Technology Project Manager

Federations & Major Events
Birmingham , United Kingdom
Full Time
Competitive
27 / 06
Birmingham 2022 are looking for two Technology Project Managers to deliver and coordinate key technology projects and to support the central Technology Programme Management team on cross-functional activities. Using a cohesive and efficient approach to managing tasks, collating information, and meeting deadlines across the TEC Department, the successful candidates will build strong working relationships with colleagues at all levels of seniority and manage multiple workstreams.
 

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Birmingham 2022 are looking for two Technology Project Managers to deliver and coordinate key technology projects and to support the central Technology Programme Management team on cross-functional activities. Using a cohesive and efficient approach to managing tasks, collating information, and meeting deadlines across the TEC Department, the successful candidates will build strong working relationships with colleagues at all levels of seniority and manage multiple workstreams.

The team are looking for someone with project or programme management experience, ideally within a Technology setting or on projects that involve multiple deliverables and stakeholders. You will also be confident in using MS Excel and possess strong knowledge of effective project controls and governance processes and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Build strong working relationships with all colleagues and develop effective working relationships with other key functional areas
  • Manage multiple streams of work at any one time, communicating with multiple stakeholders and juggling deadlines and priorities
  • Act as the point of liaison between the Technology and the wider OC when required, displaying confidence in communicating with senior colleagues across the business
  • Project manage key integrated planning initiatives
  • Manage the key contractor workforce requirements across a diverse group of TEC partners and suppliers (for example Games Time accommodation, transportation, and accreditation requirements)
  • Proactively manage the Project Plans, in collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Support the proactive management of risks and issues across the TEC programme, ensuring key items are escalated in a timely manner.
  • Support the Programme and Readiness Manager with the internal and external reporting requirements of the TEC Department
  • Support Readiness planning, testing and rehearsals

Skills & Experience Required

Essential

  • Previous experience of working in a project/programme management capacity within Technology, the event sector, or on projects that involve multiple deliverables and stakeholders.
  • Passionate about the delivery of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of effective project controls and governance processes and procedures.
  • Skilled in the use of information technology including MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to influence others and manage relationships across a diverse range of stakeholders of different seniority levels
  • Confident project management skills
  • High level of organisational skills with experience in managing demanding projects simultaneously and meeting deadlines

Desirable

  • Experience with Major Sporting Events in a similar role
  • Formal project management certification
  • Experience using advanced MS Excel skills and formulas
  • Skilled at using Smartsheet
  • Familiarity with multi-sports events; or more broadly with sports, entertainment and hospitality operations
  • An understanding of technology services within an event setting
  • Knowledge of ICT or Telecommunications delivery
  • Experience of Technology software testing and integrated testing
  • An understanding of technology services within an event setting

Salary - £35,000 per annum

Start date - July 2021

Location - Birmingham

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Birmingham 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have achieved the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

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