IT Project Manager (Education)

Job Description

Senior IT Project Manager- Education Sector

VANRATH are recruiting a Senior IT Project Manager for large Education focused organisation. This is an excellent opportunity to work on impactful projects shaping the future of Education, in Northern Ireland.

This role would be suited to someone interested in building Public Sector experience useful for future permanent applications/recruitment processes. Or, someone with excellent experience looking to give back to a meaningful cause in NI.


  • £48,500- £51,500 per annum, plus holiday pay, pension
  • Hybrid working
  • 36 hours per week (Monday- Friday)
  • Initial 6 month assignment


  • Co-ordinate the preparation of business cases for projects aligned to the ICT Programme of Work
  • Establish the documentation necessary including technical specification for the relevant full business case
  • Work with the business and ICT to update the full business cases throughout the assigned projects
  • Lead and co-ordinate the procurement of multiple projects within the Programme
  • Oversee the implementation of multiple projects across EA services within defined timescales and budget
  • Report to the ICT Programme Board and PMO on the progress of the ICT projects against agreed time and cost constraints
  • Act as key contact and work in partnership with the appointed contractor in terms of implementation and support issues throughout the project life cycle

The Ideal Person:

  • Minimum of five years' demonstrable experience successfully leading complex projects.
  • Prince 2 or equivalent certified.
  • Working to deadlines and controlling multiple projects, where you have made a significant impact within your role, making a substantial difference to the success of a company and the satisfaction of its employees.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, deliver high quality outcomes, and evaluate success.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS office, applications such as Excel, Databases. and of capturing and preparing requirements for market, identifying any procurement experience.
  • Knowledge of Project Management tools and associated Project documentation.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Public Sector IT Project Management job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Ross Stevenson in the strictest confidence.

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