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Housing Management System project manager

4Recruitment Services
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Contract / Freelance
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Project Manager Basildon

GBP32 an hour

Fixed term contract Full Time

Key Accountabilities

  • To be responsible for the successful delivery of the HMS project on time, budget and to quality standards. To monitor, report and review the management of the project.
  • To lead a medium sized procurement activity to ensure the correct product is purchased to meet the needs of the housing service.
  • To maintain a good working knowledge of housing services as applying to the project to ensure all relevant design questions are directly quickly to the relevant SME.
  • To carry out post implementation reviews, identifying further opportunities for benefits realisation.
  • Prepare detailed and realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and track activities, costs and resource usage against project schedules, providing regular reports to appropriate stakeholders and intervening to handle deviations from plan.
  • To liaise with service owners and senior management team to ensure that all elements of the project are understood and delivered in line with requirements and expectations and that they are communicated in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • To coordinate allocated resources (including Business Analysts and technical staff plus other services staff) to ensure clarity of expectations and tasks that need to be carried out.
  • To design and implement a rigorous training programme in conjunction with service subject matter experts and external contractors.
  • Ensure that this project is formally closed and, where appropriate, subsequently reviewed, and that lessons learned are recorded and socialised within the organisation.
  • To maintain relationships with external contractors ensuring that appropriate skills and support can be resourced as and when required within Basildon Council procedures.
  • To work with ICT Management to understand the best practice for future operating procedures and ensure that this is documented in project plans.
  • To drive continuous improvement with service leads to ensure that the service provided by the ICT Service is an exemplar service.
  • Produce business cases for consideration by ICT related boards obtaining information from within the Council and external suppliers.
  • Identify, record and manage risks associated with the work, which are likely to be complex with significant impact, across more than one functional area and/or on partners
  • Represent the ICT service and Basildon Council at internal and external meetings as required.
  • Must be able to continue duties outside normal operating hours as required to support the Head of ICT, Resilience and Information Governance areas of responsibility.

Undertake/commission ad hoc valuations as required. To find out more information please contact Mason at (url removed)

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.

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