negotiable / Month
UK – England – Cheshire
Change Management and Consultancy
Permanent, Full Time
Vacancy closing date:
Becoming a Project Manager with Smart Data Communications Company (DCC):
DCC has complex reporting and delivery models, therefore stakeholder management, effective communication/collaborative working skills and keen price-control are key to successful project management via recognised methodologies. You will join the Portfolio Management Services permanent practice of PPM professionals and immediately assigned/seconded to deliver a particular project under one of DCCs programmes of activity. Functional matrix management will remain within Portfolio Management Services, with day to day activity managed via programme leadership.
What youll be doing:
Establishing the outline business case for carrying out the work; putting in place the project management team to deliver the work; and defining the right approach for meeting the projects target outcomes.
Delivery – assigning, monitoring and delivering work packages required to achieve the projects outcomes; regular progress reporting at project, programme and DCC governance forums;
Correct actions where necessary to ensure delivery remains within tolerances; and confirmation of continued business justification and acceptance of risks.
Prepare project for formal closure; handing over the projects products to the business as usual; and evaluating the projects performance, recording lessons learnt, and disseminating learnings back in to the project and programme delivery community
What were looking for:
Stakeholder and communications management: The ability to manage stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.
The ability to identify and monitor risks (threats and opportunities), to plan and implement responses to those risks, and respond to other issues that affect the change initiative.
The ability to identify and/or develop frameworks and methodologies that will ensure management of change initiatives will be comprehensive and consistent across different initiatives.
The ability to prepare, gain approval of, refine and update business cases that justify the initiation and/or continuation of change initiatives in terms of benefits, costs and risks.
The ability to prepare and maintain definitions of the requirements of change initiatives.
About Smart Data Communications Company (DCC)
At DCC weve built the data and communications infrastructure that will support the mass roll out of smart electricity and gas meters to homes and small businesses across the country. The worlds most ambitious smart meter roll out will see over 53 million smart meters installed across the UK by 2020. Join us and youll be part of a team that is supporting the countrys transition to a low-carbon economy, and helping to ensure an affordable, secure and sustainable energy supply for the future.
Smart Data Communications Company (DCC) are part of Capita Plc, a leading UK provider of technology enabled business services. Were supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves and people are valued for their differences. Were always challenging each other to learn and improve, because we know when we work together, we can deliver better outcomes. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that youll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions.
Whats in it for you?
A competitive basic salary
25 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
a discretionary annual bonus
Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leaveand plenty more
Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
Youll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. Youll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and well provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.
What we hope youll do next:
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