£26.01 - £27.31 per hour
4 months ago
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
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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