IT Project Manager

Full Time- Fixed Term Contract - 12 months

Based at St. Albans campus but travel to other sites when required

We are seeking a talented and experienced IT Project Manager to join our IT Services team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in IT Project Management and be skilled in developing project documentation alongside managing individual project activities. You will work closely with key stakeholders to develop and implement the IT elements of business projects alongside managing individual IT projects.

Key Responsibilities:

• Act as the first point of contact for current and new IT related project queries.

• Lead IT projects, or the IT element of business projects, through requirements, scope, budgets and implementation plans including risk mitigation.

• Coordinate internal and external resource to ensure that projects are delivered successfully.

• Complete project reporting as required and regularly inform stakeholders of project statuses.

• Establish and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders.

• Establish and implement project management best practices across IT.

Skills and Experience:

• At least 3 years’ experience in an IT Project Management role.

• Evidence of the previous use of project management toolsets and an understanding of methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall etc.

• Formal project management qualification desirable - PMI, PRINCE2 etc.

• Able to prioritise work and assign work of high importance to relevant staff promptly.

• Good organisation skills.

• A self-starter with good problem solving and research skills.

• Good telephone and written (email) communication skills.

What we offer:

  • Generous Salary
  • Automatic entry into the Local Government pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave - 35 days pro rata plus 8 bank holidays!
  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsided onsite restaurant.
  • A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership
  • Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students

Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs as form of an application, when applying for a position please ensure you complete all the required fields on the application form attached and email to recruitment@oaklands.ac.uk