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        Project Delivery Managers

        Job number BT-PDM-LG

        Salary

        £39,951 - £54,129

        Sector

        Local Government

        Function

        IT & Digital

        Location

        London

        Job Type

        Permanent

        Allen Lane is delighted to be supporting the London Borough of Hounslow in the permanent appointment of two Project Delivery Managers into their Digital & IT Service.

        These roles are key in supporting them through their transformation journey to harness innovation and user centered design to improve the services on offer to the residents and businesses with the borough. Please note that this is a hybrid role and office attendance will be required 1 day per week.

        The role

        As a Project Delivery Manager you will:

        • Work as part of a team that manages the delivery of digital and IT projects and programmes.
        • Manage technical and business change projects from inception through to transition to service, ensuring that the solutions meet user needs.
        • Have a good understanding of the digital strategy and project portfolio and be able to articulate how the projects you are managing contribute to the overall vision.
        • Participate in gathering and analysing the user needs, business and functional requirements and take ownership of creating a business case and scope that defines the project to be delivered.
        • Ensure that every project considers non-functional requirements, including operability, security, performance, accessibility, usability, business continuity and disaster recovery.
        • Instigate appropriate project governance mechanisms and reporting at the outset of the project.
        • Plan, socialise and agree the project stages and tasks, including cost estimation and resource planning and ensure there is budgetary cover.
        • Manage the project implementation, including matrix management of a variety of resources and third parties and ensure there are measures in place to evidence that delivery meets agreed quality. What you’ll do (continued)
        • Ensure that risks, assumptions, issues, decisions and dependencies are tracked and managed, and that any likelihood of deviation from plan outside of agreed tolerance (including time, cost and quality) is raised with stakeholders and managed through project governance.

        Key skills required

        As a Project Delivery Manager you will have:

        • Experience leading a range of complex projects from inception to roll-out and transition into support
        • Excellent stakeholder management skills and you will be an expert at building strong relationships
        • The ability to lead multidisciplinary teams, working with internal colleagues as well as supplier resources
        • Excellent attention to detail, you can produce high quality documentation and you are experienced adapting your approach and style to the needs of the target audience.
        • The confidence in translating technical concepts into non-technical language and understanding what communication is required for internal and external stakeholders.

        What you get in return

        A salary between £39,951 – £54,129 plus a range of benefits including:

        • A minimum of 25 days annual leave, which can go up to 31 days, plus public and bank holidays.
        • Up to three days leave between Christmas and New Year. This is at the discretion of the council.
        • Generous, secure, and safe pension in the Local Government Pension Scheme – this is a tax approved, occupational pension scheme. Your contributions are based on a sliding scale according to your salary band.
        • Flexible working – including job share and part-time working options.
        • Central locations – the majority of our staff are based at Hounslow House, new purpose-built premises in the heart of Hounslow which is only a short walk away from the tube and overground stations.
        • Technology – to support you working remotely or in the community.
        • Learning and development – extensive in-house and external learning and development opportunities.
        • Staff wellbeing services – including access to Occupational Health, an Osteopath / Chiropractor and Employee Assistance Programme.

        To discuss your suitability, please contact Ben Tuckfield on 07921 336 686 or at bentuckfield@allenlane.co.uk

        If you are interested in other IT & Digital jobs within Local Government, please view our latest jobs.

        Recruiting for this role:

        Ben Tuckfield

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