IT Project Manager

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Information Technology
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

The Weybourne IT Team are currently looking for a Project Manager with Business Analyst experience to join their already established team.   

As IT Project Manager you will be required to work closely with Key Stakeholders to effectively identify and manage and deliver an interesting mix of IT projects across the wide range of sectors that comprise this business. You will be required to collect and clarify business requirements into documentation and design from which solutions are developed, and then be responsible for planning the project activities to ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and to scope. 

Established in 2013, Weybourne is the Dyson family office. Weybourne manages investments and provides financial and other professional support to the Family, their estates, and business interests. We currently have a team of around 55 employees, whose roles cover accountancy, financial control, tax and treasury, property and investment management, security, risk, and HR based in the both the UK and Singapore 

Accountabilities

Main Duties/Responsibilities:
• Ongoing communication with internal customers to fully understand requirements, scope and benefits and to keep them informed. 
• Production of detailed functional documentation for software development and testing teams. 
• Design of technical solution, considering opportunities and potential risks and identifying the processes and technology required. 
• Project evaluation for stakeholders including costs and risk/benefit analyses and an assessment of the impact of change. 
• Project management and delivery of projects and business change, supporting and co-ordinating project resources in making the recommended changes, including helping to resolve any issues. 
• Provide regular reporting to management committees and groups.   
• Investigation of common sources of issues and recommendations for improvement. 
• Lead investigations into business processes, functions, information flows and data structures. Define improvements whilst evaluating potential solutions based on the impact across the organisation. 
• Provide solutions to real business problems through influence, facilitation and communication. 
• Provide an interface between the customer and company technology, helping to articulate business problems in formal business and functional requirements. 
• Deliver at pace using various methodologies and principles. 
• Help to quality assure and test solutions and products. 
• Developing and maintaining positive working relationships across the company and other family office entities. 
• Commitment to developing yourself within your role – undergoing training where necessary.
• Proactively promoting and maintaining high standards work – taking initiative to resolve and/or draw attention to areas that don’t meet required standards or any issues that arise. 
• Conducting yourself in line with the Weybourne Values.
• Any other ad hoc duties.

Skills

Person specification / Core Competencies:
• Excellent written and verbal communication 
• Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical parties 
• Analytical problem-solving skills 
• Demonstrable working knowledge of IT Systems and Technology 
• Ability to facilitate and enable collaborative change discussions 
• An ability to translate complexity into simplicity 
• Ability to work in a team structure and to work autonomously 
• Ability to manage multiple projects across different business units and functions 
• Extensive experience across IT business analysis and project management  
• Experience using both Agile and Waterfall approaches to projects 
• Prince2 Foundation 
• Prince2 Practitioner Preferred 
• BCS Business Analysis Practice or equivalent 
• Professional manner.
• Confident communication skills, with the ability to interact with individuals from a range of backgrounds.
• Proactive and flexible approach to work.
• Willing to take responsibility and ownership for tasks.
• Strong sense of discretion, appreciating the confidentiality of the work. 
• Keen to suggest improvements to current ways of working.

Benefits

• 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
• Pension scheme
• Performance related bonus
• Life assurance
• Sport centre
• Free on-site parking
• Subsidised café and restaurants
• Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 05 September 2019