Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Northampton


IT Project Manager - 90220681
Primary Location:UK-Northamptonshire-Northampton
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:5 Feb 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title: IT Project Manager
Functions Technology is a business department within COO servicing a very diverse client base and in our area specifically focussing on Procurement related applications.  In Procurement we continue to explore cloud based solutions and new technologies to support our businesses requirements.  It is also worth sharing some of our common technology objectives:
What will you be doing?
The Project Managers role is to be responsible for driving the inception, planning, and delivery of one or more projects
Works with the Delivery Manager/P2P Lead to successful delivery of projects to plan, budget, quality and in compliance with Barclays project methodology standards.
Drive / Support the requirements gathering phases of projects to ensure that high quality requirements are available.
Formulation of project artefacts as set out in Barclays project methodology standards, including “project terms of reference” and detailed “project plans”.
Liaise with other Project Managers/Workstream leads (as applicable) to ensure coordination of tasks across projects
Oversee the creation of test plans that ensure testing is realistic and provides full coverage
Manage and track delivery of deployment activities across the business and technical teams
Work collaboratively with the business and technical change teams.
Management of Project Risk and Issues.
Work closely with related PMO teams to ensure project deliverables, risks, and issues are integrated from a programme perspective.
Ensure the necessary BAU hand-over requirements (including documentation) is delivered / in place to support transition to service run teams.
Troubleshoot as required to ensure plans are met and early mitigations of potential delays managed
Drive increased efficiencies across the team in order to deliver more for less
Understand the projects critical path in order to make well-judged decisions
Project status reporting and resource and financial forecasting
What we’re looking for:
Project Management experience covering multiple full development lifecycles
Project Management methodology certification (Prince II)
Experience of Agile Methodologies, in particularly planning and executing Sprints
Experience of project estimating techniques
MS Project proficiency
Strong presentation skills and good communication skills at a senior level
Strong client liaison and problem solving skill
Previous working in a technology are is preferable especially with acting as conduit between P2P team and the business
Working with regulatory milestones
Strong Analytical and documentation skills
Risk and Issue management techniques and experience
Managing across geographically dispersed teams
Strong Business knowledge
Skills that will help you in the role:
Excellent written and verbal English language skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to quickly learn new business domains and processes
Proven ability to multi-task, be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment, in a high pressured environment with changing priorities
Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours
Good team player and self-motivated
Adaptable and able to pick up new techniques
Where will you be working?
Barclays Northampton is an operation of vast scale, with a huge influence and impact on the financial services industry and on the lives of millions of British people. Here, we process 18 million transactions worth more than £700 million every day, and make sure that 196 Barclaycard payments every second happen seamlessly. This couldn’t be possible without the collaboration between all our teams – from tech, marketing, functions, and operations – and the global partnerships our Northampton colleagues have. Our environmentally friendly office is within 5 minutes of the local town, easily accessible from the M1, and we run frequent shuttle buses to and from Northampton train station.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 
Our Values 
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About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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