Job description Posted 14 June 2022

Major Tasks and Activities:


  • Ensuring the implementation of structured project management processes to ensure the effective delivery of business value from IT projects;
  • Assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and escalating functional, quality and timeline issues appropriately;
  • Tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers;
  • Maintaining a full set of documentation as required by the IT Project Management Process for each project
  • Coordinating communication with all areas of the business that impact the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed;
  • Assisting the Portfolio Manager and Business Relationship Manager in partnering with senior management of the business community to identify and prioritise opportunities for business improvement;
  • Ensuring that through life support capabilities are key design considerations in all new business system solutions
  • Ensuring solution designs are compliant with the Babcock Standard Technology framework



Additional accountabilities:


  • Any other duties as deemed necessary to achieve department goals


Key Outputs/Deliverables


  • Projects delivered to time, cost & quality while tracking and recording any deviations
  • Projects completed in accordance with agreed designs, and to prescribed standards
  • Contribute to the maintenance of IT Project Management processes to enable precise reporting on all IT projects
  • Ensure that support requirements are built into project plans from inception and that systems are designed for production and support
  • Ensure all hardware acquired is compliant with the Babcock Standard Technology framework


  • Establish and maintain accurate documentation and plans for projects in accordance with the Project Management Process
  • Act as the focal point for all activities associated with the project



Person Specification


Qualification and Experience:


  • Experienced IT professional, focussed on being a part of a cost effective and efficient project delivery team
  • Minimum of five years’ demonstrable Project Management experience
  • Infrastructure Project Management desirable
  • Software application Project Management essential
  • Microsoft Project experience essential (and Project Server preferred)
  • PRINCE/APM or equivalent certification
  • Experience of managing 4/5 projects simultaneously


Technical & Specialist Knowledge


  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of implementing and delivering large projects in complex environments within Budget and Timescales using structured Project Methodology
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of current IT technology
  • Infrastructure project management experience desirable:
    • Network installation
    • Server infrastructure
    • CISCO
    • Citrix
    • VOIP
  • Software application Project Management experience essential:
    • Certified Scrum Master, AgilePM certified or equivalent
    • Experience of Agile
    • TFS (Team Foundation Server) experience desirable as PM will be expected to manage development work in TFS
    • Awareness of the ALM (Applications Lifecycle Management) process
    • Experience of managing both in-house application delivery teams as well as third parties
  • Microsoft Project power user
  • Experience of Microsoft Project Server would be advantageous

Key Behavioural Competencies


  • A leader, able to work collaboratively with others in the department and across the Group
  • Capable of working on own initiative with self-management of work loads
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ownership skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to share knowledge with team members
  • Comfortable working across a multi disciplined environment
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Flexible, can do attitude



Travel Requirements


  • Travel will be required with some overnight stays away from home


Security Criteria Required


  • SC clearable