IT Project Manager

Mott MacDonald

Location: Tyne and Wear

Job Type: Full time


The role is responsible for the end-to-end project management of IT projects, including:

  • Defining and tracking of project scope, budget, timeline, resources, quality and benefits
  • Project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, closure
  • Assignment of work packages to project resources and monitoring of deliverables
  • Effective communication with the project team, project board, IT team and business teams
  • Motivating project teams and ensuring work is delivered as per the plan
  • Working with technical and business teams to build the project charter, project plan, communication plan and other project assets
  • Following IT PMO and project delivery governance standards, ensuring that project documents are current and change control is followed
  • Monitoring the quality of deliverables and ensuring that they are in line with expected scope

Qualifications & Education

  • University degree or college diploma related to technology, project management, engineering or relevant industry experience
  • Project Management certification: Prince2 (Practitioner) or PMP
  • Scaled Agile, Scrum Alliance or other agile certification (desirable)
  • Other relevant professional IT Certifications (desirable)

Knowledge and Experience

  • Significant end-to-end project management experience
  • Experience managing projects and resources from different countries or having worked in a matrix environment Experience with productivity tools such as Microsoft Teams and Office 365
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once or to manage projects within a program, and able to manage projects using waterfall, agile and hybrid approaches
  • Good working knowledge of project management software such as MS Project, Planview Project Place, JIRA, DevOps or other
  • Previous experience working in a corporate IT team (desirable)

Personal Attributes

  • Leadership

Takes ownership, acts as a servant leader for teams and acts with integrity in all that they do

  • Problem Solving and Negotiation

Skilled at understanding risks and emerging issues and proposing solutions to reach desired outcomes

  • Communication

Listens actively, understands contextual information and is efficient in verbal and written communication, articulating messages clearly

  • Time Management and Organization

Manages priorities efficiently, ensuring effort spent on tasks is aligned with value and importance

  • Team Player

Empowers teams to deliver results, values collaboration and works out loud

  • Flexibility

Can navigate changing priorities and adapt to change


How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited - which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities - because we want you to thrive
  • Agile/flexible working - because life isn't 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies - for parents and care givers
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
  • The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

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