Project Manager

  • Location
    Wokingham, Berkshire
  • Category
    Energy - Energy
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference





Management of a number of projects from initiation to completion that deliver business change and subsequent benefits. Achieved by leveraging the range of resources and experience across the full IS function whilst influencing key stakeholders to achieve successful delivery.


  • Managing projects within a business function utilising all available resources and relationships

  • Lead teams adhering to project governance. Has a depth of knowledge to ensure predictable and unexpected complexities are effectively managed through stakeholder influence & management.

  • Managing dependencies, risks, plans, costs and resourcing for each project and dependencies across interlinked projects

  • Ensures that the project offers a range of options and implements a change which achieves the objectives that have been set and that the business benefits are realised

  • Make use of full methodology and techniques autonomously for self and to supervise and advise others on appropriate approach.

  • Operate as a role model for Valued Business Partner, championing similar behaviours across Is


  • A good extensive knowledge of the business and IS strategy and drivers for the project.

  • Has proven leadership, relationship, communication and presentation skills

  • A good track record of delivering IT projects.

  • Understands National Grids policies, management structures and reporting procedures for all aspects of the project's environment.

  • Demonstrate the Valued Business Partner capabilities and behaviours in all interactions with IS Colleagues, vendors and business stakeholders.

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Relevant industry certification (e.g. Prince 2) desirable

  • Manage a number (2 - 8) of projects that will flex to meet business demand. Delivery budget in the range of £100k-£5m/$160k-$8m.

**Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.

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