Circa £50,000 Per Annum
IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Contracted hours: 37.5 hours
Contract type: Full time, 12 month FTC
Salary: Circa £50,000 Per Annum
Location: Home Based, with travel to our Chippenham and Bradford Office
Anchor Hanover Group is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people throughout England. We provide more than 60,000 homes for older people, and are a trusted care provider with more than 100 care homes.
We know that quality services start with quality people. We work hard to be recognised as a leading employer and are committed to retaining and attracting the best in our industry.
At Anchor Hanover Group we believe in values. We are Accountable, Respectful, Courageous and Honest. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.
An exciting opportunity has become available for an IT Infrastructure Project Manager to join the team in Bradford. You will be reporting to the lead it infrastructure project manager to ensure seamless delivery and transition of services into operational use through application of effective controls, work and resource planning and management.
About the role
You will be managing high profile and technically complex it infrastructure projects and programmes to ensure adherence with industry best practice and methodology.
You will developing and maintaining detailed project plans covering all aspects of infrastructure delivery and producing periodic management reports detailing progress, milestones, cost to date and to completion. You will be managing the change control procedure ensuring revisions are agreed by project sponsors and stakeholders and be responsible for production and maintenance of work and resource plans which predict and track utilisation and forecast skillset shortages. You will be responsible for the transition of it services into operational use and, to target operating model, through application of effective controls, project management and overall work and resource planning and management. You will be responsible for efficient and cost effective delivery through the establishment of policies and procedures that support it strategy, operational and business change requirements and mitigate risk to the availability, security and compliance of it services.
You will have excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, with the ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people understand you will be accredited in one of the industry standard project methodologies (PRINCE2, agile) and be ITIL v3 accredited to at least foundation level. You will have comprehensive understanding of the IT infrastructure programme/project lifecycle and knowledge of a broad range of technologies and services e.g. Data centre and network transformations, servers, storage, virtualisation, application delivery and transformation. You will have comprehensive knowledge of IT Governance, quality assurance and business processes. You will have 5 years+ broad experience derived from managing multiple significant infrastructure projects and programmes and be able to demonstrate management of teams taking projects from idea through to implementation and acceptance into service in an enterprise environment.
Benefits of working for us
Exclusive discounts on high-street shopping
Pension plan (3.75% employee, 6% employer contribution)
Extensive career progression opportunities
Onsite parking available (at select locations)
Ability to buy & sell annual leave
Anchor Hanover Group is formed as part of a recent merger between Anchor Trust and Hanover Housing Association. As such Anchor Hanover Group is going through a period of organisational change and this position may be reviewed in 2019.
To find out more about recent merger please visit our merger pages
Hundreds of talented professionals with a range of specialist skills and experience based in our Bradford and London offices make up our Support Services. While we all do very different things, we work towards the same goal of improving the lives of the older people who live with us.
As England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people, we’re able to negotiate great deals and benefits for our people. Here are just a few of the things you’ll get when you work with Anchor.
Exclusive discounts on high-street shopping
20% off mobile phone contracts
Cashback on dental and medical expenses
25% off Private Healthcare