IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager- SC Cleared

Contract: 6 months+

Rate: £500-£550 inside ir35

Location: Mostly Remote (access to Bristol)

Security clearance at SC level is required for this role

Role Overview:

I am recruiting x2 IT Project Managers for a client of mine who are an IT systems integrator operating within the UK defence sector. For approved projects, take ownership, set up and deliver the projects from initiation through to project closure.

Role1 -

  • Recent experience in System Integration on a mature programme
  • Mostly remote, travel to Bristol monthly

Role2 -

  • ITIL focussed
  • Hardware and Windows 10 migration experience
  • Will be required to visit Bristol once a week

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up of the project team and governance structure in line with direction provided by the portfolio manager and client.
  • Monitor delivery against key aspects of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits.
  • Proactive management of Risks, Issues, Assumptions and Dependencies.
  • Effectively manage the resourcing of the delivery team via Project Support Services (PSS).
  • Escalation of any forecast exceptions (to agreed tolerances) via the Project Board.
  • Delivery of the project products on a stage by stage basis.
  • Focus on delivery of project deliverables based on key aspects of time, cost, quality and scope.
  • Manage all project change in line with account level Change Process.
  • Oversee successful service transition of all project deliverables.
  • Completion of all Project closure activities.
  • Complete any other tasks assigned to you by your Portfolio Delivery Manager

Essential Skills

  • Has a minimum of 3 years' experience of delivering infrastructure or applications projects, ideally in a supplier organisation.
  • Recent experience in creating/developing the Project Initiation Documentation set.
  • Working knowledge of PRINCE2 methodology.

Desirable Skills

  • PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification.
  • Experience of Agile project delivery.