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IT Project Manager

Posted 31 January by MaxAd Easy Apply Ended
IT Project Manager: Due to substantial new and sustained financial investment an experienced IT Project Manager is required to lead the successful implementation of several business-critical projects into the education sector for a cutting-edge ground transport management company.

This business critical, client facing role will require the Project Manager to work closely with schools, colleges and other relevant business sectors overseeing the successful delivery and implementation of a number of IT and software based projects including SchoolSafe and TripBooker. The ideal candidate will hold a formal project management qualification and have previous experience of working in a structured PMO environment.

Founded in 2011 this £10m turnover business has grown rapidly and has now established itself as the market leader in its sector. Join a fantastic team providing customers and business clients with group transport solutions across a broad and diverse range of sectors including Education, Corporate Events, Leisure and Travel.

*Responsible for the delivery of the SchoolSafe and TripBooker and other business critical projects across the business using a 'best-practice' project delivery approach
*Client facing role working closely with schools, colleges and other business sectors
*Provide expert knowledge, support, monitoring, progress and reporting on each project at regular, agreed intervals
*Track project benefit realisations and lessons learnt activities to feed into a programme of continuous improvement
*Embed the use of key metrics as part of the day-to-day project activities
*Monitor and report on project budgets across the business at stakeholder and sponsor level
*Forecast, track and report key project milestones and metrics to the Senior Leadership Team and Board of Directors

Skills & Experience:
*Experience in an IT Project Management role working as part of a PMO Function
*Recognised formal project management qualification (PMP/APMP/Prince2/P30 or equivalent) is desirable
*Ability to manage a range of project types and complex business initiatives and change programmes
*Good understanding of performance management frameworks and the tools needed to deliver business objectives
*Ability to juggle different projects/priorities and deliver high quality outcomes under pressure
*Capability to provide timely, accurate and relevant project and portfolio reporting as agreed
*Experience of resource planning against the prioritised portfolio of projects and ability to work with a flexible agenda when required

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced IT Project Manager to join a growing transport solutions provider with an ambitious, industry-challenging vision currently enjoying impressive and sustained growth. A competitive remuneration package, based on experience is on offer. Apply now!

Required skills

  • IT Project Manager

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