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Project Manager – ICT

Job Description

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work for a Public Sector organisation who are seeking to appoint an IT Project Manager on a fixed term contract.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Review the various ICT systems currently in use within Ipswich Borough Council with a view to gaining efficiencies through software and process rationalisation and amalgamation.

  • The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Conduct interviews and fact-finding exercises with the current system administrators;

  • Generate business cases for any proposed changes;

  • Assist the ICT Operations manager in seeking board approval;

  • Project manage the implementation of any agreed changes;

  • Assist the relevant service areas through the change management process.

Knowledge / Experience:

  • Experience of working at a senior management level;

  • Ability to demonstrate skill in working in a corporate and political environment;

  • Working knowledge and awareness of local government issues, legislation and procedures;

  • Experience of successfully providing leadership to ICT, change management and other large scale corporate projects;

  • Significant experience of managing project scope (feasibility, timelines and budget) for multiple projects simultaneously using a recognised framework or methodology;

  • Demonstrable experience in gathering and interpreting technical or complex client requirements including the ability to be detail-oriented with an emphasis on accuracy and delivery of high quality projects;

  • Experience of managing organisational change and supporting people through behavioural, system and process change.

Personal Skills:

  • Excellent ICT skills, demonstrating significant degree of ICT and project literacy ideally developed through project delivery on complex, high profile projects;

  • Experience of leading and managing project team member activities across varying disciplines and locations with a strong commitment to fostering and promoting team-work;

  • Experience of managing stakeholder relationships within complex projects with the ability to manage and resolve conflict, meet challenging deadlines and delivering under pressure.

If you are interested in this post, please send a copy of your updated CV to Ben Cook on