IT Project Manager

London, UK
20 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Project Manager



Full Time

A bit about us

Bupa is one of the most well-known and respected healthcare businesses in the world, because what we do matters. From our contact centres to our care homes; health and dental centres to our state of the art hospitals across all four corners of the globe, every part of our operations are dedicated to our purpose of helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. We pride ourselves on working with brilliant people who put our customers at the heart of everything they do.

About the area you'll be working in

From Finance and IT, to Marketing and People (HR) our support functions are the backbone of our UK operations. We may not deal directly with our customers, but we play an absolutely vital role in making sure that our customer-facing teams get all the support they need to deliver the very best service.

What you'll be doing

You will deliver projects by carrying out a range of activities throughout the project lifecycle, this includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members (including vendors, contractors and consultants) in order to deliver projects according to plan. You will work with key stakeholders. You will also define the project's objectives while overseeing quality and governance throughout its lifecycle.

What's a typical day?

You will define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders. Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. You will also plan and schedule project activities using appropriate tools and track project milestones and deliverables. You will determine the frequency and content of checkpoint reports from the project team, analyse results, and troubleshoot problem areas. You will also develop best practices and tools for project execution and management and ensure that detailed requirements are fully documented and agreed with the stakeholders. You will estimate the resources required to achieve project goals. You will draft and submit Business Cases, Capital Expenditure Requests and Project Initiation Documents as required. In addition to this you will need to ensure that local procurement policy is adhered to and ensure an effective and appropriate project governance structure is in place.

Who we're looking for?

Essential attributes
  • Robust and in depth experience in IT Project Management
  • Experience of working on large scale project
  • Project Management Qualification - e.g. PRINCE 2, Agile etc.
  • Significant experience managing multiple business-facing projects within an IT environment
  • Experience proposing technology-based solutions to business problems
  • Financial management skills with the ability to create and manage project budgets
  • Analytical skills capable of engaging and persuading at Project Board level and above
  • Ability to 'translate' between business and IT to ensure mutual understanding
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external partners
  • Leadership and influencing skills

What's it like to work here?

As you'll already know, we want people to 'love working here', so much so that's it's at the top of our agenda and something you'll hear a lot about here at Bupa. We offer our people a great range of benefits, many of which are flexible and can be tailored to suit what's most important to you. We're a healthcare company so there's a huge focus on our people's health and wellbeing, supported by a healthy work-life balance and workplaces which are friendly, appealing spaces to support you to be at your best.

We're an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity and welcomes everyone - all talents and backgrounds. Bupa strives to make sure that every applicant is assessed solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

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