IT Project Manager

Job id:  23373
Job location: 

Bangalore, IN

Colt provides network, voice and data centre services to thousands of businesses around the world, allowing them to focus on delivering their business goals instead of the underlying infrastructure. 

Role Profile

 Role Title:

Project Manager

Colt Level:

PT1 Core/Advanced


Data Center Services

Reports to:

IT Delivery Manager


Bangalore, India


About Colt Data Centre Services


In today’s world, great businesses must secure their mission critical IT resources in resilient, scalable and - above all – connected environments.

This is our core business. We offer flexible and affordable colocation and IT infrastructure solutions. Our connectivity and colocation solutions allow our customers freedom to plan effectively for the growth of their business, knowing that their data centre strategy is future-proof.

We operate 24 state-of-the-art data centres across Europe and Asia Pacific, offering 24/7 security and local language support. Our data centres address both the wholesale market as well as the retail enterprise customer. We have both core sites suitable for storage and server farms as well as edge sites suitable for hybrid cloud solutions with on-ramps to the major cloud service providers, internet exchanges, carrier interconnections and private lines.  We are connected to a further 530+ third party data centres across our network.

As the only data centre provider in the world to secure the highest M&O certification by the Uptime Institute, our operational standards are recognized as industry-leading.

Colt Data Centre Services has over 20 years’ experience in designing, building and operating energy-efficient, reliable data centres - hosting significant financial, media, corporate and both hyper-scale and Tier 2 cloud service providers across the world.

We have an aggressive plan to expand our footprint to new markets in India with further expansion into key Tier 1 markets of Paris, London, Frankfurt, and Tokyo with hyper-scale quality data centres. This is just in the next 18 to 24 months.  Additional sites and cities will be evaluated in order to provide the platform for sustainable growth.


Our vision: To be the most customer centric data centre provider


Role Purpose

The Project Manager is a key member of the IT Team with responsibility for both a portfolio of projects and for providing oversight of projects managed by other members of the team. This role is also responsible for providing oversight of IT Change activities and ensuring these are managed effectively. 









Key accountabilities

  • Own and manage a portfolio of projects.
  • Plan, direct, and co-ordinate the delivery of a variety of projects of varying complexity and budget.
  • Ensuring that project deliverables are produced on time, within budget, and to the agreed specification.
  • Regularly assessing whether projects continue to meet business objectives and Time, Cost and Quality constraints.
  • Coordinate and monitor any Changes required as part of project implementation.
  • Monitor and report on key business risks and make recommendations with managers for mitigation to reduce risk.
  • Matrix management of IT and 3rd party resources in the delivery of projects.
  • Adhere to Colt DCS PMO project governance process.



Role specific requirements

Skills & Experience






  • Project Management Experience
  • Able to demonstrate a proven background in project delivery, from building business case through to project closure
  • Strong writing skills with the ability to distil complex information and processes into easy to use toolkits and guidance.
  • Good ability to carry out business process reviews, map ‘as is’ and ‘to be’ states and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Highly self-motivating, resilient and tenacious.
  • Practical understanding of IT Management/Service Management frameworks (e.g. ITIL, COBIT)
  • Experience of managing a variety of projects
  • Experience of working in a multi-client environment
  • Produces work to consistently high standards
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail
  • Displays high level of professionalism and integrity
  • Flexible approach to working conditions and working hours to meet business objectives, including visits to remote offices/sites as required






What we offer:

Colt is a growing business that is investing in its people. We offer skill development, learning pathways and accreditation to help our people perform at their best, regardless of role and location.

In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognizes the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:
•Flexible working and relaxed dress code
•Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
•Access to Online-learning Platform
•Business mentoring
•lunch vouchers

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