Interim ICT Systems Project Manager – Children’s Services

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Interim ICT Systems Project Manager - Children’s Services
Twickenham, London
Interim Position

ACH RQ603306

Posted: 9th June 2022 15:38
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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 month until further notice

  • Twickenham, London,

    TW1 3BW

What's involved with this role:

Interim ICT Systems Project Manager - Children’s Services

Reference no:  ACH RQ603306

Enhanced DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role

The purpose of the role is to undertake a full feasibility study into the transfer of a major shared services database (PARIS) into a new children’s services social care system as well as plans for transferring the data from health visitor, special educational needs and other associated services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Confirm and document the requirements for the replacement system.
  • Assess the impact of decommissioning the existing system.
  • Consider alternative systems and the scope of what is required assess potential approaches to data migration.
  • Understand the resources needed to deliver the project, including time and effort of key stakeholders such as children’s services, ICT and adult services employees.
  • Understand the full costs of implementation and post go live support and management.
  • Estimate the implementation timescales of the project from scoping to go live.
  • Capture risks and issues to predict challenges which could prevent the project from becoming a success.
  • Produce a report that can be used to make a management and business decisions.


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



  1. PRINCE2/Agile Practitioner.
  2. ITIL Foundation.
  3. Evidence of continuing professional development particularly with regards to remaining current with infrastructure and security technology and best practice.


Skills & Experience:

  1. A minimum of 5 yearsʼ experience of working as a technical ICT Project Manager or IT Systems Manager.
  2. Experience in using a structured project methodology eg PRINCE2, ITIL, Agile.
  3. Experienced at compiling realistic, large scale feasibility studies to enable effective management decision making.
  4. Experience of implementing major children’s databases, knowledge of Cloud, Infrastructure and Services and CyberSecurity.
  5. Experience in project documentation and change control.
  6. Experience in the estimation of costs and staff resources.
  7. Strong organisational abilities including time management, creative thinking, problem-solving and multitasking.
  8. Strong interest in digital solutions and technology and be able to understand technical concepts and communicate them to different audiences.
  9. Knowledge and understanding of legislation, statutory frameworks and policy affecting services for children, young people and families.
  10. Knowledge of services for children and families (including relevant national policy and legislation) in a local authority setting is also desirable.


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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 - Children’s Services
Client Category: UK Charity/NGO

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