Project Manager

Date: 02-May-2022

Location: Chesterfield, GB, S49 1HQ

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 259679


Project Manager


Full time



Job title – Technology Project Manager


We’re passionate about harnessing technology to deliver the best possible results for customers. The business is in an exciting period of transformation and making the most of resources and innovation is fundamental to evolving and delivering the best possible service across the UK and Europe. With a proud history of serving the UK, Royal Mail has been able to thrive by continuously adapting and adopting the most advanced tech. At Royal Mail Technology, we’re playing an exciting role in taking the next steps. 

With so much growth in parcels and e-commerce, we have a vision for the future, and we need talented and ambitious people, like you, to help us get there. We know how to support business and communities - and we need to be agile to achieve our goals. We’re focusing on investing in the tech, processes and people that are going to help us achieve great things together. By joining us, you will be driving meaningful change, pushing forward our transformation to become a more agile and customer focused team. We face new challenges every day. But we overcome them together, which brings incredible satisfaction and reward as we deliver more innovation, products and essential services for millions of customers across the UK.


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:



  • Define and agree project scope using established tools and techniques
  • Suppor or lead 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
  • Manage 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 





We’re evolving, transforming and working together to innovate and provide a service our customers can trust. This is tech you’d never expect from Royal Mail.

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 2021 for a 8th 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. The way we work is evolving and needs to suit everyone, working with us, you can create a flexible and accessible solution that helps you do your best work.



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