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Senior Project Manager – Picture More Ltd

Senior IT Project Manager – Big Data / Master Data Management (MDM)
9-12 month contract, £500-700 per day.

Manage the development & implementation phase of a global enterprise search project for a 7000+ staff international professional services firm. A strong, inspiring senior project manager is needed to successfully deliver this complex project which covers multiple jurisdictions and data from previously separate parts of the firm.

This includes building a Master Data Dictionary (MDD) with applications connected to this and the associated enterprise search tools integrated alongside.

This is a high profile role reporting directly to the global CIO, managing the delivery of the development and implementation of all IT systems involved, delivered using internal resources and external /3rd party vendors to achieve this.

Crucial to the success of this project will be high-level stakeholder engagement and stakeholder management. An ability to tactfully ‘manage up’ and quickly gain credibility with the business is essential.

Required experience:
• Proven track record of delivering of complex, large-scale, global IT projects and associated business change
• Professional partnership experience ideally (other professional service sectors would be fine – banking, insurance etc)
• Delivery (as lead PM) of similar projects

Soft skills:
• Inspirational motivator
• Natural leader
• Exemplary communication skills
• Influencing skills
• Gravitas
• Comfortable giving board-level presentations

Thorough knowledge of tools, technology, concepts and trends around Information Management / Data management (i.e. big data; data architecture; enterprise search (FAST, Autonomy IDOL, K2 etc); master data management (MDM); information management; data management; knowledge management, Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW), Master Data Dictionary (MDD), Data Analytics, Data Management, Data Quality, Data Acquisition and Data Governance; big data technology (Hadoop, noSQL, HBase, MongoDB, CouchDB) etc

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