Technical Project Manager
City & Guilds
7th August 2019
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About The Role
This role will be focused on managing the successful delivery of IT technical changes required for business projects. This role requires a balance between project managerial duties and advanced technological skills. The individual will be responsible for day to day running of the Project from IT point of view, managing resources across multiple technical work stream deliverables.
The role ensures delivery of technical solutions to agreed scope, quality, time and budget criteria, proactively managing all associated risks and issues, and ensuring that in design, development and deployment, customer and business needs are effectively managed and met.
The individual will be able to technically assess risks, assist with technical problem solving, and be able to communicate with ease with business project team all the way through to technical consultants. They will understand the technical complexities quite often faced, and understand standard approaches which must be followed, have the ability to suggest standard best practices and have strong grasp on different methodologies, project Lifecycle & Governance Methodologies.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a good grounding in project management principles and best practices. You will be experienced in working proficiently across different IT projects involving Microsoft and other technologies, with a proven track record in delivering complex and integrated solutions.
You'll need to have a solid and successful track record of delivering technical projects across a range of organisations involving enterprise systems, websites, customer portals and content management systems. You'll be passionate about providing exceptional customer experience and service and be a natural when it comes to team working and process improvements. You will be comfortable managing complex workflows to a successful outcome.
You'll be happy to travel if needed and be able to interact with different teams to achieve a combined objective. You'll also be working with a number of systems but you will have a main focus on working with Corporate Performance Management tools and Integrated Financial Planning tools. You will also be comfortable with integrating data sets from such planning tools with other analytical toolsets. Being experienced in working with third party providers will be beneficial to this role, and you will have excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
Our Story And Mission
The City & Guilds Group is a global leader in skills development. Our purpose is the same today as it has always been, to enable people, organisations and economies to develop their skills for growth. Backed by a Royal Charter, we have more than 135 years of experience in making sure that people can contribute to successful businesses and thriving economies.
Today, the Group consists of City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, Digitalme, The Oxford Group and Gen2. Our businesses provide a broad and imaginative range of products and services that help people achieve their potential through work-based learning. Together, they set the standards for corporate learning, technical training and skills credentialing. Everything we do - from the way we work, our products and services, to our charitable investments - seeks to make a difference to individuals and communities around the world.
Our success is driven by the people we work with. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer an equal opportunity to all our staff and we value diversity within our inclusive culture. We recognise that a diverse workforce is the only way we will achieve our ambitious business goals, so we work hard to be flexible to accommodate everyone.
What We Offer
We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, engaging and market-leading organisation with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.
You'll receive an excellent benefits package which typically includes a great base salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, private healthcare, volunteering opportunities and much more.
We welcome a discussion about how this role could work flexibly for you. For example work pattern, hours or location.
Next Steps And How To Apply
If you think this is the role and organisation for you then we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and complete our short application form using the apply button.
As part of the application process, you may be asked to complete a game based assessment. This is an interactive assessment looking at ways of working that will be used with your CV and application form to assess your suitability for our organisation.
Closing date: 18/08/2019