IT Project Manager

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Work type: Permanent - Working Differently Available
Location: Dublin
Categories: Information Technology, Project Management

Salary: circa €60k depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37.5 hours per week

Our Role

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for the whole project process from the Opportunity Assessment through Project Execution, Service Integration and Closure for business function changes or IT Infrastructure changes in compliance with the organisations project lifecycle and controls framework. You facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables based on customer’s needs.

Using professional project management disciplines, processes and tools, you will provide project management expertise; work closely with our customers to plan, schedule and deliver projects, provide direction and support to the project team members, define project tasks and resource requirements. When needed you effectively manage escalation of issues/road blocks and ensure resolution.

Responsibilities include

-Manage a comprehensive Implementation Project Plan

-Implement and maintain project schedules, schedule monitoring and forecasting

-Perform appropriate and timely follow-up with both the customers and internal areas to ensure project plan is progressing as scheduled; conduct meetings when necessary

-Implement and maintains detailed project budget and detailed budget monitoring and forecasting

-Provide integrated change control via an established change control process

-Provide comprehensive and on-going RAID (Risk, Assumption, Issue, and Dependency) management

-Implement and maintains project documents, and meeting notes

-Work with management to determine resource needs and availability and conflicts; negotiate these with functional managers to resolve outstanding project-related issues

-Provide recommendations and communications for Risk and Issue management; act as the primary negotiator for conflict resolution

-Conduct formalised post implementation project reviews

-Utilise generally accepted/recognised project management methodology and practices

Your Skills and Experience

You are currently working as a Project Manager. You love interacting will be people, speaking with customers and working closely together with your colleagues. Your excellent interpersonal, influencing, communication and organizational skills help you to meet customers' requirements. You will be working with customers throughout Ireland and the United Kingdom and you speak English fluently. We also ask the suitable candidate to have the following:

-Extensive experience of managing IT projects from a budget management and technical delivery perspective c.€500K-€1M.

-Strong leadership skills; able to develop and motivate a project team

-Outstanding customer relationship management skills

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; solid speaking, facilitation, and presentation skills

-Highly organised; can handle multiple projects concurrently; demonstrated proficiency in Planning, Needs Assessment, and Project Management

-Prince2, PMP, or CAPM certification or equivalent experience preferred

Our Company

SSE is Ireland’s second largest energy utility and the leading developer and investor in cleaner energy infrastructure. SSE owns and operates over 2,000MW of generation capacity on the island of Ireland, of which 718MW is from renewable sources. Sitting within our Wholesale business, SSE Airtricity supplies greener electricity, natural gas and essential services to over 770,000 homes and businesses. Since 2008, SSE has directly invested over £2bn in growing its Ireland energy business including investment in large-scale, cleaner energy infrastructure. As a result of that investment SSE has contributed over €5bn to Irish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) since 2010, demonstrating the scale of economic activity that SSE’s operations support across Ireland.

SSE Ireland has been certified by Business in the Community Ireland to the Business Working Responsibly Mark, the gold standard for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability in Ireland. The Mark is presented to companies that represent best-in-class leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in CSR and Sustainability including employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community.

Our Benefits

We employ 1000 individuals doing everything from helping customers with their bills to the creation of clean, green renewable energy. Our people are important to us and we go to great lengths to extend the values of our award winning customer service to our employees to ensure that as part of our diverse workforce, you have the flexibility and opportunity to develop to your fullest potential.

In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days and will also be eligible for a host of other lifestyle benefits. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 25 June 2019                                                          

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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