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IT and Business Project Manager

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 plus hybrid role and flexible working

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169272

Do you want to work on several exciting innovative projects across a global business?

Do you want to work for a company voted a Top 30 Employer in the UK for Working Families?

We’re working with a global law firm who are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their EMEA IT Project Team. You will be managing several exciting, high-profile projects and implementing a range of business and application initiatives.

 

This is a hybrid role and flexible working is available.


This is a fantastic opportunity to use your project management skills to organise, monitor and direct projects from their inception to the end.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery of large and complex projects to deliver IT-enabled business solutions, following the clients’ Framework

  • Direct the resources assigned to the Project Team

  • Plan, monitor and control the project with regards to time, cost, resources, and the quality of the end products

  • Agree roles and responsibilities for the project including the formation of an appropriate project governance structure

  • Prepare the project, the stage and if necessary exception plans in conjunction with the Project Team and agree them with the project sponsor and the Programme Management Office (PMO)

  • Follow the change control process for managing changes to time, cost and scope

  • Manage business and project risks, including the development of contingency plans

  • Take responsibility for overall progress and use of resources, and initiate corrective action where necessary

  • Preparation of RFI’s/RFP’s

  • Vendor engagement & coordination

 

Key skills and experience

  • Experience running large and complex projects to deliver IT-enabled business change and systems, in similar organisation(s) within professional services

  • Project management experience in one or more of the additional areas below would be beneficial:

    • PC build / upgrade / deployment

    • EUC (End-user computing solutions)

    • Office relocations and setup

  • Prince 2 Practitioner

  • Strong change management credentials


As a company, they
build long term relationships with clients and colleagues by being trustworthy, open and fair. They support work/life balance, as shown through the flexible/hybrid work options, and invest heavily in their staff.

If you’re interested in this role, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch!