Lead Project Manager

Job Title: Lead Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reigate, Surrey
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 899976_1534933726
Contact Name: Joe Laramee
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Lead Project Manager - Platforms & Infrastructure


A Lead Project Manager is typically responsible for the delivery of a major piece of the IT Change Portfolio. Accountable at a programme level and managing a small team of Platform / Infrastructure / Technical delivery managers.

Platforms / Infrastructure focused delivery and execution role so experience within Data Centre, Infrastructure and Cloud environments is a must have.


  • Accountable for delivery of the 'IT on IT' Technical Roadmap that has been agreed with Key IT Stakeholders and the Business Change Delivery Heads of.
  • Accountable for ensuring appropriate programme business and technical Governance exists and is in line with the businesses Standards.
  • Map and manage stakeholders to ensure good relations and effective communication.
  • Create and Lead the Platform Engineering Monthly STG, updating on progress, callouts and financials within the Platform Portfolio of Delivery.
  • Estimate and mobilise resources as necessary to deliver Business change as prioritised within the Portfolio and ensure IT for IT Change (replenish, maintenance, decommission and Capacity enhancements) are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Lead and motivate multiple multi-disciplinary teams, having the delivery knowledge and infrastructure experience to provide support and guidance
  • Manage and coach a delivery team to establish a delivery rhythm, ensure common priorities, manage dependencies and remove blockers
  • To lead resource capacity planning across the discipline for your delivery team
  • Actively participate in the Change communities, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and bringing in best practice
  • Champion and lead the adoption of Agile within the Platforms / Infrastructure space and use appropriately in your deliveries.
  • Work closely with Change & Engineering Areas to foster innovation whilst maintaining consistency and standards


Platforms / Infrastructure focused delivery and execution role so experience within Data Centre, Infrastructure and Cloud environments is a must have.

  • Demonstrable experience of building teams based on agile or lean project management methodologies.
  • Proven experience of delivering complex business and technical projects using internal and external suppliers
  • Experience of using agile and lean methodologies to deliver programmes, projects and products
  • Full system lifecycle experience including live service support
  • Experience of managing and coaching other delivery managers
  • Proven experience balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity
    understanding of the digital landscape