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Project Manager D365

We are looking for an IT Project Manager to join our team in Abingdon to help us roll out “Convergence” Programme to implement Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations (D365) as a common, global ERP System.
The role will see you accountable for project delivery, supported by the Project team, and reporting to the Programme Manager and accountable for the delivery of the project to an agreed budget, and timeline, and to an acceptable level of quality. Accountable of project scope and adhering to the published methodology and project controls.

Key Responsibilities

• The overall delivery of the project on a day-by-day basis to time, quality and budget in accordance with the contract.
• Responsible for the Project Plan in accordance with the mandate.
• Planning, delegating, monitoring and controlling all of the Project Team’s activities in accordance with the project plan, and ensuring that there is, at a minimum, a project team meeting on a weekly basis
• Responsible for ensuring that the project plan is resourced throughout all phases of the project lifecycle and ensuring that all resourcing demands for the project are managed via the agreed request process.
• Responsible for handover to Managed Services.
• Responsible for ensuring that the project plan can be delivered when considering all external factors, and taking any remedial actions, and escalating as necessary
• Escalate any changes to the required project plan, effort, and cost to the programme manager on a weekly basis
• Ensuring that the acceptance process is followed, and that all deliverables, milestones, and project phases are accepted, and that written evidence is obtained before proceeding.
• Act as a point of contact for the Project Team and escalate any required actions, issues, or risks to the Programme Manager.
• Responsible for ensuring that all identified risks, issues, and actions are captured, and contain the appropriate level of detail, including ownership, priority and date.

Skills and qualifications

• Exhibits strong leadership qualities; strong role model, manager and/ or mentor to the project team
• Experienced at working with defined project methodologies, and project governance models
• Structure and disciplined
• Good interpersonal skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to produce high quality and professional written documentation including Reports and Presentations.
• Commercial awareness
• Conflict Resolution and Negotiation skills

Our benefits include:

24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Group disability scheme, Share incentive scheme, Life assurance, Cycle to work scheme.

About RPS Group

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.