2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We’re happy to talk flexible working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace. We offer a range of options depending on your role, so please discuss this with your recruiter.

Job Description

Mott MacDonald’s support services are the driving force behind our organisation enabling us to run efficiently and effectively. The team works collaboratively to offer specialist advice, best practice and technology to all areas of our business specifically designed for our global reach.

We are a global team of IT professionals - the project delivery team supports IT projects across all Mott MacDonald geographies. The IT Project Manager acts as the key interface between the project team, project board and stakeholders from the business and IT while managing the scope, budget, timeline, resource, quality and benefits of the projects.

This includes shaping the project plan with technical leads, tracking and adjusting plans to ensure smooth delivery, managing and escalating project risks, managing resources (including third-party contractors or consultants), project documentation, and project plans in order to successfully deliver IT projects.

The IT Project Manager works closely with IT Project Management Team Leads, the IT PMO, IT Resource Management, business analysis, technical teams and business stakeholders. The role plays a pivotal part in ensuring that our Project Systems, Group Systems, IT security, Desktop Services, Infrastructure and IT Operations projects get delivered on time and deliver value for our business.

This position is based in our Newcastle office. We work a hybrid model with 3 days per week in the Newcastle office

The role is responsible for the end-to-end project management of IT projects, including:

  • Defining and tracking of project scope, budget, timeline, resources, quality and benefits
  • Project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, closure
  • Assignment of work packages to project resources and monitoring of deliverables
  • Effective communication with the project team, project board, IT team and business teams
  • Motivating project teams and ensuring work is delivered as per the plan
  • Working with technical and business teams to build the project charter, project plan, communication plan and other project assets
  • Following IT PMO and project delivery governance standards, ensuring that project documents are current and change control is followed
  • Monitoring the quality of deliverables and ensuring that they are in line with expected scope

Candidate Specification :
Qualifications & Education

  • University degree or college diploma related to technology, project management, engineering or relevant industry experience
  • Project Management certification: Prince2 (Practitioner) or PMP
  • Scaled Agile, Scrum Alliance or other agile certification (desirable)
  • Other relevant professional IT Certifications (desirable)

Knowledge and Experience

  • Significant end-to-end project management experience
  • Experience managing projects and resources from different countries or having worked in a matrix environment
  • Experience with productivity tools such as Microsoft Teams and Office 365
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once or to manage projects within a program, and able to manage projects using waterfall, agile and hybrid approaches
  • Good working knowledge of project management software such as MS Project, Planview Project Place, JIRA, DevOps or other
  • Previous experience working in a corporate IT team (desirable)

Personal Attributes

Leadership
Takes ownership, acts as a servant leader for teams and acts with integrity in all that they do

Problem Solving and Negotiation
Skilled at understanding risks and emerging issues and proposing solutions to reach desired outcomes

Communication
Listens actively, understands contextual information and is efficient in verbal and written communication, articulating messages clearly

Time Management and Organization
Manages priorities efficiently, ensuring effort spent on tasks is aligned with value and importance

Team Player
Empowers teams to deliver results, values collaboration and works out loud

Flexibility
Can navigate changing priorities and adapt to change

Our employees are Mott MacDonald’s most valued asset. Regular connected conversations with your line manager will help identify, record and support training requirements and career aspirations. With ongoing support, mentorship and opportunities for internal and external training, you will have access to the right tools to help you evolve professionally and within the organization.

We are actively recruiting a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve. We recognise that differences in ability, skills and experience are a strength and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

If Security Clearance is required:

Please be advised that offers for this role are conditional upon obtaining the appropriate level of Security Clearance.

Mott MacDonald

We’re a global engineering, management, and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.

We are proud to be a one of Glassdoor’s top employers to work for in the UK, as well as being recognised as a Top Inclusive Company in the UK.

Our values: Progress, Respect, Integrity, Drive, Excellence.

Equality, diversity, and inclusion

We put equality, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they can contribute.

Accessibility

We want you to perform your best at every stage in the recruitment process. If you are disabled or need any support to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can support you.

Agile working

Happy to talk Flexible Working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace.

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

Health and wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance for all UK colleagues.
  • Health cash plan to support you with every day health costs and treatments.
  • Access to Peppy, providing free support from menopause experts for all UK colleagues.
  • A variety of wellbeing support is available through our comprehensive wellbeing program, including access for you and your family.
  • Ability to flex your salary to opt into a wide range of health benefits, many of which can be extended to your family too.

Financial wellbeing

  • We match employee pension contributions between 4.5% and 7%.
  • Life assurance equal up to 4 x your basic salary, with an option to increase the level of cover to 6 x your salary.
  • Our income protection scheme provides a financial benefit, as well as absence and return to work support due to long-term illness or injury.
  • Flexible benefits, including increased life assurance cover, critical illness insurance, payroll saving and will writing.
  • As an independently owned business we share the financial success of the business with all our colleagues in various ways including annual bonus schemes.

Lifestyle

  • A minimum of 33-35 days holiday each year, inclusive of public holidays and dependent on level, with the ability to buy or sell leave through our flexible benefits programme.
  • Holiday entitlement increased to a minimum of 35 days after 5 years’ service.
  • Variety of employee saving schemes and discounts from high-street retailers.

Enhanced family and carers leave

  • Enhanced family leave policies, including 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave, and two weeks paid paternity/partner leave.
  • Our shared parental leave matches maternity leave meaning we pay up to 24 weeks at full pay.
  • Up to five additional days leave are provided for those with significant caring responsibilities, two of which are paid.

Learning and development

  • Primary annual professional institution subscription.
  • A broad range of opportunities to enhance both technical and soft skills through mentoring, formal training, and self-development options.

Networks, communities, and social outcomes

  • Join a wide range of groups including our Advanced Employee Networks which support our LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disability, and parents/carers communities.
  • Make a difference within our communities through our social outcomes.

Apply now, or for more information about our application process, click here.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Adoption leave – 26 weeks full pay
Open to part time work for some roles
Buddy scheme
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Dental coverage
Compassionate leave
Health assessment
Eye Care Support – Eyecare vouchers
Private GP service – Private Medical care for all UK staff
Season ticket loan
Theme park discounts
Religious celebration leave
Buy or sell annual leave
Accrued annual leave
Caregiver Leave
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks
Enhanced paternity leave – 2 weeks
Shared parental leave – We match up to 24 weeks full pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Tax-free childcare
In office yoga classes
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Salary sacrifice
Life assurance
Annual pay rises
Pension match/increase
Life insurance
Annual bonus
Income protection
Employee discounts
Professional subscriptions – We pay for your primary professional annual subscription
Lunch and learns
Employee assistance programme
L&D budget
Teambuilding days
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Working at Mott MacDonald

Company employees

18,000 worldwide

Gender diversity (male:female)

65:35

Office locations

UK Wide; London, Croydon, Birmingham, Derby, Altrincham, Manchester, Whitehaven, Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Durham, Bristol, Southampton, Reading, Cambridge, Peterborough, Brighton, Norwich, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness, Cardiff, Newport, Exeter, Leicester, Leeds, Skipton, York

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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