ICT Project Manager

  • Location
    Exeter, Devon
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    IT and Telecoms
  • External Reference

ICT Project Manager - Temporary Contract until 31/06/21

Principal responsibilities:

To manage projects, both technical and business, which deliver new capabilities into the organisation to enable the realisation of planned business benefits.

In particular, to:

  • Manage and deliver a project within time, cost and quality thresholds, establishing quality assurance protocols through standardised and consistent project documentation. To include managing change control.

  • Ensure benefits are identified; project deliverables are fully integrated into the business and subsequent realisation of benefits processes established.

  • Manage all financial aspects of the project including structuring stage budgets, and justifying/securing funding through appropriate governance forums.

  • Build, manage and motivate the project team.

  • Define and manage project resources.

  • Manage stakeholders internally and externally throughout project lifecycle. Producing consolidated reporting to Project Board and other key stakeholders as required.

  • Undertake detailed project planning, clearly mapping milestones and deliverables and monitor ongoing progress.

  • Ensure all risks and issues are effectively identified and managed. Includes maximising opportunities to drive out additional business benefits.

  • Identify interdependencies and dependencies with other projects and business areas. Clearly putting into place action planning and resolution activity.

  • Identify lessons, ensuring they are shared across practitioners and inform activity to change working practices.

  • Ensure compliance with all Force strategies.

Qualifications required:

PRINCE2 (Foundation & Practitioner) and or relevant APMP qualification and accreditation

Experience required:

  • Proven track record of managing projects which have been delivered on time and budget, to specification and quality through the project lifecycle.

  • Strong leadership skills that demonstrate the ability to lead and drive organisational change.

  • Proven ability to build, maintain and manage multi disciplined project teams working at remote locations (officers and staff).

  • Financial management experience, to include authorisation process, management of spends and planning.

  • Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence, build support and translate complex information and messages to stakeholders at all levels.

  • Experience of establishing, maintaining and managing appropriate levels of project documentation. I.e. business case, highlight report and detailed project plans.

  • Flexible and adaptable, with the resilience to be able to continuously problem solve and re-evaluate ways of working throughout the lifecycle of the project.

If this sounds like the challenge for you, then do not delay - apply now. We are anticipating a high level of interest in this post, apply swiftly to avoid disappointment.

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Please apply with your CV to: Patricia Vernon