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  • Location: Brentford, Middlesex
  • Rate: Up to 540.00
  • Start Date: 01/10/2019
  • Duration: 6 months

A highly reputable Pharmaceutical organisation is requiring a seasoned Project Manager who has strong proven experience of managing a deployment and migration to JIRA.

This role is accountable for the design, delivery, change management & training of Enterprise Cloud Jira across the Global Applications & Development Portfolio of Projects. This includes validation and scale up of the proposed design, working with the Tech teams on the Jira tenants, visualisation tools, collaboration with other Tech groups engaged in deployments & implementing best practice processes & procedures for ways of working & operational support.

The scale of this project is migrating around 1700 people with a portfolio of around 300 projects. The suitable candidate MUST have project managed a similar migration and deployment of JIRA across an organisation so understands the complexity and challenges of the migration process. Also someone who has extremely strong user knowledge JIRA.

Key Responsibilities

*Building and implementing an effective onboarding & rollout plan, including definition of adoption and reporting metrics aligned to Value, Flow & Quality

*Developing Jira design taxonomy & structure for GA&D Tech Portfolio and scalability

*Developing & documenting best practice guidelines & training plan for users

*Building a change management approach & plan to engage & bring onboard teams

*Lead the implementation and rollout of Enterprise Jira across GA&D Tech

*Prepare & run steering meetings with senior leaders

*Lead data discovery process for all Projects in Portfolio and data migration plans

*Lead small team in determining adoption, processes & ongoing support model


*Deployment of Jira at scale across large organisations

*Scrum/Agile certified

*Agile/Safe methods experience

*Minimum of 10 years project management experience

*Data & analytical expertise

*Visualisation tool expertise in PowerBI

*Deep knowledge of Jira & Atlassian suite of modules through demonstrated use of tools

*Proven communication skills including workshop facilitation

*Training experience including design and development of training materials

*Self-starter with proven collaboration skills

Contract for an initial 6 months starting early October, paying up to £540 per day maximum.

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