Digital Project Manager

West Yorkshire
From £36,936 to £39,918 per annum
31 Aug 2018
30 Sep 2018
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

West Yorkshire Police are looking to recruit two Digital Project Managers to join the new Digital Policing Directorate based in Wakefield.

As part of the newly formed Digital Innovation team, you will influence the future technological composition and direction of the organisation, by implementing innovative new technologies to drive efficiency and effectiveness in policing.

The scope of your responsibilities will include managing, controlling and coordinating the effective and efficient design, delivery and implementation of a wide range of Digital Policing related projects. 

This includes ensuring projects are managed professionally and effectively using appropriate project management techniques to ensure completion to agreed timescales, quality and budget, and managing internal customers and a wide range of professional and specialist supplier teams.

The ideal candidates we are looking for will already have a detailed knowledge of Project Management and substantive experience in technology project planning and control. They will also hold the Prince2 Practitioner qualification and have comprehensive up to date knowledge of Prince2 methodologies; or hold an equivalent Project Management qualification.

Furthermore, you will already have experience of using Microsoft Project or similar Project Management software, and possess a relevant degree or the equivalent experience.

You will also be able to demonstrate your significant experience of leading, developing, managing and co-ordinating major corporate technology projects, as well as your detailed knowledge, understanding and experience of technology change and delivery methodologies in a service orientated environment.

We are seeking candidates who are not only able to demonstrate their proven ability to lead, motivate and direct project teams comprising of internal stakeholders; professional support and external suppliers, but who can also evidence their experience of successfully influencing Senior Managers.

Similarly, we are seeking individuals who already have a proven ability to interpret business needs; technical requirements and system specifications into tender documentation, and can oversee implementation. 

Owing to the nature of this role you must be willing and able to travel for business purposes to be considered for this position.

The successful candidates will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

These posts are suitable for job share.

Closing Date: 30 September 2018 at 23:55 hours

Interviews will take place early October 2018.

This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed by clicking the apply link below.