Technology Project Manager

London Colney, England, United Kingdom
£45,000 per annum
12 Mar 2019
06 Apr 2019
IT, Other
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Searcys are the longest-running independent catering company in Britain and continue to set the standards for excellence in hospitality. We manage bars, restaurants, hotels and events at venues across London in prestigious locations such as; the Barbican Centre, the Gherkin and St Paul’s Cathedral to name a few, in addition to venues located outside of London such as The Assembly Rooms and Pump Room in Bath and Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.

Paul Hope, Head Of Technology is looking to recruit a Technology Project Manager to the team. Reporting to the Head of Technology you will be part of a growing team responsible for delivering a range of Technologies across the company including new venue openings. Searcys are in a period of growth and require the skills of a proactive, energetic and experienced Technology Project Manager


The role will form an integral part of the Searcys Technology team in the delivery of a range of infrastructure and customer-facing technology projects and solutions

  • Defining project scopes, goals and deliverables that support the Searcys Technology roadmap in collaboration with suppliers, customers and stakeholders.
  • Developing required project plans and associated communications including documenting technical requirements and designs.
  • Communicating project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear manner.
  • Developing and delivering progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations.
  • Determining the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analysing results and troubleshooting problem areas.
  • Proactively managing changes in project scopes, identifying potential risks and devising contingency plans.
  • Assisting with documenting controls, processes and procedures where necessary. Taking a sense of pride and ownership in maintaining documentation, procedures and SLAs
  • Providing support to the Head Of Technology, Service Desk and Business Functions
  • Working with the wider Technology Teams and Business Development to research, review and recommend future innovations and solutions
  • Gaining knowledge of all business flows, the application architecture and the hardware configuration for supported applications
  • Ensuring timely delivery and management of key projects and new openings within SLA’s
  • Closing projects – including evaluating successes and challenges to enhance learning for future projects

The ideal candidate for this role will be able to demonstrate:

  • Technical expertise, drive and experience to rapidly learn our technology, processes and procedures
  • Approachable, proactive, confident individual and a self-starter with excellent organisational, time management and communication skills
  • Capable of communicating technical details, solutions and information to non-technical people
  • Demonstrate your ability to work calm when under pressure and enjoy working in a fast paced environment and maintain good humour
  • Passion for keeping up to date with and researching the latest Technologies
  • Hands on approach to your role and a desire to learn and progress in your career
  • Demonstrate a commitment to both internal and external customer service excellence to deliver against the Searcys service standards
  • Experience working across a multi-site environment
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in IT Project Management
  • Prince 2 qualified
  • ITIL

In return we offer a competitive salary of £45,000 per annum, 28 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), company pension scheme, 25% Searcys discount across venues, in house training and development opportunities plus many more!

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