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Location: England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

IT Project Manager

England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Job Description

Fusion is one of the most promising options for generating the cleaner energy the world badly needs. At United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) we are at the forefront of realising energy from fusion, helping generating cleaner, carbon-free energy and you can be part of this growing organisation that is helping shape the future of the world's energy!

The IT division at UKAEA are looking for an IT Project Manager.

What you will be doing:

Lead the delivery of IT projects at the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA). The IT Project Manager's prime responsibility is to ensure that projects deliver the required products, to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of scope, time and cost. Also responsible for the projects producing results that are capable of achieving the benefits defined in the business case.


  • Gather requirements, develop project scope, objectives deliverable and milestones, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Undertake resource and budgetary planning.
  • Assembling and coordinating project team members; assigning individual responsibilities
  • Manage relationships with the client and all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Undertaking Risk and Issue Management
  • Organising and managing all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion (following the UKAEA Integrated Development Process (IDP))
  • Follow UKAEA's Integrated Delivery Process and produce and maintain required project documentation in compliance with Quality Assurance requirements.
  • Assisting with equipment and service tenders and purchase contracts as appropriate
  • Use UKAEA Change process to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs, undertake re-planning.
  • Planning and overseeing the preparation and dissemination of project communications (highlight reports, dashboards, user briefings, etc.)
  • Ensure project SHE culture and working practices are in alignment with the UKAEA requirements.
  • Liaison with other Groups and Departments to ensure effective co-ordination and collaboration across interfaces and competing demands.
  • Report to Management groups and Committees on project performance; progress against milestones, changes, exceptions, budgets and other key performance indicators using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Carrying out lessons learned and benefits reviews

Budgetary Responsibility:

IT projects budgets, typically ranging from £50k to £500k

Your Experience:

  • Excellent IT skills, preferably a degree qualification in a computing subject (or equivalent experience)
  • Project management qualification (or equivalent experience), with a proven track record of delivering IT projects.
  • Track record with Software Development projects and Agile methodology an advantage.
  • Significant experience using project management software such as MS Project or Primavera
  • Excellent organisational, leadership and facilitation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • The ability to understand complex information and work out requirements
  • A methodical and structured approach to projects
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • The ability to work effectively with others at all levels in the organisation
  • The ability to work within budget limits
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines

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