Management of project(s) up to £5m within the constraints set out by the business. Ensure that assigned project(s) produce the required outcomes in accordance with time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefit/performance goals in the life cycle from bid preparation through to acceptance. Work with customers to understand and track their evolving needs and ensure the project(s) meet them.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Act as customer interface for project
Plan, direct, monitor and control assigned project(s)
Oversee and approve project activities during proposal development, product design, procurement, subcontractors, manufacturing, testing, delivery, installation and acceptance
Generate plans, commission estimates, evaluate risk, prospect for follow-on opportunities
Represent and report project status to internal stakeholders
Develop resource demand, engage with Matrix teams to secure capacity
Manage all aspects of change control
Work with commercial colleagues to address contractual considerations
Comply with company's internal policies and processes
Perform such other duties as may be assigned
Extensive experience operating successfully as a Project Manager in a similar capacity
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Expertise with Project Management tools
Formal qualification such as APM or PRINCE2 or equivalent
Managing, building, and motivating multi-disciplinary teams
Skilled working at different organisational levels, from shop floor to C-suite
Ability to inspire, lead and influence others
Knowledge of the transport or related domains
Engineering or technology background
Content Marketing Manager required to join a client in the Financial Services Sector based in Coventry on an initial 3 month contract with the possibility of an extension.
As part of your role, your duties may include:
Test Analyst OR Lead
One of our leading client is looking for Test Analyst OR Lead for Permanent based in Southampton. Right candidate must have :
Skills required :
SAS, UNIX, SQL, Maestro (TWS), Berlin Scheduler
SAS, UNIX, SQL
Analytical skills, decision making, forward thinking
Working knowledge of Live Service Systems and applications
Experience of EARS (Remedy)
Experience of Maestro Scheduler and Berlin Scheduler.
Day to Day Task
Responsible for supporting the application aspects of multiple live services
Management of live incidents
Investigation of incidents and provision of resolutions. Interaction/interface with Solutions Delivery (project handover, Clone testing, etc.)
Involvement in live incidents escalated via other support teams. Co-ordination with New Projects to gain an understanding of Live Support Requirements
Provision of Out Of Hours (On Call) cover on a rota basis
Collection of adhoc statistics
Housekeeping on Live Services and Databases
Creation & maintenance of support documentation (LSMs, etc.)
Attend Live support and customer meetings
Enhancement suggestions through Change Proposals/CIPs and Trouble Tickets
Technical Advice/Support to other areas inc. the customer
Prior Migration Knowledge (Currently migrating from SAS 9.1.3 to SAS 9.4).
Involved in the development of new products.
Client Facing, Good Negotiation skills, well organized and proactive, Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, with a positive 'can do'attitude.
Mentoring & Coaching Junior members of the team.
Base location is Newcastle but may have to travel to London and Telford for meetings.
Day to Day Task
We have an opportunity for a Test Analyst to join Experis on a permanent basis. You will be working as part of our Employed Consultant team, on a major public sector account. This is a chance to be part of an award winning organisation whose key priority is investing in its people.
To understand the main customer drivers for change at each release and the live priorities for the release.
To understand the drivers and interfaces under test
Participate/lead test workshops as appropriate
Demonstrate identification and mitigation of Risk Based Testing(RBT)
Undertake static testing of project artefacts
Perform technical test reviews of Test artefactsTechnical input into project Test Strategies/Plan
Provide guidance on appropriate test techniques applicable to that project
Creation of Test Design/Script
Automation Scripting identified where applicable
Create/validate test data and manage test data within test environments
Execution of manual/automated tests
Assuring actual results against expected results
Raise, track and manage defects including contribution to the Problem Review Forums (PRF).
Recording Test Evidence.
Essential skills, abilities and behaviours
Experienced in the use of Unix command language
Experience in Windows, Oracle, Java, JSON, XML,XSL, TOAD, Maestro, Maestro, Webmethods, Weblogic,Hive, HDFS
A good knowledge of SQL
An ability to quickly read and understand relevant sections of test basis document.
Escalate progress/issues/concerns to the Domain lead/Test Manager in a timely manner so that mitigation could be put in place to achieve the project deadlines.
Experience in Risk Based Testing
Must be driven to achieve demanding targets, and be prepared to work out of hours on occasion to meet the project deadlines.
ISEB/ISTQB Software Testing Foundation Certified or equivalent