Join us as an IT Project Manager with EDF Energy
(Gloucester, Full-time, Permanent)
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.
About EDF Energy
We want to bring affordable, low-carbon energy to everyone and to do that requires both sharp minds and smart ideas to help shape the UK’s energy future. With the development of a new nuclear power station on the horizon, our goal is to become the best and most trusted energy supplier for our customers, through a combination of trust, transparency and teamwork.
Responsible for managing the successful delivery of medium and / or moderately complex projects; or workstreams within major change programmes, within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost, to deliver specified customer requirements. Alternatively delivers several smaller, less complex, projects in parallel with each other.
To achieve this, the Project Manager must ensure that the management and support for each project is adequate. Project progress, budget, risks, issues, and variances must be monitored.
The Project Manager is responsible for the project producing a result that can achieve the benefits defined in the business case. Candidates should have previous Cloud based delivery experience, also experience of managing external partners/suppliers to achieve success.
Definition, documentation, and safe execution of medium, or moderately complex projects or
workstreams adhering to agreed methodologies and standards
Prepares and maintains realistic project and quality plans
Effectively estimates cost, timescales, and resource requirements for the successful delivery of the
project to the agreed scope
Monitors performance against plan and acts where these deviate from agreed tolerances
Provides reports to the Project Board and Senior Management as required
Provides effective leadership to the project team ensuring the team members are motivated and
developing their skills and experience
Allocation of tasks to team members and appraising individual performance against agreed objectives
Actively represents the project team, ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained with the business
Agree any delegation and use of Project Assurance roles required by the Project Board and / or Project/ Programme Manager
Manages risks, including the development of contingency plans
Liaison with the management team and/or Project Board to assure the overall direction and integrity of the project/business case / workstream
Management of external suppliers where appropriate
Ensures that the project is formally closed, and lessons learned are captured and actioned
Qualifications & Experience
Ability and experience of directing moderate projects / workstreams
Project Management experience of moderate projects / workstreams
Experience of PMO disciplines
Experience of delivery of in-house developments and third-party products
Working knowledge of project planning tools, e.g., Microsoft Project