Band 7 Project Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim, N. Ireland
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £8.90 per hour
Published 8 months ago
Contact Leah McPeake
Job reference HSC4569_1568638234

Job description

Band 7 Project Manager required on a temporary basis based in BSO, Chichester Street, Belfast.

Role: Band 7 Project Manager

Rate of Pay: £16.82

Location: BSO, Chichester Street, Belfast

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Duration: At least 6 months

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • Lead and deliver small to medium sized ICT projects to time and budget as directed and advised
  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to develop business cases; Manage projects through the required formal approval stages such business case approvals.
  • Develop plans and strategies for delivery of projects. Produce documentation and reports in line with BSO and HSC Standards and Practices as appropriate. Report project progress through Highlight Reports, Stage and Exception Plans as required.
  • Participate fully in BSO quality initiatives particularly those involving ITS and specifically the application of ISO 20000;
  • Use and compliance with the ITS service management processes for all service management activity
  • Plan and support service transition to customers and IT operational teams
  • Manage projects through the required formal approval stages such business case approvals.
  • Secure the financial and other resources required for successful delivery of projects. Monitor overall progress and use of resources, initiating prompt and effective corrective action as and when necessary;
  • Manage and monitor of all aspects of project budgets and expenditure throughout the project.
  • Represent the BSO in local or regional forums and other collaborative projects and structures. Work with key stakeholders across the HSC and beyond on all aspects of assigned projects.
  • Communicate with suppliers/vendors as required, ensuring good relationships are maintained at all times
  • Provide support and work collaboratively with stakeholders to identify application development requirements.
  • Participate personally in the organisation's Performance Review Scheme and review individually on a regular basis the performance of any direct reports, providing guidance on personal development requirements and advice on appropriate action
  • Take responsibility for a team of staff and maintain good relationships and morale amongst those reporting to him/her.
  • Delegate appropriate responsibility and authority to the level of staff within his/her control consistent with effective decision making whilst retaining responsibility and accountability for results.

Essential Criteria:

  • A university degree or professional qualification and have worked for at least 3 years in a project management role within a major organisation;


  • Have worked for at least 4 years in a project management role within a major organisation


  • Have recent experience/knowledge of working with Infrastructure technologies, such as Windows/Linux/Unix operating systems, Relational Database systems, Virtualisation, High Availability, SAN Storage, Networking, Security, Client devices, Web servers, Integration technologies, Application support, etc.
  • Have experience of leading ICT supported projects with a budget of over £50,000
  • Have previous experience utilising a project methodology (e.g. PRINCE 2, other similar methodology).

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, and Kathryn or a member of the team will be in contact to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

Successful candidates may need to apply for an Access NI Certificate with Grafton Recruitment regardless if you already have a valid certificate. It will be a cost of between £18- £33 depending on clearance level.


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