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Lead IT Project Manager

Job Introduction

If you’re a Project Manager looking for a high level of autonomy and end-to-end responsibility for the delivery of complex, varied and high-value IT projects, Computacenter is the place to be.

We’ll give you broad experience, opportunities to pursue your interests and room to advance your career.

Computacenter is Europe’s leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services with revenues in 2016 of £3.25 billion and circa, 14,000 employees, listed on the London Stock Exchange and a constituent of the FTSE 250 index. 

In our Project and Programme Practice, we continue to expand our pipeline and record of business wins because we set clear expectations, take a straightforward and pragmatic approach, and are honest with our customers throughout a project.

The Practice now comprises of over 600 qualified professionals who deliver these services through in excess of 150 projects each year, making Computacenter Projects and Programmes Practice one of the largest project management presences in our marketplace.

We deliver a range of infrastructure projects typically including contractual service transitions, transformations, data centre relocations, rollouts, WAN and IP projects, VDI/Virtualisation and a range of Cloud related engagements; you’ll work across this project range, getting to know many different customers.

Role Responsibility

  • Your role will extend from producing bids and running PDWs to final delivery of the project.
  • This will mean taking charge of internal and supplier resource and team management, estimating, planning, commercials and risk management.
  • You will typically undertake individual projects with a value over £750k and with varying degrees of complexity, but could also be part of a team and responsible for activities on projects with a significantly higher value.
  • You’ll be part of a close-knit Projects and Programme team, you’ll enjoy an environment where people support and respect each other.
  • We’ll empower you to find and deliver the solutions that put customer needs first, trust your judgement to make the big decisions and give you the space to get things done.

"Key Accountabilities"

  • Achieves profitability and customer satisfaction on projects through astute commercial management
  • Develop, build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally in order to achieve project objectives.
  • Produce management reports through relevant tools to provide up to date information on project progress.
  • Produce required project documentation to enable successful project outcomes.
  • Coordinate and plan resource requirements to ensure project outcome deadlines are adhered to.
  • Compliance with Projects Practice lifecycle to ensure best practice.
  • May get involved in presales.
  • Act in accordance with Computacenter Information Security Policies and report any potential or actual Security events or other Security risks to the organisation.

The Ideal Candidate

  • We’re looking for someone that can be flexible to work at customer sites across the UK when required.
  • Achieves profitability and customer satisfaction on projects through astute commercial management
  • Develop, build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally in order to achieve project objectives.
  • Produce management reports through relevant tools to provide up to date information on project progress.
  • Produce required project documentation to enable successful project outcomes.
  • Coordinate and plan resource requirements to ensure project outcome deadlines are adhered to.
  • Compliance with Projects Practice lifecycle to ensure best practice.
  • May get involved in presales.
  • Act in accordance with Computacenter Information Security Policies and report any potential or actual Security events or other Security risks to the organisation.

Achieve great things – for yourself, our customers and our business.

At Computacenter we win by making sure all our people have the autonomy to get things done and to find excellent solutions for our customers.

Package Description

Competitive Salary + Car or Car Allowance + Attractive Benefits Package

Based: Midlands (Birmingham, Nottingham and surrounding areas)

About the Company

We advise customers on their IT strategy; implement the most appropriate technology from a wide range of leading vendors and manage their technology infrastructures on their behalf. At every stage we make our customers’ businesses sharper by removing cost, complexity and barriers to change across their IT infrastructures. 

Our corporate and government clients are served by offices across the UK, Germany, France, the Benelux countries, Spain and South Africa. We also serve our customers’ global requirements through our extensive partner network.  

Key facts about Computacenter
• Computacenter is Europe’s leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services & solutions
• Our focus is on corporate and government organisations, typically of from 500 to 10,000 employees, and large enterprises of 10,000 or more employees.
• Over 12,000 staff employed across the Group. 2016 adjusted profit before tax was £86.4 million. Revenues were £3.25 billion
• Over 70% of Computacenter’s Group revenue comes from services, software, and sales of enterprise products such as servers and connectivity/networking technology

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