IT Project Manager

Location Belfast, Northern Ireland
Discipline: Project Management
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Matthew Godfrey

Contact email: matthew@godfreynorth.com
Contact phone: 07525413563
Job ref: MG111
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 29 July 2021

​We are working with a Northern Ireland industry leader, based in Belfast, who are looking for a self-motivated, results driven IT Professional with a proven track record in delivering IT projects to join there All-Ireland business. The successful candidate must have a solid IT technical background, and will report to the Programme Management Office Senior Project Manager and will be responsible for delivering and implementing IT Projects for the Group.

Note - applicants must be resident in Northern Ireland (or plan to move to NI) or they will not be considered.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage multiple project deliveries from initiation through to implementation and project closure

  • Management of third party vendors against agreed work packages

  • Represent the projects/programmes and their objectives i

  • Assess and report status of all projects in an objective manner, maintaining project transparency and accurate status; keeping the PMO and stakeholders informed

  • Proactively identify, resolve, and escalate (as needed) projects/programme risks/issues to the PMO and stakeholders as needed

  • Proactively plan staffing and make dynamic adjustments to maximise resource efficiencies and achieve project results

  • Accountable for understanding business objectives and how the project delivers them; driving adjustments in the project to more effectively achieve desired business results

  • Be able to adapt and respond to changes both inside and outside the project

  • Be able to predict risk areas, design mitigation/contingency strategies and execute on these strategies to avoid issues

  • Be able to lead across a wide variety of project types

  • Liaise with internal customers to design functional enhancements and identify gaps

  • Manage and report project costs to the PMO and stakeholders as needed

  • Carry out any other duties that may reasonably be required from time to time 

Applicants must have the following:

  • Experience in delivery of IT software and infrastructure projects with the ability to work on

  • complex, multiple work streams or projects simultaneously

  • Experience in all phases of Software Development Lifecycle

  • Ability to coordinate and motivate project team members to deliver based on agreed milestones

  • Experience of preparing and submitting budget proposals, monitoring and reporting of financial information

  • Experience of managing third party suppliers

  • Experience of managing risks, actions, issues & dependencies and producing project status reports and project board reports

  • PRINCE2/PMP certification (or equivalent)