Project Manager

Advert title               Project Manager

Post Location:

Watford Borough Council Town Hall


£40,057 to £43,821 Plus Local Weighting Fringe Allowance £840 pa

Contract Type:



Full-time 37 hours per week

Closing date:

15th January 2018 (midnight)

Are you a driven individual with the right level of ICT skills and experience who is looking for an exciting challenge and perhaps the opportunity to work locally? Then join our ICT team!

Watford is an ambitious council that thinks big and lives up to its motto of being bold. Over a two year period, the Council has committed to undertake Service Innovations across the organisation and the ICT service plays a key part in underpinning those.

Our internal ICT Service has almost completed the delivery of a “ground up” infrastructure refresh across two local authorities. Implementing technologies such as Nimble, ComVault, cloud based technologies, a large OS refresh across the server and desktop estate. Our transformation continues with a focus in 18/19 of an expansion of mobile technologies, Unified Communications and more…

What we are looking for:-

This role is for an experienced, fast thinking Project Manager with an excellent technical aptitude. You will be adept at managing a portfolio of technical projects, considering multiple technical requirements across a variety of Council services.

You will be involved from the inception of the project through to final delivery. You will have excellent written skills with the ability to translate technical language into understandable terms. You will have first class customer skills, with an ability to work hand in hand with our Council services in order to impress the benefits of project management methodologies.

For the right person we will provide training, development and career enhancement opportunities, Local Government Pension and flexible working.

For an informal discussion please contact Emma Tiernan, ICT Section Head on 07795 475620. 

A Disclosure Scotland check will be carried out for this post

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to inform all applicants as to whether or not they have been shortlisted. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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