Senior Project Manager / Agile Delivery Lead

£65,000 yearly
  • VIVID Housing Ltd
  • Hybrid (Hampshire, UK)
  • May 08, 2024
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Job Description

At VIVID, we’re embarking on an ambitious digital transformation programme to enable our new mission and to continue to drive forward with more skill and determination than ever before https://www.vividhomes.co.uk/about-us.

 

We’re investing in leading technologies to support our customer engagement strategy, create improved working for our staff, and deploy innovative solutions to improve the way our customers manage their homes.  We are at the beginning of this exciting journey, initially focusing on CRM but extending to cover all core business process areas. We are looking to grow our project management capability to work with our product owners, business sponsors and partners to lead project delivery within our transformation programme


We’re recruiting for a talented and experienced Senior Project Manager/Agile Delivery Lead. This a permanent position, working 37 hours a week, with the flexibility of a mix of home and office working – our technical delivery teams are based out of our Portsmouth office. 


One of our key values is to be a modern and vibrant workplace. We’re keenly aware that the world has changed and working predominantly remotely is becoming the norm.  With the ambition of this transformation programme, and the need for proximity to the business and requirement to lead a project team, the successful candidate will understand the need to be flexible with working in the office where required.
 

Want to know what we can offer you?

  • 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays), with the opportunity to buy or sell annual leave
  • A generous contributory pension 
  • Medi-cash policy to claim back some medical costs to ensure we look after you and your loved ones
  • Discounts portal to save money on various products and services, including holidays, shopping and cinema 
  • Countless professional development opportunities 
  • A real sense of work/life balance where we promote flexible working and an agile culture.
     

Here’s the facts about the role: 

As Senior Project Manager / Agile Delivery Lead, you’ll be responsible for the delivery of major digital transformation and change projects across the organisation. You’ll lead individual/multiple teams while supporting and guiding senior stakeholders, to ensure major projects are successful and achieve their goals, within the required timescales and budget. The senior project manager / agile delivery lead also takes the key role in the PMO, helping to mentor other Project Managers and Leads.

The senior project manager / agile delivery lead is responsible for the planning and delivery of the defined project scope and management of the team to achieve the project objectives. 
 

Initially, this role will be part of our main transformation programme, replacing our core Housing Management system with a Microsoft Dynamics based system.  Ultimately this programme will impact all of VIVID and therefore is key focus for the coming years. You’ll establish projects, ensuring project purpose, key objectives, measures of success and required investment are documented and understood, and that the project’s governance and team are established and briefed, and that all the necessary plans and controls are in place.
 

You’ll have a recognised Project Management Methodology and Agile/Scrum qualification, such as SAFe. Experience of delivery in a transformation environment working within a programme managing dependencies alongside other project managers and substantial experience supporting senior stakeholders through complex IT transformational change.

 

You’ll have strong hands-on capability of using project management tools to control projects such as MS Project, Jira/ADO, RAID logs, etc with an understanding of BA and Business Change methodologies.

Application Deadline

May 31, 2024