IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager



Contract – Hybrid

6-10months contract can be extended.

This is a very exciting contract role working for a rapidly growing business working in an advanced technical marketplace.

Our Client exists to accelerate the advantage and impact of our their clients. They do it through innovative engineering and technology that solves complex problems and brings a step-change in weight, speed, and efficiency. They are looking for us to help fulfil our mission to accelerate an efficient, electric, and sustainable future.

Job role:

  • Define, document and deliver the project with the support of 3rd parties and internal resources
  • Identify, assess and manage risks to the success of the project.
  • Prepares realistic plans (including resource, quality, risk and communications plans) and tracks activities against the project schedule, providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Monitors cost, timescales and resources used and take action where these deviate from agreed tolerances.
  • Ensure that projects are formally closed and, where appropriate, subsequently reviewed for benefits realisation and that lessons learned are recorded.
  • Ensure that project deliverables are to the required quality standard
  • Responsible for the overall use of project resources and initiation of corrective action where required.
  • Responsibility for compliance with service standards as applied within an ITIL framework, e.g., change control management.
  • Provide leadership to project resources and act as the main point of contact for own projects, directing and motivating the team.
  • Engage directly with business stakeholders as required
  • Ensure adherence to wider programme governance and reporting processes.
  • Responsible for project administration and compliance with programme standards.
  • Build strong relationships and trust with key business/programme stakeholders by demonstrating a deep understanding of their business issues and requirements.
  • Manage project communications in line with defined standards.
  • Facilitate the adoption of new functionalities, ensuring adequate support to business users in familiarisation and initial training as required.
  • Organise and ensure handover to BAU of the upgraded system and new functionality as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with end users and senior management to define business requirements for future systems development and gain buy-in as required
  • Maintain up-to-date technical and professional knowledge relevant to the post.
  • Flexibility to work at other offices in Oxfordshire as required and occasional out-of-hours and weekend work.

You’ll have:

  • Professional qualifications or relevant experience operating at this level – Essential
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering successful Teamcenter and NX implementation and/or upgrade projects in an enterprise environment – Essential
  • Agile Methodology certificate or equivalent practical experience – Essential
  • Prince2 Project Management certificate or equivalent practical experience – Essential
  • Demonstrable experience engaging with stakeholders on all levels of a business, internal and external – Essential. 
  • A team player used to learning new skills & taking on new challenges – Essential. 
  • Experience working within the engineering and/or motorsport industry – Desirable. 
  • ITIL Foundation certificate or equivalent – Desirable


Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Job Information

Job Reference: AW000227_1706284401
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Salary From: £450
Salary To: £500
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
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