Project/Delivery Manager

By June 25, 2024 No Comments
Job Category: Temporary
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bristol

Positive Employment is currently recruiting for a Project/Delivery Manager for our client a local government organisation based in Bristol.

The successful candidate will initially be managing a project to replace the hybrid technology and audio-visual equipment in the organisation.

This contract will be approx 1 year in length. The role is hybrid working with presence required in the office 1 day a week.

Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Manage the successful delivery of one more complex technical IT implementations on time, to budget and quality, through appropriate adherence to the organisation’s technical and architectural standards, reporting to the Head of Digital Strategy & Transformation and ultimately bringing the implementation(s) to successful completion.
  • Manage the budgets allocated to their technical implementations, in accordance with the organisation’s financial procedures and regulations; managing actual and forecast expenditure to within agreed tolerances and reporting variances to the Head of Digital Strategy & Transformation as necessary.
  • Prior to the commencement of a technical implementation, lead the business in exploring options, fully costing these, identifying the optimum technically feasible solution, and defining realistic and measurable benefits to support informed decision making.
  • Build, maintain and execute a fully integrated, realistic and deliverable end to end technical implementation plan, identifying key milestones, dependencies, resource requirements, critical path and associated assumptions, in line with any overarching departmental plans (as applicable).
  • Work with the technical teams to support and enable delivery, utilising departmental management processes and business decision-making bodies as appropriate.
  • Work with the Change Manager to ensure all change requests follow the change process, establishing their potential consequences, assessing against pre-agreed tolerances and putting forward change requests for approval by the Head of Digital Strategy & Transformation, where appropriate.
  • Successfully manage risks and issues through effective analysis, mitigation and contingency planning, ensuring the risks are reviewed and shared with relevant colleagues – in accordance with the corporate Risk Policy.

Personal Requirements:

  • Experience in an IT Delivery Lead (or equivalent) role within a change environment with detailed knowledge of principles, methods, techniques & tools associated with the implementation of complex technical solutions and how to apply them to best effect and measurable benefit.
  • Specific experience hybrid technology and audio-visual equipment (Desirable).
  • Local government experience (Desirable).
  • Evidence of effective risk and issue management within a technical system implementation context.
  • Demonstrable skills in the application of effective tools and techniques to plan, sequence and dependency manage – and using these to effect when things don’t go to plan.

Working Hours: 09:00am – 17:00pm,  Monday – Friday

Pay: £500.00 per day

Please note this role is within the scope of IR35.

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