IT Project Manager
Bupa Dental Care
Ripon, UK
2d ago

This is a full time, 16 month FTC position based in our Support Bristol in North Britsol.

The role :

The UK IT Project Manager is accountable for delivery of individual or contributes to delivery of larger IT projects and initiatives which will align to our technology towers.

The job holder will drive assigned projects, working with specialist teams to undertake the day-to-day delivery of a given work stream.

Key responsibilities include :

  • E2E delivery of IT projects according to agreed plan (cost & time), scope, IT standards and quality.
  • Identify, understand, plan and manage technology dependencies and critical path within projects.
  • Work to assure technology readiness.
  • Establish and manage effective, trusted relationships with key Dental stakeholders and IT project stakeholders including Bupa UK IT colleagues.
  • Work with the IT team(s) in translating business requirements into IT plans & deliveries.
  • Ensure robust & accurate IT estimate submissions are produced.
  • Align with the appropriate IT project governance and reporting frameworks within UK and Dental.
  • Ensure measurable IT submissions and artefacts exist for each project, with clearly identified and traceable commercial outcomes at all times.
  • Effectively engage and manage the dependencies with Dental IT.
  • Effectively work with external vendors.
  • Ensure the compliance of IT projects to applicable regulatory bodies.
  • Manage full project lifecycle delivery initiation and planning, executing and controlling, quality and closure.
  • Support continuous improvement ethos within the ITCS community.
  • What we’re looking for :

    Essential :

  • Experience of using Project Scheduling tools such as MS Project, KeyedIn, JIRA.
  • Knowledge and expertise in IT project management using a variety of methodologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, empathy and at times fortitude and resilience.
  • Results oriented and focussed on adding value to Bupa.
  • Experience of IT project delivery specifically in software development within a regulated sector.
  • Able to thrive in pressurised environments, with a clear approach to decision making.
  • Able to demonstrate good stakeholder management skills across a wide range of different stakeholders.
  • Must have evidential problem-solving skills and strive for effective solutions which meet business requirements and demonstrate value for money.
  • Demonstratable experience of risk, resource and cost management.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to show experience in negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Must be well organised, work to deadlines and be analytical and articulate.
  • Relevant qualifications from providers such as APMG, AEXELOS, PMI or APM.
  • Must demonstrate a proactive approach, can do’ attitude and ability to question information presented.
  • Demonstrable good team player skills being approachable and decisive to ensure rapport and trust within the project delivery team.
  • Salary and benefits :

  • A competitive starting salary with annual reviews
  • Free personal development courses
  • Career opportunities to move into other roles or other parts of Bupa
  • Long service recognition
  • Free car park (Bristol Support Centre)
  • Brand new comfortable office space
  • Flexible working
  • Personal

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Competitive staff benefits including discounts in over 7000 retailers and even a day off for your wedding!
  • 20% saving on Bupa travel insurance
  • Earn up to £3,000 per referral in our employee referral scheme
  • Health

  • Discounted gym membership
  • Access to Smile Everyday - a range of health products and services
  • Discounted dental insurance that can be extended to family members
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Discounted health assessments
  • Access to Bupa Boost app and a health check
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • If you or someone you know would be interested in working with a dynamic and expanding healthcare business, with lots of support on offer, great benefits and friendly teams, we would love to hear from you!

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