IT Project Manager, Open to flexible working

Warwick, Warwickshire
£27,668 - £34,538 per annum
03 Oct 2017
22 Oct 2017

IT Project Manager, Open to flexible working

Warwickshire County Council are looking to recruit 2 IT Project Managers to join our successful ICT Project Management Team. Our team bring Agile and waterfall project management expertise to a range of priority IT projects, and deliver outcomes which are transforming service delivery at Warwickshire County Council.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Fixed term contract until March 2019.

*** Please note that this vacancy is subject to restrictions i.e. to minimise compulsory redundancies, applications from
existing employees (directly employed by Warwickshire County Council) will be considered and processed prior to any applications from external candidates. It is stressed that you should still apply as normal, since if we are unable to find a suitable internal candidate we will then look at the other applications we have received, rather than re-advertise the vacancy. ***

Part Time hours will be considered.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the day to day tasks of a project. They will work closely with key stakeholders to ensure that project is aligned to the strategic outcomes of the organisation, capturing benefits and identifying and managing any associated risks to successful delivery. 

They will ensure that they promote the use of project management methodologies and provide timely and accurate reports on project progress and key milestones.

You will have knowledge and experience of the full lifecycle of project management and would have previous experience working on a wide range of projects as well as an ability to communicate and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders.

The projects may be standalone or part of complex business focused projects for which you will manage the IT workstream.

Alongside these technical projects you will be working with all areas of the business creating project plans, business cases an d project initiation documentation and work closely with project teams and relevant shareholders to ensure successful delivery, within budget and to the desired quality.

Key Requirements

A level 4 candidate will have experience of managing small projects, knowledge of Prince 2, waterfall and agile methodologies.

A level 5 candidate will be an experienced Prince2 project manager. Experience of working within the Public sector is desirable.

Closing Date: 22 October 2017

Interview Date: 3 November 2017

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.