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Interim Project Manager – IT Full Time

at Triumph Consultants Ltd London in London (Published at 27-07-2021)

What's involved with this role:

Lead the delivery of corporate, strategic and service-based IT projects and initiatives across all service directorates ensuring that projects produce a result capable of delivering the business benefits as specified in the business case. Lead programmes of interrelated projects from the IT Programme as required. Key Responsibilities:
  • Translate stated business requirements into effective and sustainable IT solutions.

  • Manage all stages of a project from contract/proposal initiation including 3rd party solution evaluation, to final operational stage as required.

  • Manage the delivery of the project?s required products using the Change and Release Management processes to ensure effective transition to the operational environment.

  • Manage the expectations of all project stakeholders.

  • Work with appropriate IT staff to deliver future-proof technical solutions and an integrated infrastructure for Council services, in line with the technical architecture road map.

  • Define, document and execute small projects, actively participating in all project phases and producing relevant reports, plans and schedules as required.

  • Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.

  • Prepares Exception reports with team members and with the Project Assurance role if required. Prepares Highlight reports and End Stage reports for the relevant Project Board.

  • Estimate and monitor costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project(s) to agreed terms of reference and takes action when these deviate from agreed tolerances.

  • Prepare and maintain realistic project and quality plans and track all activities against the plans, providing regular and accurate reports to senior management, and customer and user management as appropriate.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

?Essential Requirements? ? Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:
  • Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.

  • Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.

  • Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.

  • PRINCE2 Practitioner

  • Knowledge & Experience:
    • Extensive knowledge of project management tools and techniques

    • Knowledge of PRINCE 2 project management methodologies

    • Demonstrable experience of the successful management of projects, delivering to time, cost and quality

    • Experience of the design and management of projects to achieve budget savings or income generation target.

  • Skills & Abilities:
    • Clear verbal and written communication skills to write reports and project documentation for a range of audiences

    • Ability to plan, deliver and monitor projects of work, in line with agreed timescales and outputs; ability to contribute to cross-service/agency projects.

    • Ability to bring creative solutions to problems.

    • Ability to develop effective partnerships within the council, with the private sector and other external agencies - both statutory and voluntary.

    • Able to establish positive working relationships, and work closely with elected Members, chief officers, external agencies, community groups and individuals.

  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:
  • Any local authority/public sector experience

  • Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for

ALD If you would prefer to send a CV straight to us rather than by way of an on-line application, you are very welcome to do so via [email protected] but please quote both the job reference and job title exactly as they appear below:

Job Ref: Tower Hamlets RQ436294

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent. Please do try to resist contacting us with requests for progress updates. We really do read every CV sent to us. All applications will be acknowledged by a human, not a robot, provided the job remains live and provided your CV meets the ?Essential Requirements? listed. Please note that we do our level best to take down ads as soon as roles have been filled. We are not in the business of harvesting CVs. Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary.

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