Application Packaging- Workstream Lead/Manager (Contract)

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
2 month initial contract
From:
- The Resourcing Hub
Place:
London
Date:
10/18/2018
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom

Project description:
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Application Packaging- Workstream Lead/Manager (Contract)

Forward thinking, innovative, and passionate technical specialists wanted Allowing you the opportunity to work for a leading digital transformation consultancy to transform the public services and impact millions of lives!

We are looking for a Workstream Lead/Manager- Application Packaging (Contract) for an initial 2 month contract based in Westminster London, offering £500 per day, outside of IR35.

In this role you will manage the Application Packaging worksteam for a 100 application portfolio within a Central Government department. The department have appointed a third party to deliver the hands on work and this role is to manage the process. Ideally you will have delivered a similar role, and will be able to be involved at points with the packaging. (you may have previously been hands on technical).

In this role you will:

  • Raise and manage change request for Firewall changes as well as highlighting with the internal technical team any for zscaler changes
  • Raising requests for applications to be added to intune and carrying out the necessary testing once it goes into intune
  • Prioritise applications sign off in line with the rollout plan for the current project
  • Create a plan for what needs to be done and when with regards to the organisation's applications, whilst working in collaboration with the wider programme delivery team
  • Identify blockers early ON so as not to affect the rollout schedule
  • Establish the quantities required for each app - ie Housing/organisation needs vs number of installs'
  • Make it clear what licenses need to be purchased and provide adequate notice
  • Work with the Applications packaging supplier to package the priority applications and drive progress for the programme/organisation
  • Work with the business to arrange UAT of the applications, fix where appropriate and record sign off
  • Update applications progress tracker regularly and keep the technical delivery leads informed of progress and if any, blockers
  • Carry out manual installs where necessary
  • Keep track of trial versions that have been installed and replace with full licenses once purchased
  • Liaise with people from different backgrounds, from management to designers, programmers etc. in the IT programme, to ensure the applications meets the needs of the organisation and the people who'll be using them
  • Be adaptable and responsive - you'll use a range of techniques- ideally you'll be experienced in working in an Agile and complex environments, ideally within the government sector
  • Develop credibility and expertise quickly in unfamiliar and/or new environments.
  • Utilize your experience from at least two different industries in order to bring the benefits of cross-sector experience to your assignments

Do you have what it takes?

To succeed in this role, we are looking for the following in you:

  • Experience gained from working in a similar role
  • Exposure to Intune, Zscaler and other widely known applications in EUC.
  • Experience of juggling a portfolio of activities in a consultancy type role, or as a specialist resource within a single company
  • Broad knowledge across the technology/applications spectrum so you can converse confidently and challenge when needed
  • Ability to build and nurture relationships across multiple networks using collaborative and empathic skills
  • Strong analytical skills and exemplary time management/organizational skills.
  • The vision to anticipate problems and issues as well as the creativeness to provide solutions.
  • Excellent discretion, demonstrating sound judgment and the ability to disseminate information in the most appropriate form for multiple audiences.
  • A degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant subject to demonstrate you have enough technical knowledge to perform well in the role.
  • This may be in computer sciences or computer engineering, information management systems, software development, business information systems, or a closely related engineering discipline.
  • A good understanding of digital technology.
  • Great communication and negotiation skills, bringing together different views, personalities, goals, and needs.
  • A zest for life and making a difference!
  • Ability to capitalize on existing skills and the desire to develop new ones!

The Resourcing Hub

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