IT Project Manager
Spring Group Plc
20th August 2019
£40000 - £55000
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A well established premium financial service provider is looking for an experienced and talented IT Project Manager to join them at their offices just outside York.
They are looking for someone to help strengthen their projects and delivery across the business. It's an exciting time to join the company, which has got many IT transformation and development projects in the pipeline.
As a senior level Project Manager, you will be responsible for the management and successful delivery of multiple projects across the business..
IT PROJECT MANAGER DUTIES
The Development Manager role will include the following duties and responsibilities:
*Ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget and scope.
*Ensuring good governance by identifying and mitigating project risks and issues and ensuring good communication.
*Coordinating internal and external resources as part of the project deliverables.
*Developing and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
*Identifying business opportunities in addition to the project's scope.
*Implementing lessons learned and sharing best practices.
*Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
*Managing changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
*Ensuring internal governance processes are followed and complied with in the context of each project including following internal sign-off processes are followed.
*Ensuring the maintenance of project plans and regular progress reporting.
*Ensuring project change is managed appropriately including full impact assessment and change approval process.
*Measuring project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
*Reporting and escalating to the Head of IT as needed.
*Working with all Departments to ensure projects are completed successfully.
*Creating and maintaining project documentation.
IT PROJECT MANAGER SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
We are looking for someone with a strong background in project management, with a minimum of 3-5 years commercial experience:
*Excellent project management skills.
*Experience with delivering large- and small-scale IT projects.
*Proven working experience as a Project Manager in the Information Technology sector.
*Experience delivering projects within the financial sector (desirable).
*Good understanding of Technical IT systems
*Experience with MS Projects and Excel or other project management software.
*Familiar with project budgeting and project forecasting.
*Flexible; dealing with all areas and different types of work and problems.
*Ability to understand and interpret emerging IT technologies and integrate them into the business environment.
*Analytical ability to analyse raw data, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations.
*Strong working knowledge of internal procedures and standards.
*Strong knowledge of key regulatory requirements.
*Project management certification(s) (PRINCE2 Practitioner, PMP, CPMP etc.)
Most important is that you are a talented and passionate IT Project Manager with the desire to own and drive some genuinely exciting projects.
This is a great opportunity to join a leading financial service provider and manage development projects during an exciting time of transformation and change. For more information or to apply please respond to this ad, or call Will on 0113 218 6830. Please note
*Up to 33 days' holiday including bank holidays plus long-service increase.
*Great flexi-time arrangement available
*Government work place pension
*On Site Gym
*Free parking and hot drinks
*Free work wear
*On site crèche
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