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Title:  Technology Project Manager

Location: 

Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR1 3ZQ

Department:  Information Systems/IT
Operation:  Sanctuary Group
Requisition Number:  179309

Sanctuary is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 13,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.

 

Technology Project Manager

 

Worcester based with a balance of home and office working

 

£44,062 - £46,381 per year

 

35 hours per week

 

We have an opportunity for a Technology Project Manager to join our Project Management team, based in Worcester.

 

As a Technology Project Manager you will coordinate, monitor and ensure cost effective and efficient delivery of projects to support Technology improvements, and efficiencies for the benefit of all customers. You will work with colleagues to solve problems and put in place an effective solution to ensure minimal disruption occurs. We are looking for a candidate with previous experience of managing projects and working in a Housing Association or similar regulated environment.

 

The role of Technology Project Manager will include:

  • Working with Technology support teams and business users to manage and deliver Technology improvement projects
  • Oversee and manage projects throughout the project lifecycle through the effective control and utilisation of resources (including budgets)
  • Supporting the delivery of solutions that meet customer needs and working with internal and external stakeholders to project manage the implementation of services and product improvements
  • Assisting with the delivery of new and the integration of existing Technology systems/applications, including effective appraisal of new technologies and their suitability
  • Support the provision of high quality management information to the Senior Technology Management Team on project progress and issues to support ongoing operational planning
  • Implement Technology project management processes to achieve project efficiencies and cost reductions

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Degree, management qualification or relevant professional qualification
  • Prince2 Practitioner level
  • Proven experience in working with others to deliver projects, including indirect reports and third party suppliers
  • Experience in developing solutions in line with business strategies, whilst meeting business and user needs
  • The ability to effectively manage projects using project planning tools
  • Recent experience of producing progress reports and management information, including making recommendations for changes needed to ensure delivery
  • Excellent communication skills, organisational, project management and planning skills
  • Occasional travel may be requirement of the role, therefore a full valid driving licence is essential

 

Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary employs more than 13,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service. 

 

Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • A pension scheme with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Role salary is £40,056 with an additional policy allowance of £4,005 per annum (rising to £42,165 with an additional policy allowance of £4,216 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

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Closing Date: 26 June 2022

 

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

 

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

 

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.


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