IT Project Manager

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Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.





Role Purpose:   

To lead the business preparation and implementation of assisted scheduling system

Working with the BV IT team, the software vendor and key people within the business unit to construct a robust project plan. Accountable for ensuring effective implementation on time and within budget


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with Bureau Veritas IT team, software vendors and relevant business unit stakeholders to manage the project to completion
  • During Project Life Cycle stages (Analysis, Design, Testing, Training, Implementation):-
    • Facilitate & Lead Workshops to ensure business priorities are being met and sharing relevant information to teams and leadership
    • Update / create Process & Procedure Workflows
    • Responsible for Project Documentation & Stakeholder Sign Off (Project Initiation Document, High level Scope Requirements, Detailed Scope Requirements, Project Definition Report, User Test Cases)
    • Setting & Managing Project Milestones & Deliverables
    • Governance & Management Reporting.
    • Managing issues, risk & escalations within the Project Team (Internal Business, Internal Central ISM, and External 3rd Party Teams).
    • Weekly Project Meeting & Reporting of Actions, Issues, Risks
    • Budget management
  • Provision of regular and timely reporting of project progress to project team and senior leadership to ensure project milestones are being met, status updates and risks.
  • Planning mitigation against risk and providing solutions to ensure progress is not interrupted
  • Responsible for overall project success, cost, quality, customer outcomes and feedback
  • Maintains all required project status documentation, issue reporting, and financials.
  • Analyses customer business process for improvement and incorporation into the application development
  • To work independently and capable of sharing knowledge and practices within a team environment.
  • Perform the job within the framework of the BV Quality Assurance System, the Code of Ethics and the BV Group policy



  • Building relationships with Key business stakeholders (Bureau Veritas IT team at UK and Group level / Finance / Operational Teams / Software Vendors).
  • Role model against core behaviours, BV values and code of ethics



Experience & Skills Required

  • Demonstrable experience in leading business critical software implementation projects, ideally with Salesforce products
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in project management
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience as a Business Analyst.  
  • Governance and Stakeholder management.
  • Proven experience in being able to prioritise and organise to tight deadlines.
  • 3rd Party Solution Integrations.
  • (Desirable) SafesForce Field services integration
  • Good technical background with Prince 2 qualifications and an Agile approach
  • Strong understanding of project scoping, definition of customer requirements and how best to communicate these internally and externally
  • Ability to lead discussions, gain agreement and manage expectations of a diverse stakeholder group
  • Experience in guiding organisations and teams through systems change management.
  • Highly flexible approach
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive, solution-oriented approach
  • Highly organised with good time management and administration
  • Effective communicator and influencer, both verbally and in writing to peers and senior managers
  • Strong MS Excel and reporting skills along with ability to work effectively with data and KPI’s
  • Strong commercial awareness




Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


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