IT Engagement Project Lead

Subsea7

IT Engagement Project Lead

Salary Not Specified

Subsea7, Westhill, Aberdeenshire

  • Full time
  • Contract
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 20 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 626eeee310a24fb4bcc12f3ba99b1737

Full Job Description

We are looking for a passionate IT Engagement Project Lead to join our team at our Westhill, Aberdeen or Sutton, London office on a 6 month contract basis.

What will you be doing?

The IT Engagement Project Lead is responsible for the successful implementation of IT Projects to ensure successful delivery against targeted benefits, to the approved schedule and budget.

They will oversee the Core Project Team for each project, made up of both internal and third-party members. This role will be responsible for all stages of the project lifecycle across a global remit.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Direct and manage project teams made up of internals and third parties.

  • Management of scope and project requirements.

  • Evaluations of solutions, technical options and cost/benefit analysis. Able to apply knowledge and understanding of business analysis techniques to describe a business requirement and to articulate potential solutions.

  • Overseeing configuration and commissioning of solutions.

  • Management of validation and acceptance of solutions.

  • Facilitation of implementation and supporting the business in change management

  • Prepare and maintain project plans and progress reports, complying with the relevant PMO standards and procedures.

  • Handover of completed projects to Service Delivery

  • Carry out and report post-implementation reviews.

  • Provide input to formal functional IT Steering Committees to review delivery of the IT programme of work, prioritising and facilitating the delivery of the individual projects within the related programme.

  • Regular progress reporting and continual review and improvement of ways of working.

  • Involved in the management of effective IT change in relation to the introduction, update of, and improvements to systems and services delivered by IT.

    Educated to degree level or qualified by relevant experience.

  • Proven experience in a similar project management role, preferably with global exposure. A significant proportion of this time should have been spent managing IT projects.

  • Knowledge and experience of Agile tools and practices i.e. Azure DevOps, Kanban and Scrum

  • Experience of projects deployed in a secure cloud environment (preferably Azure/AWS)

  • A background in business analysis and project management combined with excellent communications and facilitation skills would be desirable.

  • Exposure to data governance, data insights and data analytics. PowerBI experience is desirable.

  • Customer-focussed attitude with a high degree of cultural awareness and sensitivity.

  • Analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills are required.

  • A clear understanding of project management responsibilities and techniques: personnel management, project planning, cost control and progress reporting.

  • Understands and adheres to standards and procedures relating to change management, performance management and security.

  • Able to work independently, motivate and collaborate effectively with other functions.

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well to colleagues, senior management and IT Partners, with a positive approach to customer care.

  • Preferred Project Management qualifications.

  • Preferred ITIL qualifications.

  • Awareness and understanding of relevant industry trends and issues.

  • Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

    We are Subsea7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry. We make offshore energy transition possible through the continuous evolution of lower-carbon oil and gas and by enabling the growth of renewables and emerging energy.


  • At Subsea7, we are looking for people who think differently. We want people who can bring new ideas and who are willing to take on challenges that will enable us to make a positive impact on a global stage.

    In turn we will lift you up and encourage you to go further. Onshore or offshore, embark on a journey of opportunities, continuous learning and development.

    Start your journey with us today.

    An environment where you can thrive

    We recognise that having a diverse team makes us a better, smarter team. Diversity is something we value and regard it as key to our success.

    We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that help us continually challenge the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment fosters creativity, improves decision-making and introduces new ways of thinking.

    Our people are at the heart of what we do at Subsea7 and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Fair employment practices, fair treatment for all individuals and equal opportunity on the basis of merit are the foundation of how we work and develop together.

  • Career development - with access to a range of learning and development opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development.

  • Flexible working - lots of our people work flexibly in different ways. Whether it's hybrid, part-time or flexitime working. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but let's have a discussion to see how we can make it work.

  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave/adoption leave.

  • A fantastic benefits package - which includes a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme, discounted health and wellbeing packages, electric car salary sacrifice scheme and more.