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  • Project Manager - Networks

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive + Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Job reference: 15100

Job Description

Project Manager - Networks

Due to a number of large-scale projects and developments in the pipeline, Travis Perkins has the need to invest in the growth of its Network support and deployment team. This makes Travis Perkins the perfect place to expand your Horizons, help build the internal skills of the team and really have an influence on the shape of our future.

Key Responsibilities

We are currently seeking an experienced and original thinking Project Manager to support the Network Services E2E team and to take direct hands on control of specific project delivery, either of projects sponsored by the Head of Network Services, or those changes delivered by the Network Services team in support of other business initiatives.

To provide a point of control and management for designated projects led by Network Services in the development of their portfolio.

To ensure project delivery is aligned to the overall IT standards and controls for project delivery activity.

To work with the Senior Project Manager to shape and cost a rolling 5 year AOP set of costed projects to deliver essential change to the Network Services portfolio.

To manage the requests for small pieces of work in support of other business initiatives, such as firewall changes.

To provide quality project reporting and resource forecasting of project delivery.

It would be great if you had...

A broad experience of managing projects.

Strong project management control of 3rd parties.

Excellent stakeholder management skills and influence and impact both externally and internally.

Good financial management experience and appreciation of essential financial controls.

Excellent team management capability.

The ability to move on within IT to lead larger programmes in other areas.

What can we offer you?

You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 28,000 colleagues.

We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the East Midlands area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and we're providing in-house designed & built bespoke software and applications. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

If you are interested in joining the Travis Perkins IT team through this exciting opportunity, please click apply and attach your CV.

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