IT Project Manager

  • Location

    London, United Kingdom

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  • Salary:

    Upto £60k

  • Contact:

    Trevor Jackson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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We are a G15 housing association with strong heritage and we want to help people make the most of their lives by providing good quality affordable homes, working with communities and promoting wellbeing.


    Purpose of Role

To  be  responsible  for  successful  delivery  of  IT  projects  and  enhancement  developments associated  with  Enterprise  business  solutions  within  the  organisation,  primarily  for  Finance services but also for Corporate Services as well.


This role manages, defines and agrees, the project delivery strategy, ensuring that affordable and  efficient  IT  solutions  are  implemented  as  a  business  enabler,  thereby  ensuring  that organisational objectives are met.



    Key Results

To monitor and review the internal and external environment to ensure compliance and best practice are adhered to.


To ensure the provision of  excellent  customer service and experience to all stakeholders, to maximise customer satisfaction.


To externally represent and promote Peabody effectively by creating a consistent, professional and positive image.


To gain a good understanding of the Finance and Corporate Services applications and solutions used by the organisation and how they support the business.


To  establish,  implement  and  manage  effective  working  arrangements  &  delivery  practices (primarily  Kanban  Agile  methodology)  within  the  Finance  &  Corporate  Enterprise  platforms delivery team, ensuring consistency of  working practices with other IT delivery  teams and to ensure a consistent level of service delivery in line with the Peabody business plan.


To manage delivery of an on-going portfolio of IT projects and enhancement developments to support the goals, objectives and business change agendas of the organisation.


To develop and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders, based on trust and partnership, to support delivery of projects and developments for internal customers.


To work with the IT Project Management Office (IT PMO), IT Service & Support, IT Business Solutions  &  Delivery,  Information  Security  &  Governance,  external  suppliers  and  the  wider business in the delivery of IT projects and enhancement developments.


To  produce  and  manage  a  consolidated  plan  for  a  portfolio  of  projects  and  development enhancements  on  behalf  of/working  with  IT  Business  Partners,  IT  PMO,  internal  IT  delivery teams and business stakeholders.


To  take  responsibility  for  the  definition,  documentation  and  safe  execution  of  IT  projects, throughout all phases, identifying, assessing and managing risks to the success of the project

To be responsible for all associated project delivery documentation including highlight reports, PID’s, project plans, RAID logs and constraints.


To work collaboratively with team members and other teams sharing knowledge and information and supporting where necessary.


To appraise delivery and project outcomes in order to improve project management processes and achieve overall increased stakeholder satisfaction through best practice and lessons learnt.


To follow Peabody’s Health and Safety policies and procedures, ensuring as far as practicable, that activities are carried out under your control and in accordance with Peabody Health and Safety policies and procedures. You may be required to undertake specific Health and Safety roles such as Fire Warden or First Aider as part of your duties.



  Key Performance Indicators

Effective estimation of costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of IT projects to agreed terms of reference and to ensure that realistic and structured project and quality plans are prepared.


Project  deliverables  are  completed  within  planned  costs,  timescale  and  resource  budgets, ensuring  that  plans  are maintained  and  all  activities  and  costs  are  tracked  against  the plan, providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders, as appropriate.


Proactive  action  taken  where  projects  may  deviate  from  agreed  tolerances,  invoking   formal change control process where appropriate.


All  appropriate  project  documentation  is  developed,  reviewed  and  formally  signed  off  as appropriate (e.g. PID, project plans, RAID logs and constraints).


Projects are formally closed and subsequently reviewed, and that lessons learned are captured and embedded in the organisation.



Skills/experience required:


•   Proven skills, experience and knowledge in IT project management and delivering IT projects in both an Agile and Waterfall methodologies (e.g. Kanban, Scrum, Prince2, MSP, PMBoK).

•   Demonstrable management skills operating within a demanding IT project management role relating to IT business applications and associated IT infrastructure environments.

•   In depth documentation and delivery planning (incl. RAID, budgets, tracking and reporting).

•   Good knowledge of integration of multiple applications, including large scale data validation and migration and a good understanding of Finance and Housing business processes.

•   Delivery and results focused, with strong communication and interpersonal skills – customer focused,  collaborative  and  able  to  build  strong,  effective  working  relationships  with  key business and IT stakeholders at all levels in an organisation.

•   Strong written/oral communication, presentation negotiation and chairing/facilitating meeting skills, to manage stakeholders effectively and deliver required delivery quality outcomes.

•   Demonstrable  experience  working  with  IT  application/infrastructure  technical  teams  and business stakeholders subject matter experts to deliver required delivery outcomes.

•   Demonstrable experience in managing internal and external technology partners.

•   Knowledge of techniques and tools for the analysis, assessment and management of risk.

Ability to analyse complex problems in a structured manner whilst under pressure.


Qualifications required:


One or more of the following, combined with relevant practical experience:


•   Agile methods (Kanban and Scrum)

•   Prince2

•   PMBoK

•   MSP