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About The Role

Morrison Utility Services' Intelligent Solutions division are responsible for IT, Innovation and Business Improvement Functions across our business and clients. Due to the success of the team we are looking to recruit an IT Project Manager

As the Project Manager you will report to Programme Manager and will be responsible for the delivery of multiple projects across the business. This could be anything from a complete project to update or replace a specific component of existing systems, through to the work-stream of a large business facing project.

For large projects, you will take responsibility for the end-to-end delivery of each project phase, and will be accountable for the end-to-end delivery of each project, and the motivation and development of the project team.

For smaller pieces of work the role will involve a sub-set of project management activities. You may work within the scope of a wider project plan, for example, where you are responsible for delivering a work-stream in an overall project.

From time to time Project Managers will be situated within the business area in which a project is running, reporting into another Project Manager, as well as the Business Owner and Sponsor.

Duties and Responsibilities:    

  • Successful delivery of the full scope of a project or work-stream within a business project, including technology and operational processes
  • Planning and designing the project structure and deliverables, and proactively monitoring overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate
  • Ability to take on projects already in flight
  • Estimating, securing and managing the overall project budget and resource profile
  • Developing, presenting and monitoring the overall project plan within the defined governance
  • Report on project progress through agreed reporting lines, at agreed intervals, via highlight reports and portfolio/programme/project board when necessary
  • Managing the project risks and issues, including the development of contingency plans
  • Change control and any required configuration management
  • Directing and motivating the project team
  • Ensure regular dialogue with project team and stakeholders to promote solving, team working and risk sharing

Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • IT Project Management experience
  • Project management and delivery experience, with a record of successful delivery and management of budgets in the region of £0.5m - £3m
  • PRINCE2 qualified, or equivalent
  • MS Office suite knowledge, including Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project
  • Proven experience in business change management, project planning, cost, budget and risk and issue management
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to build relationships by communicating, influencing and negotiating effectively at all levels
  • Strong leadership, people management and team building capabilities
  • Well organised, proactive and able to multi-task
  • Based in Stevenage with UK Travel
  • Degree in relevant subject preferred
  • Salesforce experience desirable

What's in it for you?

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Private health care
  • Company car
About The Company

M Group Services delivers a range of essential infrastructure services within the utilities (electricity, gas and water), transport, telecom and data capture sectors in UK & Ireland

We have built and maintained relationships with our clients over a number of years and have a strong culture that continuously focuses on safety, operational delivery, efficiency and customer service

We are committed to profitable growth both organically and through acquisitions. M Group Services, a trusted employer to c. 8,000 skilled specialists working from 100 locations, operates a divisional structure aligned with its end markets to meet our clients’ needs.

M Group Services values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to equal opportunities.