Tuesday , May 21 2024

British Council Jobs in Edinburgh – Technical Project Manager

Website British Council

Job Description:

This role is located within the Global Information Services (GIS) Change Delivery team and reports to Head of GIS Project management. The GIS Change delivery function is responsible for the management of Projects, Programmes and the overall GIS Portfolio of change delivery and the definition of standard practices, methodologies and tools to ensure well managed delivery of change.

Job Responsibilities:

  • For defining and agreeing the scope of Project delivery, and securing its sign off by the Executive/SRO and key stakeholders
  • For implementing and/or designing Project Governance, and securing approvals from SRO and GIS Head of Project Management as a minimum
  • For the day to day management of the Project, including reporting, management of risks and issues, team and supplier management, management, tracking and reporting of the Project budget
  • For proposing and agreeing with both the Project Executive/SRO and Head of Project Management the key Project control documents.
  • To be managing end to end project delivery plan or GIS and Business Projects, including the proactive monitoring of progress to plan, and processes to secure inputs from responsible delivery or workstream leads
  • For designing the Project structure, workstreams and key resource plan
  • Accountable to the project executive/senior responsible owner (SRO) for delivery of projects in accordance with the Project Business case, including key outputs and outcomes, delivery to time, cost and quality requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Prince 2 foundation or practitioner is essential
  • End to end project management experience
  • Project Management of medium teams
  • Development project methodologies (Waterfall, Agile and SCRUM)
  • Project office processes

Job Details:

Company: British Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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