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Infrastructure Project Manager

Country

United Kingdom

Job Family

IT

For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders;

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion;

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis;

  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders;

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools;

  • Track project milestones and deliverables;

  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas;

  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle;

  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals;

  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary; Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company;

  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and raise with management for recruitment if necessary, during project cycle;

  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end;

  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents;

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel;

  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team;

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path;

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations;

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans;

  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!

Posted: 22 days ago

City: London, Sofia

Work Area: IT

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00010101