Technical Project Manager

Recruiter
Capita
Location
Croydon (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£40,000 - £45,000/annum
Posted
27 Apr 2021
Closes
09 May 2021
Sector
Consultancy, IT
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About Capita

At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever – and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.

 

 

Why Join Home Office?

This role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great Departments of State. We are delivering significant transformation in order to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. New technology and the fast-evolving nature of the threats we face mean we must adapt, and adapt fast, and with the UK leaving the EU, the need for change is greater than ever.

 

Project Delivery Managers provide a key role delivering the Home Office Transformation Portfolio. It is large, complex and challenging and encompasses over 20 major and/or mission critical projects and programmes plus four business portfolios of change. There is a strong focus on agile, modular project delivery, supported by enterprise-wide portfolio management and you could find yourself working on a project for the UK’s critical national infrastructure through to a complex technology enabled business change programme.

 

 

The Role of a Technical Delivery Manager

Your role as Technical Delivery Manager is to manage the project and the project team. You will be responsible for driving and overseeing the project’s delivery to ensure objectives are clearly defined and achieved within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints. You will have a key role in project governance and working with stakeholders to ensure the agreed project outputs are delivered, /enabling benefits to be realised. This project is a Virtual Infrastructure hosting critical systems used by Policing bodies.

 

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Broad Project delivery experience, can be either technical and non-technical
  • Ability to manage and be responsible for multiple workstreams
  • Strong core Project Management skills across Planning, RAID, reporting etc
  • Technical background beneficial –
  • Infrastructure delivery across Physical and virtual environments
  • Significant experience in technically complex deliveries, working closely with engineering and other technical teams.
  • Largescale Project exposure
  • Strong and broad stakeholder collaboration and management, internal and external teams
  • Soft skills:
  • Honest, organised, and proactive 

 

 

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • SC clearance

 

 

 

Expected Qualifications and Professional Memberships include:

·        PRINCE2 (Practitioner)

·        Agile Project Management (Practitioner)

·        APM Qualification (Practitioner)

·        APM Registered Project Professional

 

 

Please note successful applicants will be expected to go through vetting and Security Clearance

 

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.