Project Manager

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • 1 Abbey Wood Rd, ME19 4YT, West Malling View on Map
  • Post Date : February 28, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 27, 2023
  • Salary: $4,000,045,000.00 - $45,000.00
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  • Job ID 332053

Job Description

Commercial Services Group is recruiting for Project Manager on behalf of Cantium Business Solutions, which is part of Commercial Services Group.

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 per annum
Brand: Cantium Business Solutions
Location: Kings Hill

The Role
We have an exciting opportunity within Cantium for a Project Manager to join the team. The Project Manager will be dealing with small to medium-sized IT based projects and will take full responsibility for the definition, documentation and satisfactory completion of the projects also identifying, assessing and managing the risks. The post holder must have the ability to demonstrate commercial awareness and provide end-to-end financial accountability, including the provision of accurate appropriate and timely budget reporting and client charging.

If you’ve got experience in IT Project Management or currently in a Junior Project Management post and you're ready for the next step in your career it would be great to hear from you.

This role will require the successful candidate to work from our Kent based office 2 days per week so please consider this before making your application.

Key Duties

Ensure that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan, providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders, as appropriate. Monitor costs, timescales and resources used, and take action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensure that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria.

Manage the change control procedure and ensure that project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale and resource budgets, and are signed off. Gain agreement for revisions to the project(s) from project sponsors

Define the series and sequence of activities to bring stakeholders to the required level of commitment, prior to go-live.

Provide effective leadership to the project team ensuring that team members are motivated and developing their skills and experience. Take appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances. Actively represents the project team, ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business.

Effectively estimate costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the project(s) to agreed terms of reference.
What we need from you

Prince2 Foundation and /or APM foundation or relevant experience

Experience delivering projects to external customers

Experience in a directly relevant field

Proficient in the application and techniques for Programme and Project delivery

Knowledge of the functional structure of businesses and other organizations; their mission, objectives, strategies and critical success factors

Familiar with the business environment relating to own sphere of work (KCC and suppliers, customers and partners), in particular those aspects of the business which the team is to support

Proficient in theory, current practice and latest developments in the relevant field of computer science, telecommunications, software engineering or information systems

Acquiring understanding of the underlying issues in complex problems or situations by correctly relating these to simpler or better understood concepts, models or previous experiences
What Cantium can offer you

Minimum of 33 days holiday (inc. bank holidays)

Generous contributory pension scheme.

People focused culture with great communication and development opportunities.

A wide range of workplace wellbeing services.

Electric Car Scheme.

Employee shopping discount scheme.
Cantium Business Solutions is a back-office services provider established by Kent County Council. They partner with local government, education and private sectors to understand their business needs and challenges and provide tailored solutions. Their focus on insight and collaboration ensures that they remain connected to these organisations to enhance their key business priorities such as such as IT strategy and architecture, project management and fully managed IT services.

We recognise that work isn't just somewhere you go for a set number of hours. Work is something we do. “Cantium Working” is our vision of the behaviours and attitudes inherent in ‘agile’ working. As a business we are committed to providing a flexible approach to when, where and how our staff work. Cantium working enables you to work in the way which best balances personal and work life – helping you achieve a great work life balance