Application Project Manager - O365 / Remote

Job Title: Application Project Manager - O365 / Remote
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: EW/C1
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 15, 2021 08:04

Job Description

GSA Techsource are currently working with a Global IT Service Provider to recruit a Application Project Manager to work with a high profile client who will be reporting to the O365 Programme Manager.

The Applications Project Manager will be responsible for the successful delivery of the global M365 Applications workstream (project) within the O365 Programme. This workstream is primarily concerned with the delivery of M365 Apps for Enterprise (formally O365 Pro Plus) as the replacement for the clients existing MS Office suite across c32,000 users globally, including integration with existing systems/solutions where it exists today, application remediation, and embedding new capability into the Business. Working closely with other workstreams (projects) within the programme to manage dependencies – both directions – and ensure adherence to Compliance, Data Privacy, IT Security, and other applicable configurations, policies and standards. Further, ensuring the delivery of new O365 capability, where dependant on M365 Apps for Enterprise, coordinated cross-workstream to support the programme’s Adoption & Change Management activity.

Key objectives critical to success of the role:
  • Drive the delivery of the M365 Applications workstream in conjunction with the Programme’s strategic partner
  • Provide strong governance through project meeting co-ordination, task scheduling, issue and risk management
  • Manage stakeholders to ensure milestones are met without risk to the Programme’s reputation
  • Manage application remediation, ensuring a zero-impact delivery of M365 Apps for Enterprise
  • Ensure workstream (project) outputs are delivered within tolerance and aligned with the O365 Programme’s outcomes/benefits realisation plan
  • Ensure dependencies on the M365 Applications workstream are delivered on time and to the required quality levels to meet commercial commitments
  • A flexible work approach, able to adapt to changing priorities

Skills and Experience:
  • Experience of working with third party strategic partners across the project lifecycle
  • Project governance and monitoring & control within a global programme
  • Experience of delivering technology change alongside structured business change management
  • Delivery of business critical application remediation
  • Experience of managing both IT and Business stakeholders
  • Global Office 365 transformations (desirable)
  • Project Management experience within Financial Services or other heavily regulated sectors (desirable)

Qualifications Required:
· PRINCE2, APMP or equivalent

GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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