IT Project Manager

SMRS Balfour Beatty
Newcastle Upon Tyne
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a IT Project Manager to join our Enabling Functions team to work in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

What you'll be doing

As a IT Project Manager, you will:

* Plan, control and manage the delivery of a project(s) to meet the agreed business needs, acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality
* Ensure that all projects are appropriately planned as per guidance from the IT PMO Controls and Governance Models
* Define & monitor all aspects of finance within a project including; operational budgets, risks, overspends, forecasting and budgeting
* Support the definition, implementation and embedding of the IT PMO project management methodologies and governance frameworks
* Recognise the importance of the stakeholder through gaining feedback and using it as a basis for decision making

Who we're looking for

You will:

* Be an experienced Project Manager, IT Manager with significant demonstrable experience shaping and delivering a number of IT projects within a multi-divisional business
* Have an understanding of assigned business functional domain including business operating model, activities, data, process, and information requirements
* Have a strong understanding/recognised qualification relating to the disciplines of project management including best practice methodologies e.g. Prince 2 Practitioner, APMP, Scrum Master etc
* Have an understanding/recognised qualification of IT Service Management e.g. ITIL
* Exhibit authority and leadership, takes responsibility, is Independent and self-starting

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Balfour Beatty's Enabling Functions includes our centralised HR, IT, Procurement, Finance, Health & Safety, Sustainability and Comms teams. Together we support Balfour Beatty to deliver projects on behalf of our clients. We operate according to our Build to Last values of Lean, Expert, Trusted and Safe.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.
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