2039: Senior Project Manager til store projekter. Hovedkvarter i København

Position:       Senior Project Manager

Description:

The PM’s main target is to deliver business value within the agreed schedule, budget and quality. The PM is expected to

  • have at least 5 years of PM experience
  • manage more than 20 participants in a project
  • manage up to 25 MDKK in total project revenue
  • hold a Master’s degree or equivalent
  • be PRINCE2 certified or equivalent
  • be experienced in one or more standard contracts when working with clients in the public domain:
    • K02 “Standard Contract for Long-term IT Projects (complex projects with phases and deliverables)”
    • K03 “Standard Contract for Long-term IT Projects based in an Agile Framework.”
    • K18 “Standard Contract for standardized IT-systems (Old Framework now K02/K03 contracts will normally be the basis for new contracts)
    • The Danish Government’s IT Project Model (Statens IT Projektmodel)
  • preferably be experienced with agile methodologies, e.g. SAFe/Scrum.

The PM has experience with management and leadership. The PM knows the domain of the project, the project methodology and the delivery methodology and is capable of handling political, organizational and interpersonal conflicts. The PM collaborates with the customer’s management and employees as well as own management, employees and the Program Manager, if the project is part of a program.

The PM is not required to have a very detailed insight into technology.The responsibility of the PM is to manage the project execution and to fulfil the agreement towards the customer, making the customer able to achieve the expected business value and at the same time meet the expectations from NNIT regarding profit margins, customer and employee satisfaction.

Responsibilities:

The PM is responsible for planning and scheduling tasks, including initiating projects, monitoring and reporting status, identifying and mitigating risks and is responsible for day-to-day project management. The PM must proactively anticipate any project deviations and is responsible for taking immediate corrective action when needed. It is also the PM’s responsibility to obtain an understanding of the overall business process integration in the company’s environment.

Below is a non-comprehensive list of the PM responsibilities:

  • preparation and approval of the project plan, including determination of which
  • delivery and project management methodologies to be used in the project
  • extensive experience in writing Project Definitions and SoWs
  • make sure that communication within the project is organized in an efficient and
  • appropriate manner
  • management of and alignment with client and stakeholder expectations
  • ensuring that the project fulfil its scope and objectives
  • definition of project deliverables and approval criteria and approval process
  • definition of project scope and objectives (if not done by the client or the
  • steering committee)
  • preparation and distribution of status reports to the StC, the project team and stakeholders
  • coordination with program management if the project is part of a program
  • management of the project economy, including contract management, budgeting, invoicing and time registration
  • lead and motivate the project team
  • manage the project plan, including scheduling of product deadlines for the team leaders and subcontractors
  • execute decisions from StC, internal StC and Programme Manager
  • monitor project progress
  • ensure that Project Quality Assurance is carried out continuously
  • manage risks and mitigating actions.

Responsibilities related to sub-contractors:

  • subcontract management including constructing a solid Back-to-Back (B2B) contract agreement where the Sub-Contractor must follow our client’s general terms of conditions
  • the B2B contract must clearly define scope and be very specific with regards to statement of work (SOW), both in terms of functional and non-functional deliveries
  • align expectations and mind-set with the Sub-Contractor
  • the project manager must define some criteria that can illustrate and benchmark continuous Sub-Contractor progress
  • the criteria must be measurable, hence the quality of the delivery can be tested and consequently approved or rejected
  • The company must have some insight and control of the activities conducted by the Sub-Contractor, for instance they can; define/request work-packages and/or detailed work plan.

Economy

  • Economy budgeting and follow up (Latest estimate)
  • Management of our clients business case
  • Time registration approval and client invoicing.

Leadership:

  • Direct and motivate the project team(s)
  • Must handle conflicts, when conflicts of interests arise
  • Provide tactical direction to project team leaders and consultants

Management:

  • Consult with the team leaders to schedule project deadlines
  • Establish foundation for Internal StC decisions
  • Execute Internal StC decisions
  • Manage resolution and escalation of project issues in a timely manner
  • Monitor project progress and budget
  • Monitor solution design, development and configuration

Planning:

  • Definition of which delivery methodology to be used (if not determined by the client contract)
  • Definition of which project methodology to be used
  • Ensure and setup resource allocation
  • Ensure effective project communication
  • Establish the project plan and organization
  • Finalize the project organization chart and define project responsibilities
  • Milestone registration
  • Organizing the project, evaluating team members contribution in the project team and adjusting where necessary
  • Preparation and maintenance of the project budget
  • Preparation and maintenance of the project plan and work plan
  • The PM communicates with customers and external partners including sub-contractors and manages complex communication/negotiation with client stakeholders as well as internal stakeholders. It is very important that the senior project manager understands the client’s decision map and governance to be able to navigate in a complex domain.Overall, the senior project manager is expected to contribute significantly to achieve the company’s business strategy and create visible results with a deep impact on a larger operational area and in accordance with its vision.