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IT Project Manager

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    £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

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    Adam Hood

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Client:

    Head Resourcing

Head resourcing is looking for an IT Project Manager to join the Information Technology function, taking full responsibility for the successful end to end management of key transformational IT projects. This position is ideal for a PM with 1-2 years experience, who wants to work for a hugely successful aerospace and defence company.

Main Duties:

* Manages all aspects of multiple projects concurrently from initiation through closure.
* Develops and implements project plans, encompassing project team structure and resource assignment, implementation, testing and training plans, creating of a control plan identifying both business process metrics and IT platform quality requirements and ensuring successful transition to support.
* Owns all project risk; including time, budget, and scope, and the associated plans to contain and/or mitigate risk.
* Ensures project quality, schedule and budget objectives are met and deployed solutions deliver targeted business value.
* Monitors and controls resources, revenue and capital costs against the project budget and manages expectations of all project stakeholders.
* Takes full end to end responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of IT projects.
* Liaises and communicates effectively with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
* Forecasts resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
* Sets and continually manages project expectations with team members, identifying and resolving issues and conflicts where they arise.

The ideal candidate will have experience in some of the following:
* Prior experience in Project Management within defence or highly regulated technical industry, ideally within global environments and/or global matrix organisations.
* Demonstrable project management skills including project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and communication.
* Capable of leading technology projects.
* Experience of full lifecycle management of IT Programmes and Projects from inception to delivery, especially solution identification, design, pricing, risk management and early project definition before transition into service operation.
* Experience of the critical project to service transition phase and associated early lifecycle support.
* Experience of operating effectively under the governance of a PMO structure.
* Solid experience of delivering complex technical projects across the IT domain.
* Proficiency in MS Project, Team Foundation, or other robust scheduling/schedule presentation tools
* SC cleared or the ability to become SC cleared.

Standard Benefits:

  • A salary of up to £55k
  • 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
  • 6 times salary 'Life Assurance'
  • Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme's.
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
  • 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).
  • The role is ideally hybrid where an individual will be based out of Glenrothes or Harlow in Essex however the role can be fully remote if the candidate can travel in infrequently.

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