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Listed on: 13th October
Location: Newham
Salary/Rate: £45,834 - £48,819
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

Job Title: IT Project/ Implementation Manager

Location: Newham, London

Salary: £45,834 - £48,819 per annum

Job type: Full time, Fixed term - 12 months

Closing Date: 31st October 21

One source: working at the heart of the public services

Providing shared services and strategic back office support, one source work alongside large councils like the London Boroughs of Havering and Newham, amongst other public organisations across the country.

Our 1,000+ people weave technology and quality into every approach, always looking to set benchmarks for the industry. And with teams focused on Technology and Innovation, Finance, Legal, Governance, Procurement, Property, Asset Management, Exchequer, Transactional, and HR & OD - we've opportunities to last your entire career.

Delivering both operational and strategic projects of the IT service, we're looking for a talented Project Manager to contribute to our overarching vision, which is underpinned by our core objectives - driving council-wide improvements and nurturing relationships with stakeholders.

The London Borough of Newham is located only 5 miles east of London. It is well positioned with access to all major networks in London and the south east. It is well connected by public transport with, bus, tube and DLR. When the Crossrail service opens it will call at Custom House close to our council offices and also Stratford station and from there to central London. The London City Airport which serves major European cities is located at Royal Albert Dock. Newham has the youngest overall population in the country. It was one of the six host boroughs for the 2012 Summer Olympics and contains most of the Olympic Park including the London Stadium. It has a thriving arts quarter with the both the Theatre Royal Stratford East and Stratford Circus Arts Centre offering excellent entertainment for all the family. There is the University of East London which has two campuses in Newham, one in Stratford and another next to the regenerated Royal Albert Dock. It also has a large Westfield shopping Centre in Stratford which has all the major retailers there.

About the role:

Working amongst a talented team of professionals within the Change and Demand IT function, this role supports the identification and implementation of digital and data products for the Future Newham Programme -enabling a streamlined user experience, whilst championing collaborative ways of working with our residents, colleagues and partners.

As part of our digital transformation journey, this role is integral to identifying solutions for urgent and critical infrastructure challenges. As such, the Project Manager takes an active lead in reviewing key dependencies between the various council programmes and projects.

Ultimately, the role takes responsibility for managing implementation and change projects, working closely with the IT Senior Leadership Team, as well as drawing on resources from a wide-range of multi-disciplinary teams.

About you:

You'll be joining at a critical time for Newham, gaining the opportunity to shape how the organisation approaches change; enabling us to work in a more agile and people focused way.

We're looking for candidates that have a proven track-record in leading IT implementation projects that transform how organisations work in accordance with industry recognised project management methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Agile etc.)

A key element of this role will be identifying and resolving issues with the current IT infrastructure, which you will be able to evidence examples of within your application. Working alongside colleagues and stakeholders you will also be able to display your experience of delivering change initiatives that benefit the technology infrastructure of large complex organisations.

Please click on the APPLY button and you will be REDIRECTED to the Council's careers page.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Project Manager, IT Project Management, Project Coordinator, IT Project Coordinator, Service Delivery Manager, IT Manager, Experienced IT Support Engineer, IT Consultant will also be considered for this role.

Contact Name: Newham Council
Reference: TJ/5810/ELLN-12_1634133596
Job ID: 2990513



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