IT Project Manager

Advertiser
Stacey Carrington
Reference
2983
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Legal
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Pension, flexible benefits
Expiry Date
16/05/2022 15:06:00
We are looking for a IT Project Manager

Job Description

Do you have a strong background in delivering digital IT projects? Would you like to provide strategic influence to help shape the way projects are run? Then read on:

This IT Project Manager role gives you the opportunity to get involved in a variety of different technical projects. Enjoy a hybrid working environment, with one or two days per week in the office. Join a maturing and growing IT function which you can help shape and influence. Be part of a valued and talented community of IT and business professionals and work with cutting edge cloud technologies.

The role
We are looking for a credible and proactive IT Project Manager to join the IT delivery team to manage and successfully deliver multiple key external facing digital/software development projects.

As one of three IT Project Managers reporting to the Senior Project Manager, you will join a friendly and supportive team that delivers and drives the organisation's commitment to change and continuous improvement.

Working with teams across the organisation, you will manage the full project lifecycle. Using your knowledge and experience you will follow processes, manage governance and risk to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of IT projects within budget and time restraints.

Developing good business relationships is key for this role. Using your excellent relationship management skills, you will liaise with project sponsors to agree project deliverables, timings, and expected benefits. As a competent negotiator with the ability to influence others, you will build and develop project teams and be comfortable matrix managing conflict and performance when needed. You will build joint working relationships with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels to align the elements of the project.

To succeed in, and most importantly enjoy this job, you will be a proactive planner who looks and thinks ahead to creatively solve problems and be a confident communicator, who can clearly tailor communications in an appropriate way to people at all levels of the organisation.

What we are looking for:

  • A team-orientated individual who can provide clear direction to groups or individuals to achieve the project objectives and outputs
  • (Highly desirable) Prince2, Agile PM, APMP, or any other equivalent project management qualification
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Experience of creating and effectively managing project plans, alongside risks and issues
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills - to manage own time, work effectively with minimum supervision and plan the work of the project team
  • Experience of managing external consultants/suppliers under a statement of works (SoW) and/or call-off frameworks.

Useful information

  • There is a role profile attached at the bottom of this advert which details the full skills and experience needed for this role
  • We have moved to a hybrid working model and there will be a blend of home working and an office presence of one or two days a week in our newly refurbished offices in The Cube in Birmingham
  • All our interviews are being conducted virtually. If you are successful, a member of the team will be in contact to let you know the next steps.
  • If you have any questions that aren't answered in the advert, or on our website, please contact us via:

To apply
Select the apply button at the bottom of the advert. Please upload two documents: a CV and cover letter. This gives you the best opportunity to convey your knowledge, skills, and experience and how they specifically relate to the requirements for this role.

To find out more about the recruitment and selection process and how to make the most of your application, please visit our jobs pages.

 
Stacey Carrington