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Company and Role Overview 

The Project Manager will oversee the implementation of technological and data-related changes across one or multiple projects or workstreams, as directed by the Programme Manager or Senior Project Manager. These initiatives typically have a value of around £10 million and a duration of up to 18 months. The Project Manager's primary responsibility is to ensure that these projects and workstreams meet the necessary standards of governance and control. This entails delivering them with the required level of quality, within the designated timeframe, and adhering to the allocated budget. Achieving these goals involves a strategic combination of internal resources and external contracts and frameworks. Additionally, the Project Manager is tasked with securing the necessary resource commitments from the technology and data delivery functions.

Main responsibilities 

  • Acting as a substitute for the Senior Project Manager or Programme Manager as needed
  • Cultivating productive relationships with coworkers, stakeholders, and suppliers on a daily basis
  • Collaborating with both internal and external suppliers to guarantee the fulfilment of delivery needs and escalating any issues when necessary
  • Ensuring that the project or workstreams meet the agreed-upon quality, timeline, and budget parameters set by the Programme Manager or Senior Project Manager


  • Demonstrated track record of personal accountability in effectively overseeing technology and data projects valued up to £10 million within large, intricate, and regulated organizations, this includes managing multiple interfaces and ensuring timely, budget-conscious, and high-quality delivery
  • Proven aptitude for clear and influential communication, both verbally and in writing, enabling effective engagement with stakeholders at all organizational levels and external parties, this encompasses adept negotiation skills and successful facilitation of collaborative decision-making processes
  • Proficiency in acknowledged project management methodologies such as APM and Prince 2
  • Broad understanding of pertinent national and international regulations concerning Government/Public Sector IT, including the Data Protection Act, EU Procurement Directives, IT security protocols, and the Freedom of Information Act

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