Senior Project Manager- Data Migration-51-57k

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be recruiting a Senior Project Manager for a major project currently ongoing in NI. This Project Manager role will run initially for 6 months (with possibility of extension). This role will need an experienced candidate and is an immediate requirement, the successful candidate will be available to start as soon as possible. The role is full time hours and hybrid working.


Modernisation of Finance, Procurement and HR technologies and replacing current managed services contracts

What's in it for you?

  • Gaining excellent experience on a pioneering, and one of the biggest projects currently going on in NI.
  • £26ph-29ph
  • Holiday pay
  • Pension
  • Flexible hybrid working - 2 days on site per week.


  • Assist with the creation of a Data Strategy and Data Roadmap.
  • Lead and plan the scoping, planning, mapping and execution of data migration activities required for the programme.
  • Work with the key stakeholders, subject matter experts and ancillary department representatives' support for record as-is mapping and validation of the quality of data migration.
  • Work closely with the interface team, application build teams, and technical teams to ensure that conversions meet the expectations of end users
  • Coordinate and manage the activities of the team of Data Specialists.
  • Assist in the procurement, installation and configuration of Data Quality Tools.
  • Assist in creation of a Data Archiving and Data Cleansing Strategy.
  • Assess and scope Data Archiving options based on current volumes and existing archiving architecture.
  • Liaise with third party vendors to migrate data from systems marked for replacement by equip.
  • Lead on implementing proportionate business and technology governance arrangements.
  • Develop and foster a culture of technical excellence and innovation based on up-to-date research findings, available technology and relevant good practice.
  • Be responsible for engaging with related projects across HSC to seek opportunities to share learning and support where feasible.

The Ideal Person:

  • A university degree or professional qualification and worked for at least 3 years in the last 5 years in a technical delivery role delivering large scale data migration projects using industry standard tools, with experience of leading a team of technical specialists.
  • Have worked for at least 7 years in a project management role within a major organisation
  • Have previous experience utilising a project methodology (e.g. PRINCE 2, other similar methodology).

A bit about me:

I have been recruiting in the Belfast market for the past 5 years, helping HSCNI, Public Sector and NFP organisations hire Programme Managers, Project Managers, Change Managers, Business and PMO Analysts. Prior to, I worked for a London based Recruitment Consultancy for circa 5 years.

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Please see below for some of my recent testimonials available on Google.

'My experience with Vanrath was positive, professional and engaging from start to final signature for a Project Manager role in Belfast. Ross Stevenson was friendly, open, and honest, making the process to return to work as a contractor completely painless. The zoom interviews with him and the client were probably the best I have had. Would recommend Vanrath to anyone looking for work.'

'Ross from Vanrath contacted me about a local role which fitted my unique skills, experience and needs. From that point to contact acceptance Ross was simply excellent. He gave me regular updates and negotiated my desired terms and conditions successfully with the client. I found Ross to be personable, understanding of my capabilities & needs and totally professional. Ross's knowledge of the market sector in which I am involved in is very impressive. I would highly recommend both Ross and Vanrath.'

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Health Sector IT Project Manager 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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