Client- Facing IT Project Manager

Client- Facing IT Project Manager

Job Title: Client- Facing IT Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northern Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Monday 30 November 2020
Reference: 134359_1600355667
Contact Name: Musa Konteh
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 17, 2020 16:14

Job Description

Client- Facing IT Project Manager - 24 Months contract - Northern Ireland + Remote - OUTSIDE IR35


  • Experienced Client Facing Project Management Services, to procure and implement a replacement Teacher Registration and Regulation Database solution. The work required will take place in 2 stages:
  • Management of the Procurement Stage
  • Management of the implementation stage post award including the migration/transition of the system from current supplier as appropriate.

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience and proven understanding of project management principles and methodologies, governance and controls, of the application of Prince 2 or equivalent, including scope & deliverable management;

  • Experience of liaising with technical supply partners delivering through an Agile or other project methodology;

  • Experience of business process mapping; drafting SoRs; ITT documentation preparation and tender processes; co-ordination of systems testing processes; supporting operational readiness activities including training, and cut-over planning;

  • Evidence of working as a hybrid across business and IT, confidently representing the business interests to all multi-disciplined external suppliers and dependent work-streams

  • Evidence of strong stakeholder management skills, with the confidence to challenge supportively and effectively where appropriate

  • Experience of developing and maintaining project schedules in Microsoft Project or other project management software

  • Evidence of knowledge and experience of the issues around working with sensitive data

  • Excellent time management skills with proven ability to manage projects effectively

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with experience in producing and delivering quality presentations to both internal and external customer

*NOTE*: During this COVID-19 pandemic, currently all staff work from home. This role will be similarly affected.

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