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IT Project Manager HCC13313

Job Details:

Salary Range: £32,752 - £36,862 per annum
Work location: The Castle, Winchester
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 27 August 2019
Interview date: w/c 09 September 2019

Advert Text:

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the IT Project and Programmes team for an IT Project Manager to lead on the delivery of critical projects supporting the council's transformation agenda.  The successful candidates will be working with multidisciplinary teams across a range of projects to transform the way we deliver our services to Hampshire Residents. 

As a Project Manager, you will ideally have experience in delivering IT solutions to a variety of customers; contributing to complex, high profile, time dependent projects to successful delivery. 

You have strong stakeholder management skills, building and maintaining trust and confidence from your Project Boards.

As an excellent communicator, you can demonstrate control of the project delivery through managing project tolerances, utilising project standards and tools to ensure clear governance. You drive high performance within your project team, successfully managing risk and issues, and maintaining control of the project.

You are comfortable speaking to both technical and business colleagues and able to understand and interpret complex IT issues for the relevant audience.  You are comfortable reporting to senior management / directors.

This is an exciting opportunity for both an experienced project manager or a junior project manager looking to develop into an established and varied role.

Hampshire County Council is a modern business delivering public services - recognised nationally as one of the highest performing local authorities and a major provider of services.  We offer continuous development as well as a generous benefits package including;

  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A minimum 25 days annual leave entitlement
  • Flexible working.
  • Interest free travel loans and discounts.
  • Employee Support Services.
  • Family friendly policies
Role Responsibilities:
  • Manage and successfully deliver projects, ensuring in line with agreed standards, providing fit for purpose solutions within time, quality and budget constraints.
  • Manage projects for a variety of customers and partners and often a range of projects concurrently
  • Identify any project risks that need escalating to IT Risk Board
  • Deliver project documentation and communications to a high standard
  • Provide expert information and advice on potential project approaches in response to customer/corporate requirements
  • Work with programme and portfolio managers, other project managers, technical leads and customers to ensure dependencies on other projects are identified and managed
  • Ensure projects reflect corporate strategic aims and priorities, deliver benefits and identify potential impacts for the organisation
  • Provide quality assurance and monitor performance of projects, providing reports to senior management/members as required
  • Carry out project reviews/health checks
Role Requirements:

•             Good standard of general education and/or formal industry recognised qualification or able to demonstrate achievement at that level

•             Experience of working in an IT environment

•             Some experience of successful delivery of projects

•             Excellent organisational skills

•             Effective communication skills at all levels, including oral, written, presentation and briefing others

•             Able to establish effective working relationships with people at all levels

•             Self-motivated and committed to on-going personal development.

•             To be able to work effectively, openly and supportively with a range of IT and non-IT colleagues of all levels

Working Conditions:
  • Display Screen Equipment user
  • Lone working
  • Use of own vehicle for work purposes
Contact details for an informal discussion:

Please contact Chris Hammond, Projects and Programmes Lead on 01962 845985


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Corporate Equalities Employment Policy:  In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to any for achieving equality of opportunity in its employment practices. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, disability, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, creed, sexuality, trade union activity or responsibility for dependants unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification (GOQ) applies. In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to which would have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. 

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