Interim ICT Systems Project Manager

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Interim ICT Systems Project Manager
Interim Position

AHC RQ603663

Posted: 9th June 2022 17:23
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  • Pay Rate:

    £395.41 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim ICT Systems Project Manager 

Job Ref: RQ603663 


Enhanced DBS required for this role  

Based within the Design, Develop & Transition team of the council’s Information Technology & Digital service, the role provides project management skills and experience supporting the ongoing programme of business-driven technology change   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Managing the concurrent delivery of technology projects from a wide portfolio 
  • Managing external third-party ICT suppliers throughout the duration of the project lifecycle. 
  • Communicating effectively with project stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. 
  • Coordinating ICT technical pre-sales and procurement activities at project initiation. 
  • Transitioning the technical solution into operational support as part of project closure, and ensuring ‘lessons learned’ is performed and recorded.  
  • Prioritising, setting clear goals and targets, monitoring progress, and holding delivery team members to account.  
  • Using judgement and criteria to adapt previous approaches in the light of current circumstances. 
  • Making effective decisions in the absence of complete information to ensure work can move forward whilst mitigating risk. 
  • Ensuring ICT strategy is not compromised during project delivery unless agreed as an exception 

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

  • Be a qualified PRINCE2 Practitioner or equivalent relevant experience 
  • Good working knowledge of complex system architectures 
  • Sound commercial awareness in the context of managing ICT software suppliers 
  • Experienced in communicating to wide range of stakeholders, including use of good negotiation skills 
  • Substantial experience working in a large complex organisation within an ICT related field 
  • Have professional creditability and the ability to represent the ICT division effectively 
  • Ability to work independently (problem solving and decision making), but understanding when it is appropriate/necessary to seek senior direction 


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  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. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service. 
  5. 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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Interim ICT Systems Project Manager
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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