IT Project Manager

£46847 - £48847 per annum Local Gov. Pension Scheme
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Job description

Morgan Hunt are delighted to be partnering with a Local Authority Client to recruit an IT Project Manager to strengthen their Digital and ICT Team in an exciting period of growth. In order to provide their customers with the best Technology offering possible the council are moving to a new multi-supplier operating model. This team will be responsible for ensuring the service meets customers' needs whilst ensuring it's seamlessly integrated and secure.

The role

As the IT Project Manager you will oversee delivery of a portfolio of Digital and ICT projects ranging from strategy implementation to the meeting of urgent operational needs, drawing on a corporate cadre of project managers and in some cases, managing projects directly. You will have the ability to drive project execution, working closely with business and suppliers in an agile and rigorous fashion.

Key Skills

  • Proven track record for defining, planning, executing, controlling and closing projects and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Experience of managing the complete lifecycle of medium to large sized project(s)
  • Evidence of creating and maintaining project and programme plans and schedules, including management of risks, issues, actions, and dependencies
  • Experience of benefits and dependency mapping, risk management and resource planning
  • Highly proficient IT skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project
  • Able to mediate disagreements and negotiate agreeable resolutions
  • Experience of programme and project level financial management
  • Experience of defining and delivering benefits realisation for projects and programme training and coaching of Project Managers and PMO staff
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in effective Business Change methods
  • Experienced in providing project communications, updates and presentations aimed at stakeholders at project boards
  • Managing ICT project delivery and resources in a complex multi-vendor environment
  • Professional and/or graduate qualifications in business management
  • MSP or PRINCE 2 qualification or equivalent

What you get in return

Salary of £48,847

Plus a range of excellent benefits including:

  • 24 days holiday each year plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • On-site day nursery outstanding by Ofsted and a salary sacrifice scheme to help lower the cost of your nursery fees
  • Season Ticket Loan

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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