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Technical Project Manager

Job Title: Technical Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, London
Salary: £350 - £400 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months
REF: 12991/001
Contact Name: Jon Cundy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

I am currently looking for a Technical Project Manager to work on an initial 3 month contract for a financial organisation in London.

You must have:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with experience of communicating technical issues to senior staff.
  • Technical networking and firewall knowledge to CCNA level - be able to demonstrate an understanding of the following, as a minimum:
    • TCP & IP protocols
    • IP networking/subnetting
    • Good knowledge of OSPF& BGP
    • Multicast preferred
    • Switching and Routing
    • Current industry-standard hardware platforms (marketing-level familiarity)
    • Structured cabling systems
    • VLAN'
  • A highly proactive self-starting ethos, with strong customer focus.
  • Outstanding team skills, with the ability to effectively support colleagues.
  • A strong work ethic, high professionalism and exceptional problem solving skills.
  • A high standard of personal presentation with the ability to imbue confidence in colleagues and clients.
  • Experience of project initiation, implementation and closure using methodologies suitable for the projects undertaken.
  • The ability to successfully work with stakeholders from many business areas, backgrounds and nationalities to realise project milestones and deliverables.
  • The ability to effectively manage project quality and to ensure a consistently high degree of successful project delivery within resource, time and cost constraints.
  • Experience of successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously, across multiple time zones.
  • Exemplary co-ordination skills and the ability to understand business drivers / IT requirements.
  • Proven ability to initiate, develop and maintain relationships with technical and non-technical teams and individuals.
  • The capability to represent Network Project Services both internally and externally to the very high professional standard expected within an investment bank.
  • Experience of Change Control (change control processes and work flow, raising changes and risk associated with change).

Desiarable Skills:

  • Good level of understanding of Cisco Networking Devices, including troubleshooting of routers and switches
  • Good understanding of routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP
  • Multicast (useful, not essential)
  • Security knowledge from Network viewpoint including Firewalls, Proxies.
  • F5
  • General level of understanding of a broad range of IT infrastructure technologies - DNS, Market Data, Unix / Linux, Wintel Servers, Storage.
  • ITIL V3

If this role is of interest please contact me asap!!