British Council Jobs – Technical Project Manager

Website British Council

Job Description:

The British Council has a significant contractor workforce around the world, including agency workers and consultants working through service contracts. These are managed through a variety of arrangements. We have an opportunity to increase efficiency, enhance our flexible resourcing capability, and reduce risk, by implementing appropriate policies, management mechanisms & service delivery solutions.
We are creating a Project Board and a Project Leader role to build our understanding of the as-is, scope and build the business case for strategic solutions, and lead implementation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To the Project Executive/Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) for delivery of projects in accordance with the Project Business Case, including key outputs and outcomes, delivery to time, cost and quality requirements
  • For defining and agreeing the scope of Project delivery, and securing its sign off by the Executive/SRO and key stakeholders
  • For implementing and/or designing Project Governance, and securing approvals from SRO and GIS Head of Project Management as a minimum
  • For designing the Project structure, workstreams and key resource plan
  • For developing, and managing the end to end Project Delivery Plan, including the proactive monitoring of progress to plan, and processes to secure inputs from responsible delivery or workstream leads
  • For the day to day management of the Project, including reporting, management of risks and issues, team and supplier management, management, tracking and reporting of the Project budget
  • For proposing and agreeing with both the Project Executive/SRO and Head of Project Management the key Project control documents.
  • For representing, where directed, the Project in wider British Council governance forums, such as the Global Portfolio Office, Audit and corporate functions such as Corporate Communications, Finance or Human Resources
  • For contributing and playing an active role in the development and evolution of GIS Project and wider Change Delivery practices, methods and tools, coaching, mentoring and information sharing

Job Requirements:

  • Data migration,
  • Global rollout of technology
  • Prince 2 Foundation/Practitioner qualification
  • Project management of teams
  • Project Office Processes
  • Development project methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, SCRUM)
  • Complex technology/system procurement,
  • Management of third-party suppliers,
  • Solution integration,

Job Details:

Company: British Council

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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