IT Project Manager

South West
Devon, Exeter
Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Wastewater Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Waste Management Jobs, Waste to Energy Jobs, Energy Jobs
Job Category:
Administration/Clerical, IT/Software Development, Management, Project Management
Job Type:
Education Level:
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Salary Description:
£48,058 Per Annum up to + Benefits
Start Date:
Pennon Group
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Pennon Group is one of the largest environmental infrastructure groups in the UK comprising both Viridor and South West Water. At the top end of the FTSE 250, the Group has a workforce of around 5,000 people nationwide. Together, our aim is to build the most trusted environmental solutions company in the UK providing infrastructure and services that enhance our customers’ lives, protect the environment and deliver growth for our shareholders.
We have excellent opportunities for IT Project Managers to join our Group IT function, working in our Infrastructure, Applications and Programme Delivery teams. This role can be based from Taunton or Exeter.
The Role

The role of an IT Project Manager is to co-ordinate the delivery of technology enabled change according to best practice principles, by planning, executing, and closing projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants, in order to achieve the successful conclusion of projects according to plan. The Project Manager will define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.
Depending on the project, the Project Manager will adapt the delivery approach between linear and more collaborative/agile techniques. To achieve the desired business outcome, the successful candidate must ensure appropriate plans, communications, testing, training, implementation, and transition to support BAU are delivered. Delegating tasks and responsibilities appropriately to the project team, you are adept at identifying and resolving issues and conflicts with the project team, stakeholders, suppliers and other IT functions.
You will develop and deliver appropriate project documentation; including highlight reports, requirements documentation, design proposals, and presentations for stakeholder engagement.

The ideal IT Project Manager:

• Enthusiastic, positive, flexible approach to work, engages positively in change and driven to ensure required outcomes are delivered
• Ability to exercise initiative, think innovatively, use problem-solving skills and make well-judged recommendations
• Resilient with the ability to adapt to changing situations and reorganise tasks, people and priorities
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to influence change without direct authority through collaboration, diplomacy and persuasiveness
• Educated to degree level standard or able to demonstrate working to degree level
• PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner or Agile/ScrumMaster qualifications would be beneficial
• Experienced candidates will have extensive and broad-based IT and business experience, delivering diverse IT projects in a medium to large organisation alongside demonstrable experience of best practice tools and methodologies for business requirements capture and process analysis
• Full UK Driving Licence is essential

Rewards & Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our IT Project Manager, we can offer a competitive salary of up to £48,058 per annum plus a range of benefits, and working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment.
If you have the skills and experience to join our team as our IT Project Manager, click apply today.

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