Project Manager

Ref No. EMP401805
Salary £58,000 - £61,000/annum
Location London, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


Unisys is an IT Technology & Service provider with 20,000 global employees all with a single focus: to help our customers seize opportunities, overcome challenges and succeed in the global economy.


Strong understanding of the full SDLC

The Job

We work with large organisations across Financial Services, Communications, Media, Commercial, Transportation and the Public Sector, and our rich portfolio of business solutions includes consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, network services and security, leading enterprise-class server and related technologies.

Unisys is seeking a Project Manager to work as part of a team supporting Public Sector clients in the UK and Europe. Our Consultants undertake a range of activities, including supporting development and delivery teams as well as undertaking pre-sales work, providing technical sign-off on bids and proposals and carrying out consultancy engagements.

We are looking for a Project Manager who is capable of leading all aspects of project delivery for large public sector projects, including providing oversight and control of service delivery activities, customer relationship management, managing project financial performance, risk management, and reporting progress, as well as resource and subcontractor management. Often undertaking solo consultancy engagements without the support of other Unisys associates, our Project Managers need to be self-starters who can work directly with clients, identifying needs quickly. As a consultant attached to our Services organization, you will have the opportunity to work on different projects covering a variety of application solutions, with an opportunity to make a difference in the criminal justice space by focusing on the clients' business needs.

Role and Objectives

  • Take sole responsibility for smaller value projects, covering all aspects and focusing on 'making things happen' to move them quickly to completion
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Ensure that appropriate quality standards are met
  • Create and maintain all appropriate project documentation
  • Agree and document project scope and objectives with stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans to track progress
  • Estimate schedules and costs, producing small value proposals and change request responses
  • Manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Organise the various resources engaged on a project, ensuring necessary availability and allocation
  • Carry out Perform risk management to minimise project risk
  • Ensure that all the aims of the project are met
  • Oversee project accounting activities, including time booking, costings and invoicing
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques, escalating to as needed
  • Manage relationships with all stakeholders

Required Skill-Set

  • Thorough understanding of project management phases, tools and techniques
  • Strong at planning
  • Comfortable with governance style reporting
  • Able to manage client & third party resources
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Team-working skills
  • Management and leadership skills, with the ability to motivate people
  • 5+ years IT Project Management experience
  • Technical knowledge around Java, C#.Net
  • Solid technical background, with clear understanding or hands-on experience in software development and support
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including MS Project
  • ITIL Understanding, ideally ITIL Foundation Qualified

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