Project Manager

15 Apr 2019
21 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Becoming a Project Manager with Capita Central Government Services:

Great opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to support the Transition activities in Southampton. This is a 3 months contract is preparing to hand back services to the council Project Manager and is required to support the BAU team in pulling together and delivering a transition plan.

What you will do:

  • Define, deliver and support plans for the transition of Capita Services to Southampton City Council

  • Co-ordinate resources effectively to meet the needs of the transition project whilst recognising service delivery obligations

  • Understand and can specify requirements for contract renewal

  • Keep a positive relationship with clients, manage finances, meet deadlines, lead a virtual team, stay organised and manage conflict

  • To be able to pull on previous experience of managing projects

  • To produce documentation to support IT processes

Your experience will include:

  • IT Service Delivery Manager skills with exceptional organisational skills and project management capability
  • Experienced in co-ordinating resources effectively to meet the needs of the transition project whilst recognising service delivery obligations
  • Experience of specifying requirements for contract renewal
  • A working understanding of ITL Service Management
  • Proven experience of delivering a mix projects to time, cost & quality
  • Proven experience of stakeholder management - suppliers & customers

About Capita Central Government Services

Capita has been a trusted partner of many central government departments and agencies for 30 years. We've delivered innovative and efficient ways of working that have helped the government to cut costs while improving the quality of service to the public. We offer flexible and bespoke service delivery arrangements to meet the challenges involved in transforming public services and to secure specific policy outcomes within budget. We also look to design solutions in ways that meet government's wider policy objectives such as increasing transparency, digital service access, opportunities for SMEs, workforce skills and economic growth.

What's in it for you?

This contract is offering a competitive day rate. At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do. We also understand what it is like to work as a Contractor and so do everything we can to make it a simple process for you - this includes a dedicated On-Boarding and Extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal allowing you to submit your timesheets wherever you are. You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country and, of course, there are plenty of opportunities available throughout Capita that we're always open to discussing with you.

What we hope you will do next

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