Project Manager / Rheolwr Prosiect
About the Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual looking to make a real difference to the lives of residents and communities across Wales. As our Project Manager you will support the Business Programme Manager in the delivery of business projects in Wales’ top housing association, as voted by our staff in the Best Companies list.
What will you be doing?
We are engaged on an extensive programme of change across the business, in particular within our core systems of tenancy, asset and financial management. These core systems drive our business success and help us achieve our mission. This role will focus on one of these systems and will also contribute and support other projects across the Group.
You'll be reporting directly to the Business Programme Manager and work closely with the Business Intelligence Manager, ICT Delivery Manager, the deployment team and third-party suppliers to transform our growing Group of Companies.
You will build and matrix manage large project teams over a variety of projects to help us continuously improve the way we work as an organisation. This will involve owning the project from initiation to handover, being responsible for planning solution delivery, meeting milestones, ensuring all project deliverables are provided and assisting the deployment of change into the business.
Who are we looking for?
To succeed in this role, you will have a genuine passion and interest in what we do as an organisation and a demonstrable track record of understanding problems and delivering change. You will have a varied skill set that enables you to effectively balance the management of business change alongside a sound understanding of technological solutions and their deployment.
We will need a proven track record in the following:
- Experience of Project Management of multiple project streams
- Experience of matrix-managing multiple, large project teams
- Excellent time management and organisational skills
- Ability to evaluate technical solutions and provide technical options
- Experience of MS Dynamics / MS Sharepoint and/or Office365 projects
- Ability to write concise meaningful reports using non-technical language
In addition to the above, please also refer to the accountabilities and essential/desirable skills and experience contained in the Role Profile, to assess your suitability and interest in the position.
Who are Wales & West Housing (WWH)?
We are one of the leading housing providers in Wales; providing affordable homes and services to more than 20,000 residents in over 12,000 properties across Wales. We formed a group company in 2011, to include Cambria Maintenance Ltd and Castell Ventures Ltd. We employ almost 450 staff at WWH and over 350 staff in the other companies within our Group, making us a major Welsh employer. As an organisation we adopt a systems thinking approach to the way we manage and deliver our services across the Group; it underpins the way in which we operate.
We are also ranked as 3* World Class in the 2022 Best Companies list and ranked 5th best company in Wales to work for. We are also very proud to be the first organisation in Wales to be awarded Platinum status in the Investors in People (IiP) Standard.
Are we right for you?
Our recruitment process is equally about you seeing if you fit with us so we encourage you go onto our website and find out more about us.
Applying is easy, just complete our online application form and upload your CV by clicking the blue button on this page and tell us why you suit the role. Remember to demonstrate how you meet each criteria and give good examples of how you have demonstrated these in the past.
If you require any more information about this role, please speak to Martina Melbourne on 07970675480 or email the Recruitment team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Sunday, 22nd May 2022 at 5pm
Assessment date: W/C 6th June 2022