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3 months ago
Skipton Building Society
Salary: Depending on Experience
Location: North Yorkshire
Job type: Permanent
Category: Project Management Jobs
Technical Project Manager

Skipton Principle Office, The Bailey
Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1AP
United Kingdom

Hours of Work: 35 Hours per week - Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Salary: Depending on Experience

Job Introduction

Our IT Department underpins the operations of Skipton Building Society and allows us to utilise technology to better serve our customers. Looking after the Infrastructure for both Head Office and our nationwide Branch Network, we are looking to add to the Project Management team with a dynamic and experienced IT Infrastructure Project Manager.

This is a great opportunity to help shape the future of Skipton Building Society through the delivery of a variety of large scale infrastructure projects.

Main Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the delivery of technical infrastructure related projects, making sure that they are delivered following the Society’s project management processes and methodology. Managing project
budget costs and resources along with matrix managing resources across various teams.

As part of the role we expect you to foster and enhance strong working relationships with stakeholders, suppliers and colleagues alike. This will help when selecting and engaging with third party suppliers to ensure best value is achieved for the Society. Another key part of this role will also be identifying and anticipating operational and regulatory risk and managing these accordingly.

You will inspire and engage project team members as well as key stakeholders through the promotion of the Society’s objectives, values and behaviours, and contribute towards our high performance culture. This will be done by challenging, monitoring and championing best practise within the direct Project Management team and wider departments.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of successfully delivering technical, infrastructure focused projects from inception to live operation where quality is paramount. You should be comfortable working on multiple projects concurrently, managing predominantly in-house matrix managed resources and occasionally 3rd parties.

You will have a strong technical understanding of IT Infrastructure (including LAN, WAN, Firewalls, Storage, Telephony, installation of third party systems and integration with cloud based services) and the Microsoft Product suite. It is essential that you have a formal Project Management accreditation, preferably within a waterfall methodology. Also, it would be highly desirable if you have experience in ITIL as well as an analytical approach with a high level of attention to detail.

Finally using your interpersonal skills to develop and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders is key, as is and the capability to translate complex IT concepts to a non-technical

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Package Description

In return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following:

* Competitive Employer pension contribution
* Private medical insurance
* Company paid life assurance scheme
* Company paid Group Income Protection scheme
* 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and the opportunity to participate in the annual Holiday Trading Scheme to buy/sell extra days)
* Annual discretionary bonus scheme
* Volunteering days
* Colleague discounts at a range of UK wide retailers, including holidays, restaurants, fashion, days out and more. Accessible via an online platform and mobile app.
* Discounts/cashback on selected products and services
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Diverse culture

Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age


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