Project Manager

Recruiter
The National Fostering Agency
Location
Farnworth
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager When registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed. If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you! We’re looking for a Project Manager to join our busy IT Team in Bolton to successfully plan and deliver multiple projects across the NFA Group. The individual will be responsible for driving the successful delivery of projects to agreed time, cost and quality standards across our multi-site business. About the Group The National Fostering Agency (NFA) Group is the largest independent provider of high-quality foster care, special needs education and residential care. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning. About the Role The IT Project Manager will work with operational colleagues in the creation of business cases for projects, and develop detailed project plans to monitor and track progress. For each project you will bring your ideas and experience to help shape the scope, schedule and budget and then relentlessly drive ; You will work closely with IT colleagues, staff from across our businesses and a range of IT suppliers to establish virtual project teams that collaborate effectively in the delivery of project objectives. . You will keep up to date with latest project management tools, trends and best practice to continually improve the approach to the delivery of projects here at the NFA Group. Reporting to the IT Director, you will need a flexible approach to developing ideas and solutions using the most appropriate tools for the job. Equally critical will be the ability to create strong project teams from staff distributed across the country, all of whom will have other commitments. What might you be working on The NFA Group includes a number of distinct fostering agencies, each using one of two different administrative ; One of the first projects to be delivered will be the consolidation of those fostering agencies on to just one of those administrative systems. Who we are looking for The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or have an equivalent IT qualification. A strong track record of successfully delivering IT projects across a multi-site business is essential. You should have the ability to prioritise and multi task in a fast paced working environment with excellent organisational skills. The successful candidate will be a great communicator to build relationships with stakeholders including NFA colleagues and third party suppliers. Why work for us Private health care Dental Cover Holidays starting at 25 days per annum Pension If this sounds like your dream job and you meet all the requirements we’re looking for we want to hear from you. Applications are invited online through the National Fostering Agency careers website We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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