Project Manager - IT&S
||The Francis Crick Institute
||From £32,200 to £50,000 per annum, subject to skills and experience
||The Francis Crick Institute
The Project Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of a variety of IT projects and associated resources, spanning applications, upgrades and IT infrastructure changes. Reporting to the Portfolio and Program manager in the PMO, you will be responsible for ensuring that assigned projects are delivered to the agreed outcomes within timescale, cost and quality constraints.
The delivery of IT for Crick is managed across the Information Technology and Services (IT&S) team Core IT and PMO, in conjunction with Scientific Computing and Library & Information Services. The PMO provides project delivery, assurance and centre of good practices for all IT&S prioritised projects. Core IT delivers key activities across the areas of the IT Helpdesk and User Services, Operational Applications, Networks and Core Systems.
As the Project Manager - IT&S, you will be working closely with operational, administrative, IT&S functions, and senior management team to deliver multiple concurrent projects. The post will work with stakeholders from a variety of levels across the entire Institute including project sponsors, project leads, business analysts and external suppliers.
You must be able to convey technical ideas, concepts and procedures in clear, concise and accurate English, and be able to manipulate text and images to create well-structured documentation that is easily absorbed by the target audience. You will need to lead by example in terms of project management tools & techniques, provide comprehensive project documentation and be prepared to produce business analysis deliverables on some projects. In addition, you will champion PM good practices, have excellent interpersonal skills and possess the ability to work collaboratively.
The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.
An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.
The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.
The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.