Join us as a Project Manager within the Home Office
(Croydon, Full-time, Fully remote, 12 months)
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.
We are currently recruiting for interesting and exciting positions at the Home Office. The Home Office keeps the UK secure and prosperous; protects its citizens, residents and visitors and their property; and upholds rights, liberties and the rule of law. We lead on immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime and fire policy, counterterrorism and work to ensure visible, responsive and accountable policing in the UK.
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 Project Manager is to lead/manage the project and the project team. You will be responsible for driving and overseeing the project’s delivery to ensure objectives are clearly defined and achieved within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints. You will have a key role in project governance and working with stakeholders to ensure the agreed project outputs are delivered, /enabling benefits to be realised. As Project manager in NLEDP delivery forum you will be responsible for coordinating and producing plans across multiple delivery teams. You will report to the Head of Delivery.
Typical Role Responsibilities:
Drive and oversee the end-to-end Project Delivery to ensure that the objectives are clearly defined, monitored and achieved within the agreed time, cost, and quality constraints
Identifying, engaging with and managing the complex and varied project(s) stakeholder landscape across UK Law Enforcement Agencies Translating requirements into deliverables and using good judgement to determine where senior level support is required
Leading on project(s) performance and controls e.g. delivery objectives, project planning and performance and reporting using appropriate governance frameworks
Identifying and monitoring project risks, issues and interdependencies with related projects. Develop and implement timely mitigating actions / contingency plans, escalating where appropriate
Developing and managing project budget(s) and resourcing plans and tracking delivery
Implementing and managing effective and appropriate project processes and governance In line with the programme’s approach to change control and internal assurance boards.
Key Skills and Experience:
Project Management and Delivery experience
Working as part of a delivery team
Follow process and quality requirements
Technical/hands on experience is desirable
Experience dealing with suppliers
Team management skills
Dependency management experience desirable
Public sector experience desirable
JIRA and Confluence
We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.