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Senior Technology Project Manager

Location:
London (Head Office)
Salary Details:
£60,000 - £62,000 p/a + benefits
Hours Per Week:
35
01 Aug 2021
Vacancy type:
Permanent
The opportunity
Are you a technology and IT specialist? 

We’re recruiting for a Senior Technology Project Manager to join us in our Project Delivery team.

About the role

As a Senior Technology Project Manager you’ll play a crucial role as an interface across the British Heart Foundation (BHF) guiding and supporting the organisation through a continued period of change.

The BHF has an ambitious new strategy, aiming to substantially grow its revenue in order to invest over £1bn in research by 2030. The Technology team is an integral partner to help deliver this strategy.

You’ll work with the wider business and senior stakeholders, being responsible for overseeing the management of Technology projects, including planning, organising, staffing, leading, and controlling project and portfolio activities. You’ll also be involved in the delivery of major strategic initiatives for the organisation, as well as managing and supporting a team of Project Managers.

You’ll guide and support a broad variety of projects critical to the success of the organisation and how it utilises technology.

About you

With demonstrable hands on portfolio, programme and project management ability with a strategic mind-set, you’ll have Project Management qualifications in one or both of PRINCE2 and Agile.

You’ll have a strong customer service orientation, as well as a proven track record of successful delivery of major IT projects at an organisational level.

With experience of team management you’ll also have previous experience of managing projects involving a high degree of stakeholder engagement and change.

To be successful in this role you’ll also have the following skills:
Ability to work with staff at all levels up to and including Board level
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, able to liaise and work with non-technical people in a clear manner
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, able to build trust and communicate effectively to people of all different technical abilities
Strong organisational skills, able to handle multiple projects and activities concurrently

About us

We research all heart and circulatory diseases and the things that cause them. Heart disease, Stroke, Vascular Dementia, Diabetes and many more. All connected, all under siege. Because our research is the promise of future cures and treatments.

Here at the BHF we understand that you might need a little help balancing your work and home life. Many of our people work flexibly in many different ways. Please feel free to talk to us about the flexibility you may need; we’re happy to explore what’s possible for you and the role.

Interview process

Interviews will be held via MS Teams.

The British Heart Foundation is currently following Government guidelines regarding working from home. Although the role is based in London, the expectation is that once restrictions are eased, we will follow a blended approach between office and home working.

How to apply


To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role’s criteria.
 
Early applications are encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

We celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. Diversity and Inclusion forms a main pillar in our People Experience Strategy. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work, so we can beat heartbreak for everyone. 

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

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