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IT Project Manager

Posted 22 February by Fortem Featured Ended

The Role

Due to our continued success here at Fortem, we are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced, proactive and innovative IT Project Manager to join the Business Systems team at our central branch in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

Reporting to the Project Delivery Lead you will work in conjunction with the clients, suppliers, the wider Business Solutions team and branches, to ensure all IT projects are delivered within budget, scope & cost, continually adding value to the Fortem business.

At Fortem we care passionately about developing talent, investing support and encouraging our people to reach their career goals, and this is a great opportunity to join a highly successful business.

The Project

You will take ownership of the initiation, delivery and closure of projects within the project governance process to budget, scope and cost expectations, and identify and shape future projects which add value to the Fortem business.

Most importantly, you will be joining a values based business with a true family ethos, with our people at the heart of everything that we do. Are you looking for a job? Or are you looking for an employer who will welcome you, support you, and encourage you to be the best you!

Essential and Desirable Criteria


Ability to meet deadlines

Excellent requirements gathering skills

Good range of general IT knowledge

Successful delivery of IT projects that have tangibly added value to a business

Ability to read and accurately interpret technical specifications and plans

Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

Full driving license

Degree qualified in IT or related discipline, or at least 5 years of relevant experience

Prince 2 Practitioner or equivalent experience /qualification


Operational/commercial experience within the maintenance/construction sector

Working within a matrix structure

Ability to think 'out of the box’ to come up with innovative solutions

Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)

Other requirements:

Flexible hours and travel in the UK

Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Personal Qualities

At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We are looking for people to join our team aligned to our values which are: loyal & united, honest & trustworthy, take responsibility, be proud, and listen & act. If you are passionate about what you deliver, and willing to go the extra mile then come and join our Fortem team, and become a great ambassador of our business.

Additional Information

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including company pension scheme, birthday leave, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, and many more!

*Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognise and reward your achievements.

About us

Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

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