IT Project Manager
Salary: £35,394 - £43,260
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: South Manchester
Benefits: Competitive pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with service, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more.
Reporting to the IT Portfolio Manager, the IT Project Manager will work with the business to successfully deliver IT projects in line with the project methodology.
For your application to be successful, you will be qualified to minimum GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and Maths. You will also require a project management qualification, for example Prince 2/PMI – PMP. It would be preferred if you have a degree level education or equivalent, and although not essential, it would be desirable to be qualified to ITIL Foundation.
You’ll have the ability to use the full range of Microsoft office, as well as good written and verbal communication and high attention to detail. You have experienced in running projects with a Business Analyst or Process Improvement Analyst assigned, and possess the ability to complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner when working under pressure. You have good organisation skills, and the ability to time-mange workload, alongside the ability to form effective liaison with staff or other stake holders to give, or find information to resolve problems.
You are able to deliver a high standard of customer service, as well as the ability to manage, challenge and influence stakeholders at all levels to ensure the correct solutions are delivered. You have experience of a wide range of ICT solutions and techniques, and delivering and managing IT projects. You can quickly comprehend complex business process and people issues across the organisation, as well as the ability to write and present business cases to senior management including cost/benefit analysis.
About our company:
Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 24,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire.
Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs.
We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits, and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.
We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.
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