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2020-11-02 14:13:151970-01-01 AJP Recruitment
Job Type Temp/Contract
Location Sunderland
Area Tyne and Wear, England Tyne and Wear England Sunderland
Sector Engineering
Salary £21.19 - 21.19 per hour
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref AJP11403


Project Manager



To lead key technical IT projects within the Smart Cities Programme to provide next generation digital infrastructure and enable a series of transformational digital and data driven solutions and use cases.  


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading and managing specific technical IT projects within the Smart Cities Programme, a large and complex corporate and city-wide level programme of work

  • Responsible for planning, leading and delivering technical IT projects, organising project teams consisting of internal staff members, partners and contractors to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering specific projects that provide exceptional business value. 

  • To manage and deliver several concurrent, high visibility pieces of work, all of a technical IT nature using established programme management and agile methods in a fast-paced environment that will cross multiple business divisions, external and partner organisations.

  • To ensure standards are adhered to and follow the established structures, processes and tools to optimise the efficiency of project delivery. 

  • To use a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach.

  • To ensure the delivery of projects on time and within specified budgets ensuring benefits are tracked and realised. 


  • A high level of knowledge of delivering technical IT projects with a focus on digital connectivity. 

  • A proven track record of successfully delivering large scale and complex programmes including 5+ years of experience as a Technical Project Manager managing large, complex technical IT projects with multi-function teams with a focus on digital connectivity.

  • A high level of knowledge of both traditional project management principles and practices and Agile methodology and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a programme and business environment

  • Experience of overseeing multi-function project teams including both IT technical and business personnel

  • A good level of technical IT background to provide highly credible leadership to project teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues

  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools: Microsoft Planner, Visio, and all Office Tools

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business need with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence

  • Proven ability to lead projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met

    Skills/knowledge and Ability:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels.

  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view

  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building

  • Strong analytical, planning, and organisational skills with an ability to manage competing demands

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