Senior IT Project Manager

Job Title: Senior IT Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Up to £600 per day + INSIDE IR35
Start Date: August 2022
Reference: BBBH30778_1657722378
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2022 15:26

Job Description

Senior IT Project Manager
£600 per day. Inside IR35
Start: Aug 2022
End: March 2023
Mix of work from home and working from either the London on Manchester office.

NICE are currently undertaking a number of IT projects to improve and modernise our infrastructure and user experience. This includes, but is not limited to, improvements to AV/VC, the implementation of a new service desk, improved WiFi at our offices, and the implementation of a digital workplace underpinned by M365.
NICE requires a Senior IT Project Manager to work with the existing infrastructure and operations team to bring planning and delivery experience across multiple areas of the portfolio and also provide capacity for the day-to-day delivery of some of the projects underway.
The key duties and deliverables for the role will be:

  • Create a portfolio plan of all IT projects underway at NICE and liaise with senior members of the DIT team to prioritise delivery of these for the organisation
  • Establish a process for the ongoing capture, triage and reporting of IT projects or tasks that come into the team and work with the DIT Head of Service Delivery Management to embed this into the wider DIT portfolio oversight reporting and mechanisms.
  • Work with the team and key stakeholders to understand resource requirements and inputs for projects, and map project plans including activities/deadlines against resource availability and constraints.
  • Ensure the successful delivery of IT project(s) and programmes on time and to the required budget and quality and performance standards
  • Effectively manage multiple IT project(s) concurrently in accordance with delivery priorities and available resources.
  • Produce and feed into project plans, project initiation documents, highlight reports and all other required documentation including risk and issue logs to ensure the delivery of agreed deliverables, milestones, and objectives.
  • Where applicable, manage project teams to support the delivery of the projects.
  • Support your department and/or team in a way which will contribute to its smooth and efficient operation.
  • Engage and manage relationships with a range of stakeholders across the organisation and third-party providers as necessary to support projects

Essential skills and experience required

  1. Qualifications: PRINCE 2 or equivalent such as SCRUM, Agile, Six Sigma (preferably black belt).
  2. Have significant proven experience of active management and hands on delivery of complex IT projects within an organisation with multiple senior stakeholders.
  3. A good communicator who can proactively follow up with people effectively, escalate issues appropriately and hold people to account whilst maintaining good working relationships.
  4. Have significant experience of managing a portfolio of IT related projects in conjunction with other project managers, including personal management of more than one project within this portfolio at any given time.
  5. Experience in the establishment of processes to support project and BAU queries and issue resolution across a multi-disciplinary team

Desirable Skills

  1. Knowledge and experience of procuring IT assets
  2. Desirable qualifications include IT networks, ITIL, cyber security
  3. Ability to undertake training and awareness sessions for staff related to IT
  4. Experience of working in the public sector

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