Defence Project Manager

Ref: ZR_8595_JOB  ·  Posted on 17 July 2024

Introduction

Our client is looking for an experienced IT Project Manager to the delivery of Information Knowledge Management projects, as well as transition planning of applications into service.

You will need to have experience in a similar IT delivery environment, as well as excellent stakeholder management skills.

This is a hybrid role with 2 days per week on site.

Key responsibilities
  • The development, delivery and ongoing management of Information and Knowledge Management (IKM) services including infrastructure, development and data analytics projects and the services that are associated with it.
  • Ensure that the projects deliver to time cost and quality and that the customer is kept engaged and enthused.
  • Work closely with customers to integrate services into the existing business operation to improve the business output.
  • Responsible for end-to-end project delivery.
  • Hold the team to the delivery schedule and support the timely submission and agreement of client changes and variations, ensuring that opportunities for contract revenue and margin growth are maximised.
  • Managing the delivery of integrated projects to the agreed budget, timescales and quality standard.
  • A key part of the role is the stakeholder engagement for all projects under your control.
Skills & experience
  • Ideally have worked on a similar IKM/Application transition management project in the past.
  • You’ll need experience of managing complex IT projects.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Project management methods and leadership skills.
  • Have experience in finance and commercial aspects of projects, a working knowledge of IT systems life cycle from requirements analysis through to implementation.
  • Establishing and maintaining governance arrangements for the delivery of the project, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with the Project management process.
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience within a client facing role.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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