Interim Ict Project Manager

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Interim Ict Project Manager
CHESTER
Interim Position

E Cheshire 5208763

Posted: 22nd June 2022 15:23
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  • Pay Rate:

    £21.48 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • CHESTER,

    CH1 1SE

What's involved with this role:

Interim Ict Project Manager 

Job Ref: 5208763 

To manage, develop and implement and maintain a range of information and communications technology (ICT) policies, processes, projects, products and services for the Council in accordance with the Corporate Plan and ICT investment strategy and delivery programme. To ensure delivery meets the requirements of the business and complies with appropriate professional technical and national standards   

Key Responsibilities: 

 

  • Define, manage, assess, estimate and document the execution of one or more complex projects or work streams in accordance with appropriate policies and processes, scrutinizing all activities against plan, providing regular and accurate financial and technical progress reports to senior managers, clients, users, suppliers and colleagues in order to deliver a quality product or service within agreed resources, timescales and other business constraints including budgets.  
  • Take professional responsibility for the full range of technical and supplier relationship management aspects of systems, products, services or infrastructure specification, capacity planning, strategic and operational design, policy and process definition, development, procurement, implementation, hand over and support in order to deliver effective business solutions that meet the needs of the clients and their users and comply with appropriate professional, technical and national standards.  
  • Lead, manage and motivate large project teams in a matrix management environment influencing, negotiating and providing technical advice and expertise to clients, external partners, contractors and colleagues, undertaking appraisals and taking responsibility for mentoring staff, in order to encourage the development of their skills and expertise, and to broaden and increase both business and technical knowledge to ensure that best practice and specialist skills are shared and effective relationships are built and maintained.  
  • Contribute to the development, understanding and support of a diverse range of strategies, standards and policies, including selection and tailoring of techniques and contributing to local working practices, by agreeing priorities, procuring resources and monitoring performance in support of the corporate, departmental, partnership and national objectives.  
  • Propose evaluate and make recommendations combining technical limitations and knowledge of the business with operational realities in order to provide practical and innovative technical and business solutions for new or improved: products, services, infrastructure, tools, methodologies, policies or standards.  
  • Plan, prepare and conduct meetings, workshops, training sessions and presentations for a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences of all levels, including senior management and members, in order to communicate and validate business requirements, standards compliance, negotiate and collaborate with other technical and business professionals in order to match business solutions, develop policies, define education and communication needs and spread business/technical knowledge.  
  • Manage and develop risk management strategies within the context of the work of the department and its partners to reflect the changing nature of ICT and ensure appropriate levels of business continuity for critical front line services, enabling the Authority to meet statutory and service obligations 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant field or an level of equivalent experience 
  • Developed knowledge of ICT tools, methods and, infrastructure, hardware and software 
  • A good understanding of technical architecture issues, technical solutions and forensic techniques 
  • Experience of implementing ongoing process improvement including establishing educational programmes to support initiatives 
  • Tendering and contract management experience, preferably within a Local Government setting 
  • Computer programming skills, with good attention to detail and high level of accuracy/stringency keyboard skills 
  • Ability to influence, educate and train in order to bring about business process and behavioural changes to improve organisational compliance to legislative and standards requirements 
  • Able to work effectively within broad guidelines, using discretion and initiative with minimal reference to senior officers 
  • Able to management projects, leading and motivating a mixed discipline team 

 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 

 

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 

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