantage of all of the opportunities on offer is essential. About the roleThis role will involve managing the delivery of Oracle enterprise application services and solutions to our consulting clients across the UK region, providing an end-to-end journey for clients to move to the Cloud, encompassing strategy and business case, target operating model, infrastructure and application transformations as well as operations. The role has responsibility helping clients migrate from an on-premise solution to the Cloud, including the optimisation and realisation of benefits. The project manager leads moderately-sized teams and workstreams, demonstrating the wide range of multi-disciplinary skills required to deliver change through Cloud services: from customer insight and user experience to technology, analytics, security, business change, organisation design, business case design and benefits delivery management. RequirementsThe successful candidate will have a proven track record in delivering large-scale, Oracle technology-enabled change, with a good understanding of the technology domains relevant to Cloud transformation. Specific capabilities include: Understanding client requirements and seeking to fully address client needs Managing scope and the change control procedure Building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships Reporting project progress to project sponsors and management Working through the business and operating model implications of Cloud transformation on the organisation, and in implementing successful business change Identifying quantifies and manages issues impacting the delivery of projects. Establishes clear goals and priorities needed to assess performance. Diagnosing problems from multiple angles and probing underlying issues to generate multiple potential solutions Managing project budgets and forecasts Developing and maintaining project plans Using metrics and project plans to assess the success of the project and making necessary changes Building effective relationships with third-party delivery organisations through the process of sourcing, selecting, contracting and managing engagements with Cloud vendors Supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback Leading knowledge transfer and project postmortem for lessons learned and improving best practices Pursuing new opportunities and sell on Extensive Oracle application/technology (ERP/HCM/EPM/BI) and domain knowledge Location London Consulting In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients' business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries - everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies. The skills we look for in future employees All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships. Learn more here Diversity We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate. Learn more here
Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Willis Towers Watson
Ipswich, Suffolk, UK
Summary of Role This role will directly support the newly formed Application Security and Risk Team within Willis Towers Watson. The Role Responsibilities: You will use your skills and experience to: Deputise on behalf of the Secure Software Development Assurance Manager during their absence. Schedule and co-ordinate the delivery of secure development training for development teams. Conduct annual attestation exercises, ensuring developers agree to adhere to the Organizations secure development standards. Provide administrative and 1st line support for static code analysis and web application scanning tools. This includes systems maintenance, user access and segregation and appliance deployments; Conduct security tests using static code analysis and web application scanning tools, on behalf of development teams. Conducting quality assurance reviews of security tests conducted by development teams. Deploy web application scanning capabilities to the Organization's internet facing web applications. Provide training to development teams on the use of static code analysis and web application scanning tools. Monitor and ensure development teams are using secure software development tools consistently across all applications. Ensure vulnerabilities identified as a result of static code analysis and web application scanning are either remediated or managed via the WTW risk management framework. Produce management information pertaining to the vulnerabilities identified using application security tools. Requirements Experience: Technical Practical knowledge of administering enterprise static code analysis tools Practical knowledge of administering and configuring web application scanning tools Experience of deploying application security toolsets to complex estates Experience of providing training related to the use of application security toolsets Experience of providing 1st line support to development teams using application security toolsets Experience developing applications in common languages (e.g. .Net & Java) Clear and concise understanding of current application security vulnerabilities and attacks. Knowledge of common application security vulnerabilities such as those listed in the OWASP Top 10. Practical knowledge of application security standards and compliance (e.g., OWASP, Sarbanes-Oxley act, HIPAA) Ability to communicate technical concepts to nontechnical disciplines Business Experience of supervising individuals within a small team environment Experience in engaging business functions (rather than purely IT) Team player with good interpersonal and influencing skills. Able to manage own workload. Ability to work under pressure to tight timelines and without direct supervision. Excellent analytical problem solving skills. Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Qualifications: Information security qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA) desirable The Company Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas - the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson. Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.