IT Project Manager

Location: Head Office - Nottinghamshire

Hours of Work: Full-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £41,500 per annum dependent upon experience

Contract Type: Head Office

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 23 October 2018

IT Project Manager

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ABOUT US 

Our Head Office IT Project Management Team are responsible for delivering a range of IT projects within time and on budget, including: Infrastructure, Software, Business Process, E-Commerce, Point of Sale Applications, Payment Solutions, Construction and Back Office. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team as IT Project Manager.  

ABOUT THE BENEFITS 

  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets 

ABOUT THE ROLE 

We are looking for an experienced IT Project Manager to join our Head Office team. Strong project management skills are paramount to your success in this role, along with previous resource and budget responsibility. 

Experience of delivering projects to a formal and established methodology are required and therefore you should be familiar with working in a formal Project Management Office (PMO). This role will also see you ensuring adherence to the established methodology and maintaining architectural standards by updating relevant project artefacts. 

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience with IT change delivery and supplier management, along with experience of IT infrastructure, technology and software applications. 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as you will communicate to business teams & stakeholders at all levels throughout the project lifecycle. Your strong communication skills will also help you to prepare and deliver gate presentations, driving IT projects from Strategy through to Monitor phase.

The Prince 2 Practitioner qualification would also be desirable.  

HOURS OF WORK 

You will be contracted to work 150 hours per 4 week period. Normal Head Office working hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, however flexibility will be required. 

ABOUT YOU

Essential requirements:

  • Strong project management skills – including resource and budget responsibility
  • At least 3 years’ experience with IT change delivery and supplier management
  • Experience of IT infrastructure, technology and software applications
  • Experience of delivering projects to a formal and established methodology
  • Strong interpersonal skills for internal / supplier management at all levels
  • Familiar with working in a formal Project Management Office (PMO) 

Desirable requirements:

  • Prince 2 Practitioner qualified
  • Agile project management experience
  • Experience of IT delivery of construction projects
  • Experience of using Enterprise Architect within a Unified Modelling Language framework a distinct advantage

Closing date: 23 October 2018 at 12 Noon 

1st Interviews to be held: 29 and 30 October 2018 

2nd Interviews to be held: 6 November 2018 

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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