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Project Manager

Vacancy Salary Up to £45,982.60 per annum
Vacancy Location Midlands/East of England - Home based (Travel as required across our geography)
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

What new technologies can you bring to Longhurst Group?

Do you have a background in implementing major technology projects? Do you possess a keen attention to detail with an ability to identify, develop and successfully implement business improvements? If this is you then we would like to invite you to apply for our ICT Project Manager role.

Working alongside our Programme Manager your work will have a big technological impact on Longhurst Group. You will personally be responsible for leading and implementing new technologies into the organisation. You will collaborate with the ICT Programme Manager to deliver our ICT and organisational strategy.

A key area of the work you do when you join us will be to identify, develop and successfully implement business improvements to processes.   You’ll be working with our senior stakeholders and use your skills in relationship management to ensure that issues, projects and implementation are managed effectively.

Ensuring the Business and the Project team work well together to identify business requirements, creating project briefs, creating project plans, producing business cases and completing gap analysis before securing agreement to proceed shows that no two days will ever be the same.

Using your keen attention to detail you’ll identify and recommend action to reduce risk, you’ll work with our suppliers and be responsible for monitoring the project days and the incoming invoices. This role will give you the ability to really showcase your project management skills.

About you

In your career you will have worked through various projects and have a structured understanding of project management methodologies. Having worked with varied IT systems in your career you will be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge and an ability to deliver system related projects.

Systematic in your approach you can produce clear reports whilst taking a visionary outlook and seeking new ways of achieving your objectives and projects.

You consider yourself as an individual who can build strong relationships with your stakeholders and gain buy-in from those around you. Your colleagues would describe you as an expert in management and delivery of successful projects, monitoring and controlling all elements of the projects to ensure a timely delivery of a quality product

This role is offered on a permanent 36.25hr per week basis, whilst working from home you will be required to undertake some travel to our Boston office.

If you’re looking for a role whereby the project management you complete will contribute to improving the lives of others then we’d encourage you to apply today.

Our offer

When you join you will enjoy:

  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Cover (as part of pension scheme membership)
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • Free Eye Tests
  • Investment in your personal development through our extensive learning and development opportunities.
  • Family friendly, carers leave plus other paid leave
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Long Service Awards
  • Carers Networking Group a platform to support Unpaid Carers

How to apply

Please click apply now to submit your CV today. In the event of high applicant volumes we reserve the right to close this advert and CV submission window early.

 Vetting Requirements

The important things – Naturally working with our customers we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. This role is conditional upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Original proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature).

Equal Opportunities

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Longhurst Group is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We pride ourselves on looking after our colleagues and as part of our commitment we are an Employer for Carers and would welcome your application if you have additional unpaid caring responsibilities.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Longhurst Group.

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 24,000 homes and a wide range of care and support services. 

With a team of 1,300 colleagues guided by our shared values, our vision is to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues and to enhance the communities we serve. We do this by focusing on two clear themes of work: Health and wellbeing and economic resilience. To see how we’ll achieve this through our Improving Lives strategy, please watch the video below.

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