ICT Project Manager

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Ref no: SFRS00670
Closes: Sunday, 9th April 2017
Published: Friday, 17th March 2017
Location: Flexible Location
Salary: £40,817 - £43,955 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Category: IT / Telecommunications
Sub-category: Management

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of ICT Project Manager.


This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a dynamic team that function at a strategic level and manage a variety of local and national ICT and business projects through the full solutions lifecycle, with a key role in positioning ICT as an enabler for creating a modern and agile fire and rescue service.


We welcome confident, creative and motivated self-starters who generate and maintain positive working relationships with stakeholders across the Service whilst ensuring tailor-made and customer/business focussed support is provided which aligns with the strategic aims of the Service. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are therefore essential.


The post holder will use innovative and industry recognised project management methodologies to provide support, guidance and leadership in complex projects. Applicants must be educated to degree level in an appropriate discipline and hold Prince 2 Practitioner or equivalent qualifications with the ability to demonstrate extensive experience of managing ICT technical, development or system implementation projects.


The role requires a flexible approach and will involve some travel across the Service.


The successful applicant will thrive within this vibrant and energetic team. The base location for the post is flexible and can be based at either ICT Hub at Johnstone, Glasgow or Newbridge, Edinburgh.


If you have the relevant skills, experience and you are willing to travel/relocate, please complete your application. Please be advised that travel/relocation costs will not be provided.


Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack. 


Salary on appointment will normally be at the lower salary point, with progression subject to regular review - in line with the SFRS performance appraisal arrangements. A higher salary placing will be considered in exceptional circumstances subject to experience demonstrated.


The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role are invited for interview.


If you would like to apply in a different format or language, please telephone Stephanie Smith on 01698 402332 or email SFRS.Vacancies@firescotland.gov.uk.


Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment

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