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IT Project Manager

  • Job reference: DEIT413
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project/Programmes
Job description: My Client, a local authority in Hampshire, is currently looking for three IT Project Managers to work on an initial 3 month contract basis with extension possible.

You will manage and successfully deliver large and often complex IT solutions to fulfil organisational business requirements, in line with corporate and departmental IT strategy. The projects can cover IT infrastructure, deployments of new software and application enhancements to different departments, both locally and cloud based.


Working in a fast paced IT delivery organisation your main responsibilities will be to:

* Manage and successfully deliver projects, ensuring in line with agreed standards, providing fit for purpose solutions within time, quality and budget constraints
* Successfully manage project stakeholders and communications developing strong relations with the key stakeholders and project board members
* Demonstrate strong control of the project delivery, agreeing and managing projects tolerances, utilising project standards and tools to ensure clear governance and plans
* Manage projects for a variety of customers and partners and often a range of projects concurrently
* Manage any project risks, providing appropriate controls and escalation and contain issues to avoid escalation from key stakeholders.
* Work with programme and portfolio managers, other project managers, technical leads and customers to ensure dependencies on other projects are identified and managed
* Provide quality assurance and monitor performance of projects, providing reports to senior management/members as required
* PRINCE2 Practitioner (or equivalent)


The ideal candidate will also possess the following qualities:

* Integrity;
* Enthusiasm;
* Confidence - able to command authority naturally;
* The ability to ask good questions and listen to stakeholders - to care about excellent communication and build valuable relationships;
* Good negotiation skills with the ability to resolve conflicts by finding the win-win scenarios for everyone;
* Be cool under pressure and carry on getting things done;
* Ability to quickly understand the environment we're working in and become a part of the culture.
* A determination to achieve the best results;
* Have a positive outlook and look forward to going to work!


Useful information:-

* Working in the Winchester offices which is 5-10 minutes walk from the train station.
* The face to face interview will be with a Project Manager Team Lead


In the first instance, please send me your CV to be considered or alternatively, please contact Daniel Eccles on 01772 208958 for more information.

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