We are Places for People Group, we build homes and manage communities where everyone is welcome and everyone can thrive, we are placemakers.
We want you to join the Places for People Group and the 11,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped to build, manage, maintain places that people are proud to call home and stay active in. How do we do all this? We surround ourselves with process driven people, forward thinking people and innovative people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.
More about your role
Currently we are looking for a number of experienced Application Project Manager’s for a period of 12 months with a focus on software applications to support the IT team with a huge programme of change. We are a large Group, and many of our businesses have ambitious plans for growth often driven using technology. You will help deliver application solutions which meet the requirements of the business, ensuring suitable governance and documentation is in place to fully scope, plan and monitor project delivery.
You will be accountable for managing the delivery of multiple application projects around solutions such as Salesforce, Unit 4 Business World, Civica, Northgate and Office 365. This will include ensuring that the projects are correctly specified, delivered on time and meet business requirements and are within the agreed budget.
We are focussed on supporting personal development with our colleagues and have training around Salesforce, AWS, Azure and Google and we have a training package to support your learning.
This role can be based from home, however our IT department operate from Preston, Lancashire and our business is UK wide therefore some travel to offices will be required. Please note, we have a number of opportunities available based over 1 year FTCs, 2 year FTCs and Permanent opportunities.
For more information please download our job profile available on our website.
More about you
You will possess considerable experience working as a Project Manager, specifically experience of managing IT application projects. Ideally you will hold PM qualifications or be used to working to common methodologies, waterfall, agile, sprint, scrum etc.
At application stage you need to evidence where you have led and supported an end-to-end lifecycle process of developing and improving Office 365 stacks including SharePoint Online, Housing Systems, ERP Business World and Salesforce.
You will also need superb communication and presentation skills and experience of gathering, analysing and translating complex business requirements into business-friendly language and solution designs. Good knowledge of project management and process design software such as Visio and MS Project is also required.
We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you job security and all the challenge you could wish for. Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.
We know that there’s always more we can do to make you smile, that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier which can include:
- Excellent holiday package and rewards
- Pension with matched contributions
- Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.
If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.