Project Manager

The Nottingham Building Society
£40000 - £45000/annum
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Here at The Nottingham we have heavily invested into our IT systems and are amidst a key and exciting time with a large change agenda. As a result of our growth we have lots of exciting projects in the pipeline, and our Project Management team is growing! We have an impressive opportunity for a passionate and progressive Project Manager to join the team on a permanent basis.

This role will suit someone who has experience of managing small to medium sized IT projects. Our ideal candidate will have at least 3 years project management experience, split between working with both in-house development teams as well as third party product project providers.

We are looking for someone who is naturally inquisitive with an eye for improving existing processes; you will enjoy a high degree of autonomy and flexibility within your role to achieve this.

You will be responsible for the successful delivery of small to medium sized IT and business change projects for the Society from inception to handover including managing the resources, budget, quality and plans as well as project governance. In a nutshell: the remit is broad and our business is growing!

The key responsibilities of this role include -

* Managing a variety of end-to-end IT Projects, including: planning, estimating, managing change, risk and issue management, budget set-up and control, resource and quality management
* Identifying and implementing project systems, processes and schedules - actively driving continuous improvements
* Third party and Stakeholder engagement and managing communications across the Project teams and wider business
* Managing tender and procurement of contractors and third party services
* Identifying new software systems and services from external suppliers and negotiating contracts for purchase

You will be:

* An experienced Prince2 qualified (or equivalent) Project Manager with a successful track record in managing IT and business change projects
* Able to demonstrate previous experience in managing internal IT projects rather than just managing third party IT programmes
* A confident communicator; an ability to communicate to stakeholders at all levels and areas of the business clearly and effectively. You will also need to confident to push back on tricky stakeholders and third parties
* Able to demonstrate a solid understanding of the Software Delivery Life Cycle and the roles of Analysts, Developers, Testers, Security, Infrastructure, Support and Helpdesk.

We seek a logical thinker, a natural problem solver with an aptitude for translating business needs in to IT solutions. You will naturally have the desire to produce good quality, well documented and accurate work and able to perform in fast paced environment.

In return for your outstanding contribution to the business you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, and a generous benefits package (holidays, healthcare cashback, pension, performance bonus etc.) as well as the opportunity to learn and progress in your role.

Please note that if your application is successful with The Nottingham you will be required to undergo background checks. All offers of employment are conditional on receipt of 3 years references and a satisfactory Financial and criminal records check