IT Project Manager

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Contract/Temp

Job Description :
Delivering to the business
In this role you will be helping deliver IT related projects, specifically the delivery of service support solutions. Working alongside the Information Technology Service Management team, the major focus is on the implementation and improvement of the IT Services we provide within our global engineering, management and development consultancy.

Improving Delivery of IT Services
From the outset you will work with the team to clearly define deliverables and resource requirements. Produce project plans and associated documentation and communicate project status effectively. Ultimately, managing projects from business case through to conception.

Day to day activities will involve controlling, scheduling and updating of project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools, ensuring projects remain within scope, time and budget, whilst continually tracking and ensuring deliverables are achieved.

Working with project teams to ensure early Identification, effective management and mitigation of project related issues and risks throughout the project lifecycle is key, as is the regular development and distribution of project progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, presentations, ensuring the project team and key stakeholders have their finger on the pulse.

Candidate Specification :
In an ever-evolving digital environment, it is important that we find someone who is customer focused, with good commercial experience in delivering IT projects.

You will need to have excellent communication, problem solving and time management skills, proven stakeholder management experience and be capable of dealing with shifting priorities, demands and timelines.
A good understanding of IT and business processes is required

If this sounds like you, we'd like to you have:
  • Competent project management skills, following business processes
  • A demonstrable history in end to end project delivery
  • An accreditation within Project Management such as Prince2
  • A strong familiarity with Microsoft products; Excel, MS Project, Office and Windows
  • Ability to think in a logical and structured way
  • An ability to work under your own initiative
  • A creative approach to problem solving, be intellectually curious and have the strength to challenge decisions
  • Strong communication and people skills, polished writing and confidence presenting
  • A self-starter mentality and be comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-changing environment
  • Be open minded, assertive, cooperative, strong sense of team, vision driven.
It would be even better if you also have:
  • Experience in the delivery of IT support services related projects
  • A degree or equivalent in Information Management or related discipline.

Job Profile :
This is a full time opportunity offered fixed term for 12 months, there is a likelihood this will be extended and the salary range budgeted for this role is between £40,000 to £45,000 per year.
The role can be based in any UK Mott MacDonald office with regular travel to the south (Croydon/Brighton).
Mott MacDonald's support services are the driving force behind our organisation enabling us to run efficiently and effectively. The team works collaboratively to offer specialist advice, best practice and technology to all areas of our business specifically designed for our global reach.

The application process
Read the information provided and if it sounds like the right role for you please apply online as soon as possible. Our online application process takes about 10 minutes and you'll need to upload your CV/resume. You have the option to upload a cover letter - to help explain why you're interested in applying for this role.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our organisation. We promote equal opportunities and have several initiatives to create an inclusive workplace culture; Our dedicated inclusive recruitment page provides more information on our efforts and recognitions.

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Flexible working
At Mott MacDonald, we support our staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility. We are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage.
We can offer:
  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Life insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & Interest free season ticket loans etc.