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Your Role and Responsibilities
As a Project Manager, An Infrastructure Project Manager is responsible for planing and scheduling infrastructure projects timelines. They track project milestones and ensure resource availability and allocation. You will need to visit the domestic client’s offices / data centres on a daily basis or on an as-needed basis as part of this role
To manage the delivery of new and replacement BBC hosted infrastructure and environments from request through to Operational. This will include ensuring that the project is correctly specified, delivered on time, meet’s business & technical requirements and is within the agreed budget. OTG infrastructure Projects will be internally resourced but may require third parties to be managed as part of the overall production line.
To own the day to day operational workflow.
To establish and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders. This will include technical, operational and editorial staff in Future Media, staff in other BBC departments and divisions, as well as third parties.
To understand high-level technical architecture and be able to facilitate debate and drive decisions on appropriate solutions.
To contribute infrastructure projects to the overall portfolio and delivery planning for Online Technology.
To ensure that operational workflow requirements are produced to standard in a timely manner.
To be responsible for the project administration and the production of project documentation, e.g. project plans.
To monitor and manage the project processes and ensure that any elements which fail in the workflow are remedied.
To track progress against milestones, deadlines and budget. To Report on these items to key stakeholders and to provide dependency information into OTG delivery team for their business projects.
To anticipate, manage and resolve issues and act as the point of contact for the project.
To use best practice risk management, assessing risks in an informed and considered manner and to plan for the mitigation of these risks.
To run in-house projects on a day-to-day basis and take responsibility for their delivery using agile and more formal techniques as appropriate.
Provide support and assistance in the promotion and adoption of Programme & Project Management best practices within OTG.
Ready to work on 24/7 shifts to support client requirement
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
10 years of experience out of which at least 7 years in handling similar IT Infrastructure management projects as Project Manager
Track record of delivering IT infrastructure projects within a technically complex and dynamic environment, specifically that required to support multiple business projects.
Experience of successfully engaging management and groups of technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Working knowledge of Programme Management, e.g. Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Prince2 and agile project management tools and methodologies.
Familiarity with key new media technologies particularly those related to internet distribution of AV and web content.
Familiarity with Open source software technologies as used by BBC Future Media
Experience of successfully managing the delivery of multiple projects.
Experience of managing business change
Able to demonstrate strong management skills including project management, financial management, change man
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies
Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work
Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management
Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications
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