Senior Project Manager – Corporate Systems
Birmingham, West Midlands (with hybrid working)
Set up under the Gambling Act 2005, the Gambling Commission is committed to safeguarding the public against any detrimental impact brought about by gambling. We do this by keeping crime out, protecting children and vulnerable people and ensuring the commercial gambling industry is run fairly and openly. We work with the legal system, the public health system, community groups and the industry itself to understand how we can protect the interests of as many people as possible, as effectively as possible.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Birmingham, where you will lead on the selection and implementation of our new corporate system, ensuring they meet the needs of the business, are delivered effectively, and bring the full benefits of digital transformation across the Commission.
- Salary of c£50,000 per annum
- Civil service pension, with an employer contribution rate of 27.9%
- Flexible working
- Hybrid working, specific guidelines are to be agreed with your line manager
- 26 days’ holiday and option to buy up to five days extra annual leave
Joining us means joining a dynamic, high-profile sector and being at the cutting edge of regulation, where the work you do has a real impact on people’s lives.
It also means joining an organisation that is inclusive, that respects work-life balance and is completely dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential. Whether that’s through flexible working, really understanding how you work best or exposing you to real opportunities to challenge yourself, if you’re passionate about making your mark on the industry and on society, then we will help you do that.
As a Senior Project Manager, you will provide a high standard of project management service to the Corporate Services teams, particularly Finance and People Services, to ensure a successful implementation of replacement and upgraded systems.
You will lead on planning and co-ordinating the selection, procurement and implementation of the new systems and/or upgrades to existing systems, including migration from previous systems and the adoption of new processes and procedures, as required.
By taking ownership of the specification of requirements, you will liaise between the selected supplier and Corporate Service team leads, to ensure the delivered solution fully meets the business needs. You will also represent the client teams ensuring their requirements are fully understood by the suppliers and provide advice and guidance to the client teams on any decisions required.
To be considered as a Senior Project Manager, you will need:
- Experience in building and maintaining trust with a variety of stakeholders.
- A successful track record of implementing new and upgraded corporate systems.
- An in-depth understanding of at least one of the following systems, and the associated business processes: finance, payroll, HR case management and CRM.
- To be solutions-oriented, proactively anticipating issues and able to work collaboratively with suppliers and clients to develop and implement resolutions.
- Excellent attention to detail and written and oral communication skills.
- High degree of autonomy in decision-making and good judgement.
- A professional project management qualification or equivalent professional experience.
Experience of managing data transfer from legacy systems to new systems as well as experience of preparing and presenting business cases would be desirable.
Other organisations might call this role Programme Manager, Senior Programme Co-ordinator, Change Project Manager, Digital Transformation Project Manager, Transition Project Manager, or Project Delivery Manager.
The closing date for this role is 27th November 2022.
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