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Senior IT Project Manager KMH/CN/304

Keepmoat Homes is a fast growing top 10 UK housebuilder. We design and build quality homes and create places where people want to live.

Our investment and participation helps transform communities and improves the lives of local people. We have a national presence combined with local knowledge and expertise in all aspects of housing – from finance, design and planning, to developing and building. Our comprehensive skills and capabilities give us a wider perspective across the whole housing lifecycle and we create lower risk ways of building homes people need.

For more than 90 years our work has been absolutely visible to local communities so being part of the community is in our DNA. We hire local suppliers and tradespeople and work with local communities to make sure that our plans meet their needs.

Job description

Main purpose of the role

  • To manage delivery of major projects and mentor/manage other project delivery team members within the function.

Key Accountabilities

  • Direct responsibility for project delivery.
  • Facilitation and management of major project steering boards with senior stakeholders from across the company.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting to the Head of Project Delivery and, in line with the governance requirements of the company.
  • Ensure that appropriate escalation and risk reporting is in place across the relevant line report.
  • Budget management responsibility of project budgets as set by the Head of Projects and/or the IT Director.
  • Direct management of team members within the delivery team to ensure project delivery expectations are met and, where required to act as a Project Sponsor/SRO.
  • Engagement with senior stakeholders across the various divisions within the organisation to ensure delivery within budget, to time and to agreed quality expectations.
  • Management of supplier relationships within the confines of the project delivery mechanisms.

People Management Responsibilities

  • Management and mentoring, where needed of team members.
  • To lead and build a motivated and engaged team.
  • To recruit the right talent into the business.
  • To develop your team members by enabling and motivating them to be the best that they can, building a strong talent pipeline to support the growth of the Business, completing Talent Mapping and Succession Planning bi-annually ahead of the mid-year and year-end Performance Development Reviews and discussing the outputs in these meetings.
  • To undertake bi-annual Performance Development Reviews with your team members and effectively manage any concerns that arise relating to these and to support team members Personal Development Plans.
  • To address confidently and competently performance, behavioural and absence issues in a supportive manner and taking the necessary actions to improve these while ensuring team members understand their personal responsibilities in these areas.

HS&S Responsibilities 

  • To take care of your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your work and adhere to the Keepmoat Health, Safety and Sustainability standards.

Skills, knowledge & experience

Essential:

  • A minimum 5 years’ experience running large system and business change projects
  • Experience of managing multiple projects in parallel – minimum of 3
  • Evidence of managing stakeholders in multi-site locations with excellent communication skills
  • Good understanding of change management and, the impacts of change on multi-site locations
  • Ability to plan from L0 to L2 at milestone delivery level whilst running/facilitating delivery workshops/reviews
  • Comfortable line managing/mentoring Project Managers/Change Analysts
  • Excellent communication and written skills

Desirable:

  • CAFM and/or BIM background or alternatively, experience of the housebuilding sector

Education & qualifications

Essential:

  • IPM, PMI or APM qualified

Why work for us?

At Keepmoat Homes we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers.

  • Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year.
  • Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance.
  • Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out.
  • Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.
  • Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

Our values

Our values are the foundation for our vision, the cornerstone of our culture and the benchmark for our achievement.

  • Straightforward - We get the job done in the most efficient and effective way. We are friendly, open and honest. It’s about being respectful and working in a transparent and honest way.
  • Collaborative - We work together in partnership to deliver the very best customer experience. Partnership working is key to our business. We work collaboratively to deliver the best results possible.
  • Passionate -  We care about what we do. We put pride and energy into delivering results. It’s important to us to do a good job.
  • Creative - We are proactive, flexible and resourceful. We listen, learn and deliver solutions. We don’t offer a one size fits all solution; we are flexible and will tailor our services to our customers’ needs.

Reference: KMH/CN/304
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Location: Doncaster, DN4 5PL
Employer: Keepmoat Homes, Central Services
Job type: Fixed Term, Full Time (Maternity Cover)
Closing date: 28/02/2023



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