IT Project Manager at JLA LIMITED

Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire HX64AJ

About the Job

Company Overview

JLA is an exciting and fast pace placed to work. We have seen rapid growth in recent years with revenue growing from £54m in 2011 to in excess of £100m in 2016 and doubling in size at the same time. Our leading position in the Laundry market has been supplemented by a move into the provision of catering solutions to a broadly similar customer base, supported by a number of strategic acquisitions. From this two division base JLA’s plan is to both deepen its presence in these core markets and to apply the same type of critical service solution approach to other adjacent markets, with the expectation of further significant growth in future years.

The Role

With excellent stakeholder management and communication skills, you will have the ability to build strong working relationships and operate in a professional and positive manner. You may be in a Junior IT Project Manager role currently, looking for a new challenge and that next step up in your career.

A key member of the JLA IM&T management team, this position is responsible for leading and delivering cross-functional information technology projects that are significant in scope and impact. The role will be responsible for coordinating the work of IT professionals and functional staff to align IT services and solutions to the desired business requirement. The core elements of the job are about organising people and time resources, and seeing the project through from inception to completion. The post holder will have ultimate responsibility to ensure all projects deliver the desired organisational benefits on-time and within the agreed budget.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with all 3rd party providers
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Where appropriate, adopt Prince2 methodologies
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

What we offer

We offer a competitive salary plus 23 days holiday, auto enrol pension and company bonus. Our Head office is a vibrant place to work and a brilliant working environment with an on site restaurant, gym and squash court.

Ideally you will live within an hours drive of our Ripponden office. National travel may be required on occasion for this role, therefore a full driving licence is required

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