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Technical Project Manager

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Technical Project Manager Cambridge (Hybrid working in a 2/3 day split) The Opportunity Reporting to the IT Director, you will be working closely with Project Sponsors and senior stakeholders, where you will surface and communicate decisions, priorities, and relevant project information to stakeholders, manage business and technology risks, ensuring the successful delivery of projects. You will be comfortable setting project expectations with key stakeholders, along with managing potential changes in scope and the requisite impact including the costs, benefits, level of effort, potential returns, and limitations. This opportunity comes at a key point with EPM as we enter a period of systems change and streamlining of processes with technologies such as Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning. The Role The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering the end-to-end lifecycle of technology projects across the business including: Working with Business Analysts in scoping and definition of projects, using your business case expertise to understand requirements, shape initial requests, and provide high-level estimates of effort and cost Understand technology capabilities and works with the business functions to define and validate system requirements. Assist with functional specifications and system design specifications that can be used by internal teams and partners to build solutions Document the desired outcome of a request, decides on effectiveness of existing service offerings and consider creation of new initiatives where relevant Facilitate a continuous planning process. Work with business units to manage and prioritise projects. Analyse potential solutions to estimate value to the organisation and ROI Day-to-day management of resource during design, development and deployment phases Implement / improve project governance processes with business functions and key stakeholders Working with stakeholders to land business change successfully through effective communications and planning. Demonstrating the value of delivered projects and how they meet agreed business objectives. Work closely with the BA team to create a seamless pipeline and delivery function. The Person We are looking for someone who can roll their sleeves up and 'dig in' with the rest of the team. In addition, the successful candidate should have: Strong project management skills including project planning, issue, risk and change management essential - PRINCE 2 qualification is desired. Demonstrated experience of delivering projects to budget, on time, and with the requisite level of quality Strong communication skills with proven stakeholder management Experience of delivering transformation in CRM, Finance, Infrastructure and cloud technologies and systems (Microsoft NAV is a nice to have) Experience in delivery lifecycle processes such as CAB, TDA and testing (UAT) Experience in agile delivery and iterative development utilising onshore/offshore delivery teams and working with 3rd party partners. Experience in implementing Agile delivery across a business in a Waterfall mindset. About Us We are far from your average service provider. Our colleagues bring their brilliant selves to work every day and we create an environment where they can shine. We are a nice bunch. We don't do office politics or "that's not my job". We listen, support and take ownership. We have been proudly delivering valuable Payroll, HR and other support services across the UK education sector for over 20 years. Passionate about service, we're on a mission to revolutionise our colleague's and client's experience by employing brilliant people who are experts at what they do and smile whilst they are doing it. It's a great place to work because of the people we employ. Fun and professional, we want like-minded individuals who love to love their job (no 'mood hoovers' here thanks!) and want the Company to succeed. So, if our culture sounds like a good fit for you and you want to be part of our success story, then send us your details
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  • Job Reference: 705458788-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Citation Group
    The Citation Group
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent