Project Manager

Date: 07-Dec-2021

Location: Chesterfield, GB, S49 1HQ

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 202586


Project Manager


Full time



Technology Project Manager

The Royal Mail Technology team is passionate about delivering high-quality products and outstanding digital experiences to our customers. Cutting edge technology is fundamental and key in helping us achieve our objective to be recognised as the best delivery company in both the UK and across Europe.

Our award-winning Technology team is at the heart of delivering a transformational journey at Royal Mail. The traditional letters business is declining, but our recent performance and the growth in parcels demonstrates that there is an opportunity for Royal Mail that we can capture, but we need to move quickly. By joining Royal Mail you will be helping to implement meaningful change, pushing forward with our transformation to become a more agile and even more customer focused business, while delivering more innovation, products and services for our customers. You will be working for a brand that’s a household name and a critical part of the UK’s infrastructure. 


Job Purpose

•    End to end accountability for project delivery and managing the project delivery process
•    Ensuring that selected suppliers deliver; acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, time and quality
•    Act as the bridge between Technology and the business, ensuring project delivery is aligned defined requirements.
•    Project budget up to £2 million (one project or aggregate total)


In this role you will:

•    Defining and agreeing project scope using established tools and techniques
•    Supporting or leading in the securing of investment by providing time, resource and cost estimates together with risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions 
•    Produce and agree project plans 
•    Monitor project delivery using best practice 
•    Manage project scope and change control
•    Management of suppliers to deliver the specified requirements
•    Execute project controls e.g., risk management, change management, issue resolution, progress reporting
•    Provision of accurate project costing and ongoing budget reviews
•    Co-ordinate and deploy communication as agreed
•    Ongoing proactive management of stakeholders


Qualifications and experience required:

•    Demonstrable Technology Project Management experience with a strong technical awareness to manage projects with a high degree of technology content
•    Demonstrable experience of successfully leading Technology enabled change projects
•    A team player who embraces collaboration and supporting other members of the team
•    Ability to work with demanding internal client base and complex external supplier base
•    Strong stakeholder and 3rd party (supplier) management
•    An understanding and appreciation of how the architecture, policies and governance are applied to delivery of a Technology project
•    Excellent people management skills, able to manage upwards and influence in a complex environment
•    Ability to work under pressure, manage challenging situations and time critical activities 



Our technology vision is to “Enable, Digitise, Realise”
We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values and we’re proud to be recognised in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020 for a 7th consecutive year. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 
We are happy to support flexible working and would welcome having a conversation with you about how we could support your needs.




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