Chingford, Greater London
£40,000 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

I am currently recruiting a Project Manager for my charity client to help them to deliver digital and technology projects that enable them to become digital first

This is an opportunity to lead a variety of digital and technology projects that are part of our strategic transformation programme. You will blend solid project management and delivery skills, with service design, digital innovation and change management. You will have a strong interest in digital, technology and user centric design and development.

You will know your SaaS from your IaaS, have your head in Cloud technologies and will be able to navigate your way around Teams, Jira, SharePoint and Aha.

We’re looking for someone with solid experience in delivering digital and technology projects, who puts the user at the heart of the product and can bring diverse stakeholders together to work towards a common goal which will deliver fundamental change in our movement.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead and facilitate the scoping, design and delivery of digital and technology projects, prioritised using a user centric risk-based approach
  • Agree project objectives, benefits and plans for delivering these with your project stakeholders
  • Define project tasks and manage resource requirements accordingly
  • Lead on the creation, ownership and maintenance of project appropriate documentation, (in line with the Scouts P3M Framework), for example; o programme definition documents for programmes o project initiation documents for operational projects o user stories for Agile based projects
  • Budgets, Risk Registers, RACI and RAID Logs
  • Develop and manage project schedules and progress updates
  • Secure adequate resource allocation for projects from line managers
  • Support Senior Responsible Owners and Sponsors with governance of programmes and projects
  • Manage project budgets, reviewing/costing the procurement of software and hardware from suppliers against budget available
  • Provide direction and support to project teams including external suppliers
  • Manage effective stakeholder engagement and communications
  • Manage quality assurance
  • Continuously monitor and produce the required documentation on progress, risks and issues

Person Specification Experience

  • Experience of successfully managing and monitoring small to medium-scale digital and technology projects through all stages of their life cycle applying appropriate change, risk and quality management methodologies
  • Experience of successfully managing the procurement/design/development or integration of a technology system Experience of working as part of an agile delivery or a product team in a matrixed organisation or working in an ITIL environment
  • Experience of leading and motivating multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Experience of working for a not-for-profit organisation (desirable)
  • Experience of project and business governance platforms, for example, GDPR, PCI DSS, ISO27001 (desirable)
  • IT operational experience such as Support/Infrastructure/IT Procurement/ IT Project Management (desirable) Skills, Abilities & Knowledge
  • Ability to apply project / programme management disciplines in a flexible manner appropriate to complex change programmes and projects 
Refreshed on: 06 February 2021
Closed date: 21 February 2021
Job ref: GT/PM
Tags: IT