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Technical Project Manager

Job title: Technical Project Manager

Contract: Permanent Full Time

Reference: CC735

Based in: Remote (once a month in Kingshill)

Department: IT

Hours: 35 hour per week

Grade: D

Salary: £45,000 per annum

 

We have an opportunity for you to join our team as our Technical Project Manager for the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). You will be an integral part of the team of our IT Project Management team managing multiple projects (the majority of which are hygiene projects).  Our International Head office is based in Kings Hill, Kent where you will be required to come around once a month. The rest of the time you will be based working from home.

You will join us on a full time, permanent basis working Monday to Friday, 35 hours a week. Working hours are 9am to 5pm with an hour for lunch but flexibility is available. 

At CAF you will be joining a workforce who are passionate about accelerating society’s progress towards a fair and inclusive future for all.  We are people focused, driven by innovation and together, we are building a great and safe great place to work.

In return for joining as our Technical Project Manager you will receive:

  • Salary £45,000
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Excellent – on-going training programme
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Private Health care cover
  • Life assurance
  • On-going learning and development
  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Employee Assistance programme to support your health and wellbeing
  • CAF volunteering day

As our Technical Project Manager your key responsibilities will include:

  • Project initiation and scoping
  • Producing and maintaining a project plan
  • Facilitating risk workshops and managing risk through the project lifecycle
  • Managing project financial tracking and purchasing
  • Managing changes in project scope, producing documented change control
  • Reporting project status
  • Arranging and facilitating steering group meetings
  • Planning, organising and managing technical change implementations
  • Producing transition documentation to hand over projects to the IT service team (BAU)
  • Requesting and organising project resources and team members to deliver project tasks and activities
  • Supporting the Technical Team
  • Coaching team members in project practices to ensure full and consistent understanding and appreciation.

Skills required of our Technical Project Manager:

  • Project Management experience
  • Experience managing third parties is highly desirable
  • Experience managing projects to deliver change to existing infrastructure or new infrastructure or systems
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and processes
  • Ability to produce good quality, accurate project documentation
  • Ability to manage stakeholders and run meetings effectively
  • Can Manage Risk and RAID
  • A working understanding of networking, infrastructure, IT security, applications, databases, datacentres; and how systems interface.
  • Excellent collaborative working style
  • Strong relationship builder

Interested in joining us as our Technical Project Manager and being part of an organisation who are people focused and are “Together Building Opportunity”. If yes, apply today, we would love to hear from you.

Please use the apply button/send your CV to recruitment@cafonline.org quoting reference number CC735.

If this method of applying is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team on 03000 123 566 to discuss how we can support you to apply.

Please note we endeavour to reply to everyone, but it is not always possible. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application, please assume in this instance we have not been able to progress

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