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ICT Implementation Project Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    IT & Tech

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ442029_1629466957

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

ICT Implementation Project Manager- Newham
£500/day

Control and manage discrete ICT projects using agreed methodologies.
2. Ensure that all plans, work packages and deliverables deliver the expected benefits.
3. Identify and manage implementation risks effectively, ensuring timely resolution and escalation, in line with agreed risk management standards.
4. Ensure that all ICT implementation deliverables are managed through the correct change management procedure.
5. Estimate and schedule ICT implementation resources using formal project management techniques and tools.
6. Assist on the procurement of ICT systems and supply contract negotiations as appropriate.
7. Create and maintain formal project management documentation for ICT implementation and report on a consistent basis to the project board.
8. Deliver appropriate ICT solutions and services to enable the strategic and business objectives of the Council in accordance with defined quality criteria.
9. Provide effective leadership to the project team, taking appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances. This will include resource planning of specialist or expert resources across projects.
10. Negotiate with the project board and other stakeholders to ensure successful ICT implementation outcomes.
11. Construct and agree the ICT implementation project budgets, and to monitor and manage the budgets on an ongoing basis reporting regularly (monthly, or as otherwise required) thereon.
12. Meet regularly with customers to discuss and review ICT implementation requirements and performance, ensuring that service standards and performance are agreed, documented and monitored in line with the ICT Strategy and council policies and procedures.
13. Assist in creating policies and processes to provide quality, flexible, responsive, seamless ICT services to the council and its partners.
14. Prepare and interpret financial reports and analysis, prepare business cases, tenders and options appraisals.
15. Lead by example and promote oneSource customer service culture.

Person Specification

* Knowledge of best practice IT standards and methods including project management and ICT implementation
* An understanding of Local Government.
* Awareness of information governance issues and legislation.
* An understanding of the political context and environment.
* Project and Programme management tools, methods and processes evidenced by professional development.

* Success in managing complex ICT project implementations.
* Successfully managed ICT implementation in a medium or large organisation with specific experience in risk management.
* A consistent track record as an effective team player.
* Experience of planning and reviewing the implementation of ICT using Prince 2 methodology.
* Experience of managing customer relationships
* Demonstrable experience and/ or understanding of the technical aspects of information and communications system technology operations and development in a corporate environment, including the exploitation of emergent technologies.
* Business Process re-engineering processes and tools.