Senior Technical Project Manager - Data Modelling and Transformation

Looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge?  Do you have an ambition for innovation? Want to make a difference?

If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 47 countries and more than 28 000 employees.  You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies – who are all relying on Dimension Data to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era. You’ll be part of a team who’s passionate about making a difference to the way technology shapes how we live and work – whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, giving you the opportunity to do great things.

You’ll be joining a Global Top Employer, recognised for investing in talent because people are at the heart of our success. You provide the skills, passion and ideas, and we’ll provide the platform to realise your ambitions. Great talent. Great teams. Great work. Great opportunities.

 

Overview:

Our client is undertaking a multi-year data transformation program that will transform how they collect, store, analyse, distribute and explore data and is seeking exceptional people to join their program team on an initial 3-6 month contract that will likely be extended. This role will focus on the Data Collection project. The project is currently in flight and has a requirement for a highly competent Project Manager to continue to manage and drive the project to completion. The Data project aims to deliver a solution that replaces the current platform. The project manager candidate should be very experienced in multi-stream waterfall / agile blended delivery involving infrastructure, security, application, integration, data conversion, with multiple vendor involvement. Experience in data modelling and management is highly desired.

 

 Day to day duties will consist of: 

  • Shape, lead and plan delivery activities for the Data Collection project.
  • Participate in solutioning and provide leadership to our client on the best approach and solution for the Data Collection project.
  • Play a lead role in vendor management including scope, deliverables, quality, budget and resouricing.
  • Work with architects and business stakeholders to define/negotiate and agree scope balancing all stakeholders against the target timeframes and budgets.
  • Lead teams in the development of quality outputs while tracking to agreed timelines and budget.

 

To secure and succeed in this contract, you will need:

  • Experience delivering challenging finance projects
  • Experience in the complete IT project lifecycle - analysis, design, build, test and implementation.
  • Strong technical background, it is likely that your career started as a developer and/or solution architect before becoming a PM
  • Experience in Data Modelling and Transformation projects highly desirable.

Added Bonus:

  • Experience is managing overall project including the non technical as well as the technical aspects.
  • Experience in complex vendor management, contract management and procurement processes
  • Experience in the complete IT project lifecycle - analysis, design, build, test and implementation.
  • Extensive experience managing Projects in Waterfall/Agile delivery. 

Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today by clicking the ‘apply for this job’ button! 

 

Diversity in Dimension Data

Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.