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IT Project Manager

Job Title: IT Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £40000 - £45000
Reference: 106822-34524936, 5AF
Job Published: February 06, 2021 18:35

Job Description

Job Description

You'll provide project management capability within the IT and Business Transformation portfolio across ProServ. This will include responsibility for the planning, management, coordination and financial control of projects, ensuring the appropriate governance is applied where necessary. The project lifecycle will be maintained at all stages to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and that agreed objectives are achieved. By overseeing projects, the role will confirm the desired results are achieved through utilising the most efficient resources and ensuring that the different interests involved are satisfied. You'll work closely with the projects team to ensure that the technology projects are aligned to business change. The role is predominantly based at home but may be required to work across Lincolnshire, Peterborough Hertfordshire. What you'll need to do the role: If you are an experienced IT Project Manager with a public sector background, then we want to hear from you! We do ask that as a minimum you have a good background in project management capabilities with evidence of excellent project and programme management knowledge, techniques and approaches. Ideally, you'll be qualified in project management and lastly you'll have proven ability to manage and deliver multiple project/programme work streams within budget and timeframe constraints. Experience of effectively applying business change is highly desirable. With a good understanding of commercial and risk acuity, you'll be easily identify with the business issues and able to proactively manage risks and commercial exposure and a broad understanding of business management principles. Why Serco? Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways. Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment. What we offer: We offer the opportunity to be a part of our special people-driven culture

  • where our diverse and caring workforce support not just each other but the wider community that relies on our services, plus;

  • Competitive salary & pension matched up to 6%

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the chance to buy more through our Annual Leave Purchase Scheme

  • Serco discounts which include cinema, Merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme, and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships;

  • We offer flexible/agile working environments

    We have a mandate to deliver brilliantly. If you think this role would suit you, working in an exciting and challenging environment with like-minded individuals, please apply now and upload a copy of your CV and covering letter. About Serco At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone. By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. We're a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

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Employer Description

Serco is one of the leading public sector providers of customer services. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality services, often supporting some of the most vulnerable people in our society - and by joining us at our Local Government Partnerships as a IT Project Manager you'll ensure that we continue to deliver this incredibly important work.