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IT Project Lead

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Michael Brennan
+353 86 440 3742
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Role Overview:

  • Manage the financial aspects of a $30 million global program.
  • Collaborate closely with program and project managers to ensure budget adherence and timely delivery.
  • Drive continuous improvement in project operations by monitoring progress and identifying enhancement opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct project budgeting, forecasting, financial planning, and cost analysis.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports for program management.
  • Review program deadlines and budget allocations regularly with managers.
  • Provide insights and address inquiries from the finance department.
  • Coordinate statements of work, purchase orders, and payments with vendors.
  • Update corporate financial forecasting tools for accurate projections.
  • Generate project progress reports and offer optimization recommendations.
  • Analyze performance data to establish financial metrics and identify improvement areas.
  • Proactively anticipate potential problems and develop risk mitigation strategies.
  • Act as a primary liaison between the team and internal/external stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate and IT policies and standards.
  • Effectively manage project constraints including scope, cost, and schedule.

Differentiating Factors:

  • Autonomy: Work independently on large, complex programs under general supervision.
  • Communication and Influence: Primarily communicate with internal contacts, supporting decision-making.
  • Collaboration: Work collaboratively with internal departments and external partners.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor's or university degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Practical knowledge and competence in large-scale IT project/program management.
  • Strong financial acumen, analytical skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

For further information on this role in IT please contact Michael Brennan on  or 086-440 3742 Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –  

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