Project Manager (Technology and Digital Change)

Job Reference: NNL/TP/24943/1017
Number of Positions: 2
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Salary: Salary from £55,740
Working Hours: 39
Closing Date: 16/03/2021
Job Category: IT
Location: Risley, Cheshire

Job Introduction

The Technology & Digital Change (T&DC) Project Manager is responsible for delivering the technology and digital change projects that underpin the NNL Strategy in line with agreed scope, quality, time and cost. T&DC has undertaken a large scale programme to transform and modernise the IT infrastructure onsite and the digital technology used by NNL staff. The project manager will be responsible for the end to end implementation of the technology, business change and the transition into live operations. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for delivering technology and digital change projects in line with agreed scope, quality, time and cost.
  • Responsible for directing and coordinating activities of the project team to ensure projects progress on schedule and within budget
  • Prepare and present standard project management artefacts such as project initiation documentation, project plans, risk and stakeholder’s matrices and business cases.
  • Accountable for budgets and decisions within agreed project thresholds.
  • Supportive in the analysis of project proposals alongside solution architects to determine time frame, budget, risk, and the appropriate process for accomplishing projects.
  • Accountable for the identification and scheduling of project deliverables, milestones and required activities and tasks.
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of resourced project plans

The Ideal Candidate

  • Track record of delivering technology and digital change projects to time, cost and quality.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and effective communicator.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and customer focused with excellent organisational skills.
  • Ideally has demonstrable experience in business analysis and requirement definition
  • Knowledge of project governance frameworks, planning tools, IT service processes (ITIL) and best practices.
  • Good working knowledge of technical IT disciplines 
  • Familiar with project management methodologies (for example, PMI, Prince II and Agile)
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, business impact and business change with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Track record of delivering projects to time, cost and quality.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and effective communicator.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and customer focused with excellent organisational skills.

About The Company

Grounded in robust science and decades of experience, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is the authoritative voice in the UK and beyond for technological development within the nuclear power sector.

Our unparalleled understanding of the science, challenges and opportunities makes us an unrivalled authority and partner in the field, providing experts, technologies, and access to cutting-edge facilities to organisations around the world.

Harnessing potential technologies and translating them into to industry-ready solutions means our pioneering approach spearheads international improvement and technological progress.

We work on projects as small as drilling a hole to analyse underground wastes with our integrated micro drilling technology, or as large as developing state-of-the-art power systems for spacecraft, based on radioactive materials

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (ED&I) where NNL aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.