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Ict Project Manager

  • Location

    Badminton, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Contracts

  • Salary:

    £26.01 - £27.31 per hour

  • Job ref:

    5103334_1562255422

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Start date:

    19-07-2015

  • Expiry date:

    03-08-2019

Our client is seeking a Ict Project Manager on an initial 9 month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 37 Hours

Pay Rate: £26.01 P/H PAYE

Job Purpose:

Based within the ICT service's Design and Transition team, the role provides project management skills and experience supporting the ongoing programme of business-driven technology change.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing the concurrent delivery of technology projects from a wide portfolio, including but not limited to:
  • New technology implementation
  • System upgrades
  • Device rollout to customers
  • Managing external third-party ICT suppliers throughout the duration of the project life cycle.
  • Communicating effectively with project stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • Coordinating ICT technical pre-sales and procurement activities at project initiation.
  • Transitioning the technical solution into operational support as part of project closure, and ensuring 'lessons learned' is performed and recorded.
  • Prioritising, setting clear goals and targets, monitoring progress, and holding delivery team members to account.
  • Using judgement and criteria to adapt previous approaches in the light of current circumstances.
  • Making effective decisions in the absence of complete information to ensure work can move forward whilst mitigating risk.
  • Ensuring ICT strategy is not compromised during project delivery unless agreed as an exception

Skills and Experience:

  • Be a qualified PRINCE2 Practitioner or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Comfortable managing multiple projects concurrently as part of a wider project portfolio which may have interdependence's.
  • Demonstrable expertise in manging projects to time, quality and budget.
  • Demonstrable experience identifying and managing technical risks, issues and interdependencies.
  • Experienced in communicating to wide range of stakeholders, including use of good negotiation skills.
  • Have professional creditability and the ability to represent the ICT division effectively.
  • Using structured and organised working practices such as writing accurate project documentation or maintaining RAID logs.
  • Ability to work independently (problem solving and decision making), but understanding when it is appropriate/necessary to seek senior direction
  • Able to prioritise your own work and the work of others, especially in an environment of conflicting requirements.

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