General Information

Req #
WD00001017
Career area:
Services
Country:
United Kingdom
State:
Hampshire
City:
BASINGSTOKE
Date:
Friday, May 21, 2021
Working time:
Full-time

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. 

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a Fortune 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 countries, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

In this role, you will be responsible for working with the lead Transition Manager to ensure the project is completed on time and in budget. Also, you will be responsible for helping to ensure all aspects of the project run smoothly, efficiently using project management standards and the coordination of status reporting, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issue management for the project. 

In this role, you will be reporting to Transition Senior Manager based in the US.


Responsibilities: 

  • Assist Transition Manager in performing project management activities. 
  • Coordinating project priorities across multiple tracks on a project and driving the project Coordinate, schedule and facilitate client and internal meetings and weekly status reporting and other team meetings 
  • Following established standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation 
  • Drive a focus on consistent communication and project standards internally within the project team and externally with customer 
  • Act as a point of contact for all project administrative tasks for the assigned project Utilize MS tools including teams, project and spreadsheets to track budgets, schedules, and other information.
  •  Setup and manage processes for contract management, financial management, scope management and other elements of the project management processes 
  • Oversee progress to make sure goals are met on time. 
  • Create and manage project deliverables, milestones and required tasks per the schedule Coordination of and response to requests for changes from the original specifications
  • Building and maintaining positive working relationship with vendors and external/internal customers .

Required Skills/Knowledge: 

  • Strong Project Management skills; expert in organizing, planning and managing large-scale projects 
  • Ability to analyze project needs and determine resources needed to meet objectives
  • Excellent communication, organizational, leadership, time management skills 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and project management skills, including an ability to communicate effectively at an executive level 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work and trade-offs against critical timelines in a fast-paced environment 
  • Builds a strong internal and external network of personal relationships to identify issues and opportunities.
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing a business issue and developing a future state recommendation 
  • Highly developed skills in using MS applications(Visio, Project, Excel) including; understanding and creating Process Flows (Swim lanes, flowcharts), Technical Diagrams, Import from different sources of data , Data Analysis using charts, pivot tables, filters and rules
  • Ability to set agendas and facilitate meetings, while focusing in on critical path discussion topics and necessary decisions 
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision Ability to work in a virtual team which may work across distance (remote), cultures and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines Ability to travel up to 30% (no travel during COVID) 4-6 years of information technology and business experience 
  • A Bachelor's degree in IT, Business Administration, Engineering or related discipline with an information technology focus 
  • External project management certification such as PMP from PMI or other project management certification is preferred ITIL Foundation Certified is a Plus


What Lenovo can offer You:

  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward-thinking IT companies 
  • Opportunities for career development & growth 
  • Access to trainings for personal development 
  • An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity 
  • Attractive compensation package and Performance based rewards 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.