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Project Manager - G7 grade

Croydon, UK
Salary 55000 - 60000 SALARY
Closing date
1 May 2021
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Join us as a Project Manager within the Home Office ??? G7 Level

(Remote, London, Sheffield, Manchester, Croydon, Permanent)

*We are keen to hear from candidates who are seasoned Technical Project Managers, skilled in delivering Oracle to AWS Migration, who possess effective Stakeholder skills and can with all technical teams*

About Capita

At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever ??? and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.

Why Join Home Office?

This role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great Departments of State. We are delivering significant transformation in order to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. New technology and the fast-evolving nature of the threats we face mean we must adapt, and adapt fast, and with the UK leaving the EU, the need for change is greater than ever.

Project Managers provide a key role delivering the Home Office Transformation Portfolio. It is large, complex and challenging and encompasses over 20 major and/or mission critical projects and programmes plus four business portfolios of change. There is a strong focus on agile, modular project delivery, supported by enterprise-wide portfolio management and you could find yourself working on a project for the UK???s critical national infrastructure through to a complex technology enabled business change programme.

The Role of a Project Manager

Your role as a Project Manager is to take the lead in the management and delivery of service migration projects within the Programme, along with managing other technology preparatory workstreams and activities. The role holder will be expected to lead their delivery in collaboration with subject matter experts on the Programme and stakeholders across the function.

This role is to take on a project to migrate several services from our legacy Oracle platform and migrate them to our strategic AWS platform.

Essential Criteria:

??        Strong Project Manager with core processes especially planning

??        Experience of working in a complex data environment and with complex sets of business requirements

??        Running IT migration

o   Decommissioning and turning off legacy services once migrated

??        Ensuring existing business requirements and existing functionality are captured

??        Ensuring these requirements are either mapped to existing DSA products in AWS (preferred route) or to a new-build product

??        Understanding of Business Analysis and analytics

??        An understanding Oracle and AWS Technologies

??        Ability to engage with difficult Stakeholder and be able to effectively influence

??        Collaborate with BA???s, Data teams and Architects, security, platform, and cloud infrastructure teams

??        The ability ???in how to size things??? with the right planning

Expected Qualifications and Professional Memberships include:

??        PRINCE2 (Practitioner)

??        Agile Project Management (Practitioner)

??        APM Qualification (Practitioner)

??        APM Registered Project Professional

Please note successful applicants will be expected to go through vetting and Security Clearance

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.

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