ICT & Projects Manager BCPP71478

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive Salary
18 Sep 2018
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

ICT & Projects Manager BCPP71478


Competitive Salary

Our client is a recently created pensions asset manager. It will be the largest of the eight nationally pooled funds, and will oversee the investment of pensions assets, bringing together £43 billion investments of 12 likeminded Local Government Pensions Scheme funds.

They are building an FCA regulated investment company to manage these assets through both internal and external management with a number of investment vehicles, including an Authorised Contractual Scheme. Work on creating the company is well progressed with the first two funds having already transitioned.

Our clients ICT infrastructure is based on a SaaS cloud-based approach and as such core infrastructure is delivered by a managed service provider (MSP). They are now looking for an ICT experienced individual to oversee the day to day operation of the MSP and provide project management for a number of key projects (ICT and Business).

In the role you will be responsible for our four areas of functional coverage (either directly or through an outsourced ICT provider, Razorblue), to include;

  • MIS – drawing up system specifications, system feasibility studies for new services/ applications/systems, evaluation and implementation, Testing, Training and implementation of information systems
  • Network & Communications - Network infrastructure, Internet and email services, database administration as well as information security
  • Use of Systems & Maintenance, including Business Continuity
  • Research & Innovation - developments in IT that the company would benefit from, as illustrated by the MS365 Rollout project / Contract Management & Performance
  • Contract Management – management of outsourced providers contracts to ensure services delivered by third parties provide maximum value, continuous improvement is delivered and SLAs are fully met by working in partnership

With a relevant Degree (or equivalent level of experience) and evidence of Personal Development in ICT and/or projects, you will have experience in providing ICT services, preferably within an outsourced environment, and demonstrable technical knowledge and experience working within the ICT sector. Project Management experience preferably within a systems environment, and evidence of end to end delivery of the project lifecycle, you will have worked in a contract management environment and have experience of developing staff through production and delivery of ICT training.

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