ICT Project Manager

Newcastle Building Society
Tyne and Wear
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Departmental Overview

Newcastle Building Society (NBS) is the biggest building society in the North East with more branches than any other society in the region. We are the eighth largest in the UK with assets in excess of £3.4 billion.

Newcastle Systems Management Ltd (NSML) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the NBS group providing systems development and on-going operational support to both the Building Society and more than 20 significant national and international household name external banking clients, with £15billion+ of assets under management via a 'white label’ service and ICT offering. We pride ourselves on our investment and track record in innovative technology solutions and professional ICT delivery approach. We support a number of business critical web based and mobile transactional applications allied to robust back-office platforms. We are looking for ICT professionals to join our award winning dynamic team as we plan our next phase of strategic improvement activities in support of the NBS group, to drive their business growth strategies. The systems that are supported have been developed and are operated to exacting professional standards to provide the necessary level of resilience and assurance demanded in the financial services sector.

Role Summary

Salary up to £45,000 plus benefits depending on experience.

The usual benefits of working in a professional ICT organization are provided, including: modern development tools, techniques and equipment, flexible working in a professional atmosphere where innovation and Continuing Professional Development is very actively encouraged. We offer a competitive salary and a company pension scheme. We are looking for dynamic individuals who can bring their passion, drive and experience to NSML to help us leverage the current advances in ICT delivery approaches, tools and techniques for business advantage.

We have a number of exciting and challenging ICT projects and changes to deliver this year, covering both hardware and software, in support of strategic objectives for NSML and our clients’ (internal NBS, NSSL and external clients). This role will be responsible for the planning and organisation of a range of complex activities, resources and services assigned to/required for a project, ownership of significant budgets, risk management and project deliverables and products.

Skills and Experience

We are looking for a strong ICT Project Manager to work in dynamic, collaborative teams, engaging closely with business users from across the NBS group. Proven experience of managing and delivering significant enterprise ICT projects (custom software development, infrastructure/services and process improvements) in a rigorous quality regime is required. A background in managing agile projects would be beneficial.