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Project Manager - Fixed Term Contract

 

Project Manager - Fixed Term Contract

  • JR-126972
  • London
  • Slough
  • Project and Program Management
  • Full time
Project Manager - Fixed Term Contract

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. That is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary:

Responsible for program delivery of multiple related projects and builds effective relationships with stakeholders.

Role Purpose and Responsibilities

  • This role is responsible for development and delivery of projects within this program.
  • The role will be responsible for the creation, implementation, and execution of process improvement projects, managing risk and actions to deliver on time, at quality, within budget
  • Candidate will need to coach and support functional SMEs through the project lifecycle and be able and willing to ‘roll sleeves up’ and deliver key deliverables within the project

Accountabilities

  • Project creation and delivery across multiple functional groups
  • Stakeholder Management: working with internal/external clients and stakeholders in both collaboration and influencing roles
  • Identification of areas for improvement including process efficiency opportunities and methods to deliver improvements
  • Identification of potential opportunities, issues or gaps and collaborate with team for quick and effective resolutions.
  • Select and apply project methodology to projects, educates team members, and enforces processes
  • Planning through collaboration across functional teams to create simple business cases and independently collate project plans with an appropriate planning tool
  • Conducts project review meetings, participates in program level reviews.
  • Consistent and transparent communications in line with overall program / business function goals
  • Risk management – proactive identification of risks and creation of mitigation plans to manage impact
  • Controls and measures:  Create SMART controls and measure performance of process changes to goals over time ensuring continuous improvement.
  • Communications: Simplify complex ideas, cross-functional issues, and technical solutions and communicate across multiple organizational levels through multiple channels (verbal or written communications, or through PowerPoint presentation).
  • Partner with business and technology subject matter experts to build project roadmaps, identify & assess requirements, define scope, create estimates for management approval
  • Lead project teams consisting of multi-functional, global, and virtual groups, ensuring the appropriate expectations, principles, structures, tools and responsibilities are in place to deliver the plan

Role Specification

  • Previous Finance process (Order to Cash and or Billing) and system knowledge
  • Minimum seven years’ project management experience (certification preferred)
  • Experienced in data driven continuous improvement process methodologies
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented with proven ability to deliver exceptional results.
  • Motivated, results-driven, multi-tasking go-getter up to the challenge of a fast-paced environment
  • Strong collaboration skills a must: will be required to coordinate closely with multiple teams that are geographically dispersed.
  • Demonstrable experience of hands on project delivery
  • Able to manage cross functional stakeholder expectations and needs with transparent and consistent communication
  • Presentation, analytical and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Ability to work independently with mature decision-making skills as demonstrated by previous successes in leading & managing improvement projects
  • Ability to travel to execute events (at this time 0 travel planned)
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred).

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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