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Senior Project Manager -Infra Transitions -6 Month+ Contract


Exciting large Govt Transition project-in WA-requires the services of an Senior Project Manager who has experience with major Transition projects.

  • Experience with large Transition Projects-Managed services
  • Strong Vendor Management skills needed
  • Infrastructure /Systems focused
At Empired, we are very clear in our strategic intent and mission for our customers, and we’re extremely focused on how these goals and plans will translate to the delivery of value as they undertake the next phase of their IT journeys with us.
A modern managed service provider like Empired enables more than ‘run and maintain’. A modern services provider has an adaptable resourcing model to provide targeted value at any point of the lifecycle of an IT application portfolio, platform or system.
We believe that Empired plays a role in these journeys as a trusted, single partner who can provide an exceptional run and maintain capability coupled with proven transformational prowess. This is our goal. We use our initiative and innovation alongside an amazing client experience to achieve this goal. In everything we do, and in every project or managed service we undertake, we are helping our customers to achieve Tomorrow’s Advantage, Today
Empired's PMO services practice are looking for a passionate & talented Senior Project Manager with experience in managing "Transition" of managed services/Infrastructure projects with managed services vendors at various stages.
There are multiple vendors in this environment so there is also a need for Vendor Management skills and the current portfolio is to Transition IN our managed services model for a new client across their major infrastructure services and potentially some applications services.

Ideal Qualifications & Experience required
    • Solid "Transition" project management experience in providing leadership and delivery responsibility for the development, management, and implementation of the strategic Program plan for Technology infrastructure & network streams
    • Managing Vendor expectations from transitioning vendors & their services.
    • Demonstrating strategic leadership and direction on navigating a complex IT Operational environment to enable significant change and the realization of benefits
    • Actively developing key relationships with leadership stakeholders to ensure that projects are run effectively and day to day activities align to business expectations
    • Conducting Project Management processes including project governance, managing project spend within approved budget, risk and issue management, scheduling, change control, critical path scheduling and dependency management
    • Agile/Scrum Master Certified with JIRA experience
    About you
    • In depth Experience with managing complex infrastructure programs / projects for medium to large organizations in transition of projects.
    • Understands "Managed Services models" & Transition of Vendors/services
    • Solid understanding of It infrastructure including networking, servers, desktop, backup and storage, monitoring & alerting and telephony
    • Solid understanding of hosting environments including on-premise, public cloud, private cloud, AWS, Azure and SaaS based services etc.
    • Solid understanding of popular server and desktop operating systems including Windows, Linux, AIX, virtualization platforms such as VMWare and associated hardware platforms 
    • General understanding of security related topics including firewalls, VPN’s, network segmentation, threat detection, data encryption, identity management etc.
    • Experience with Organizational Change Management including Training and Communication
    • Demonstrated experience with running steering committees and project delivery meetings with senior stakeholders including C level executives.
    • Experience with writing business cases and ability to clearly articulate the value proposition for any given project
    • Commitment to continuously growing knowledge and capabilities of self and others through coaching, mentoring and learning
If you feel you have the experience and skills required for this role, apply online today! Or reach out to Peter on 0411382000 for an initial chat in confidence.

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