IT Project Manager (Junior/Mid-level)

North West


£28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + benefits


IT Project Manager, Junior PM, Prince 2, Infrastructure, Software development, Business Intelligence, BI, Scientific.

My client is a privately owned company with offices across the globe. They have been established for many years and have a 1st class reputation for looking after their staff and developing careers.

They are currently expanding in their IT department and are looking for a Junior to Mid-level IT Project Manager.

Ideally, with 1-3 years commercial IT project management experience you will have good knowledge of working on varied IT projects including, software development, infrastructure and maybe some BI (Business intelligence) project work.

If you have any experience of working within a scientific or pharmaceutical industry that would be a huge advantage but by no means essential

As an IT Project Manager, you will be part of a team that is responsible to ensure that IT projects are completed on time, that the project’s objectives are met, and that everyone involved in performing to the required standard.

Your responsibilities as a Junior IT Project Manager will include;

* Working with the PM team developing best practices for project-based work, ensuring standards are followed across all projects.
* Working with the PM team to Develop and maintain a project management framework to effectively manage and prioritise all IT projects throughout the entire project life cycle.
* Acting as project manager on multiple simultaneous projects and programmes (development, infrastructure based and implementation projects..
* Work with all areas of the department, including the Developers, Testers, Business Analysts and support teams, whilst remaining objective regarding their responsibilities.
* Collaborate with all project stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of projects.
* Ensuring project objectives are agreed with Business and IT stakeholders.
* Carrying out risk assessments.
* Working with IT line managers to identify and allocate appropriate resources to ensure projects are successful.
* Developing project/stage plans as required for each project and ensuring that they are shared with all members of the project team.
* Providing regular updates on project progress to all stakeholders.
* Perform post-project reviews and report to IT management.
* Providing high-level overviews (dashboards) for senior management.


* Assist Business Support with general support and implementation tasks where necessary.
* To undertake other duties of an appropriate nature in consultation with the Line Manager.

Ideally, with around 1-3 years experience in a similar IT Project Manager role you will have experience of the following;

* Experience of both software development and infrastructure projects
* Experience of BI (Business Intelligence) projects a bonus but not essential
* A Prince 2 or similar qualification

* Degree level education (preferably in a relevant field)
* Software Implementation
* Organisational ability
* Well developed interpersonal skills
* Numeracy skills
* Excellent communication skills
* Team-working skills
* Experience in managing projects
* Management and leadership skills
* Analytical ability

If you are interested in this IT Project Manager role please send your CV today. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered. Ascent People Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy.

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