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Junior IT Programme Manager

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168003

NRG are proud to be representing a global enterprise client in recruiting for a rare and exciting opportunity.

We are looking to recruit a Junior IT Programme Manager to work within a well-established IT/Financial Services function and take a major step-up in their career towards technical leadership and project management.

As you spend more time within the team you will take on new challenges such as portfolio management and leading a small team of developers.

This role is ideal for someone with existing experience in project management (agile/scrum) and technical experience within application management or software development.

Working with a globally recongnised brand you can expect exceptional career prospects in addition to an excellent benefits package.

Overall Responsibilities;

  • Be responsible for the Smart automation development for Global Tax & European Tax portfolio

  • Define, manage and set the direction for the annual portfolio including budget & value creation as well as maintaining and updating

  • Connect with Global Tax and define the portfolio for non-discretionary projects for Europe

  • Coordinate execution with Operations and business partners

  • Lead a small team of IT developers


We’re looking for;

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an IT related subject

  • Professional experience in IT - With preference for application management or software development

  • A good understanding of IT project management (eg. Waterfall, Agile, Scrum) and IT application management

  • IT technical background with experience in software configuration

  • SAP knowledge Experience – S4 HANA experience would be hugely advantageous

  • Experience with automation development tools: Knime, Bluprism is a plus