IT Project Manager

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - 1st Line Support/Helpdesk
  • Location
    Carlisle, Cumbria
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    DDD22ED
  • OrganizationType
    IT

IT Project Manager

My client is the world leader in metal packaging technology, and produces innovative packaging products for consumer marketing companies around the world.

We are looking for an IT Project Manager to work within the European Information Systems and Services department. This role will be based in Wantage, Oxfordshire or Botcherby, Carlisle.

The appointed candidate will be required to lead and assist a project team to deliver new services or changes to existing services. Changes and delivery of services includes rolling out new systems.

Changes are delivered through the ITIL framework and Prince 2 methodology, coordinated, when necessary, with the Application Services Support Team Leader. Occasionally, support to existing systems will be provided during peak support activities.

Key responsibilities:

1.Work with the businesses or with the Model and Service strategy team, as appropriate, to capture and deliver proposals for application services in line with Business strategy
2.Follow Prince 2 methodology from initiation to sign off and transition
3.Advise the Project Manager of any deviations from the plan and the solutions, recommend corrective actions, and help to prepare any appropriate Exception Plans
4.Handle communication and training/document packages
5.Coordinate tasks delivery with partners and outsourced teams
6.Analysis and resolution of incidents, changes and problems when appropriate
7.To act as a service owner as well as guide and assist service owners within the team
8.Meet governance requirements and comply with SOX and ISO/ITIL framework procedures
Job Requirements:

In order to succeed in this role you will be educated to degree level with ITIL Foundation level and a Prince 2 qualifications. You will have an IT background with experience working with a similar role.

It is important that the appointed candidate has familiarity with the ITIL service design, ITIL service transition and business analysis.
The successful candidate will have strong communication and project management skills with a flexible and self-motivated approach. You have a positive attitude and a determination to be guided and coached in order to succeed within the role.


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