Overview

Appsbroker is Google’s largest Premier Partner in Europe. We deliver leading-edge cloud services to some of the world’s most exciting brands, in sectors from retail through automotive to finance. The company provides an interesting and engaging environment with an emphasis on fun and creativity across all of its activities, full of like-minded individuals who balance working hard with playing hard.

Appsbroker’s headquarters are in Swindon, Wiltshire, with easy access to major cities including Bath, Bristol, London and Oxford as well as central and southern England. There are two satellite offices in London and Iasi, Romania. Appsbroker employees also enjoy a company-owned ski chalet in France - as well as its own island off the coast of Wales, where colleagues engage in a range of fun activities such as bike polo.

Are you looking for a chance to join a dynamic and engaging organisation and deliver pioneering projects which transform the way the world works?

Role Summary 

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is seeing rapidly increasing adoption worldwide. Organisations take advantage of its enormous scalability, functional depth and flexibility to overhaul business processes and outcomes. Appsbroker has unique experience in successfully delivering a huge range of these projects, from migrating key business functions to GCP through to scoping, coding and delivering applications for major financial institutions, manufacturers, retailers and more.

The Senior Project Manager has a key responsibility for leading the successful delivery of a wide range of complex solutions and transformation projects for our clients. The role is highly adaptable and provides the opportunity to liaise with senior stakeholders across client businesses to execute on their own specific requirements.

The successful applicant will show aptitude at working in agile environments, as well as co-ordinating internal teams against external demands while reacting to dynamic circumstances. Additionally, the Senior role will support other Project Managers as well as technical and sales team in improving their experience and skillsets.

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Location

Swindon, UK / London, UK

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Job Type

Full-time

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Salary

£60,000 - £80,000

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Line Manager

Richard Carlson, Head of

Project Delivery

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Closing Date

31/01/2019

 
 

 

Responsibilities

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Co-ordinate key internal and external stakeholders to deliver complex projects within challenging timescales

  • Deploy a wide range of solutions using Google Cloud Platform, ranging from complex infrastructure migrations through to custom application development

  • Operate bimodally, delivering strategic projects while managing agile requirements

  • Co-ordinate the delivery of end-to-end projects of values of £500,000 and more

  • Travel to a variety of client locations, both in the UK and abroad

  • Engage at a senior level with clients and partners, including with C-level executives (particularly CIO & CTO roles), to build & develop strong relationships

  • Support more junior Project Management and other technical colleagues and help develop their skills and experience

  • Help to establish templates, policies, tools and partnerships to support Appsbroker’s continued growth

  • Drive continual improvements across the Project Management team and, where applicable, the business

  • Take an analytical approach to performance management and optimisation

  • Apply Appsbroker’s high quality standards across all projects and areas of work and delight end-customers

  • Negotiate and manage commercial agreements

  • Deliver projects in rapid timescales and within challenging budgets

  • Continue your professional growth and explore new and emerging technologies

Core Skills

You should have:

  • A solid structured and standard approach to work practices such as Prince 2, ITIL, Agile and Scrum

    Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Proven working experience as a project manager in the information technology sector

    An understanding of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and ideally related technologies

    Accurate reporting abilities

    The ability to create structure from ambiguous environments

    Decisiveness in solving complex issues

Optional Skills

You may find it useful to understand:

  • G-Suite tools such as Google Sheets, Docs and Slides

    Jira

    Google sales & delivery methodologies

    Fast-growth working environments & the opportunities afforded by a scale-up organisation

    Requirements for migrating large-scale and complex infrastructure

    Application development

 
 

Appsbroker is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply please send your CV to cv@appsbroker.com - thank you.