Project Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary £39740 - £48570 per annum
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Hannah Fitzismons
Job ref L4PM_1662371739

Job description

Project Manager

Level 4 Project Manager required for a large public sector organisation based through the Belfast Trust.

Salary: £39,740 - £48,570 per annum

Location: Westland House

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Duration: 12 months


The PC21 Programme supports NI Water's vision to be World Class by helping the organization become more efficient, smarter, resilient and carbon neutral; as well as contributing to the healthy and thriving Northern Ireland population, growing economy and flourishing natural environment.

Specifically, the work of the Energy portfolios within the PC21 Programme crosses all major areas of the business. As Project Manager in this area, you will have the opportunity to shape and influence the transformation of NI Water's energy usage and response to the Climate Emergency.

These exciting roles will play an integral part of the PC21 transformation programme. The purpose of the Energy Project Manager role is to co-ordinate the planning and ensure successful delivery of a number of defined projects within the PC21 Energy Portfolio.


  • Development of the PID, business cases and tender documentation, including evaluation, to DfI Green Book standards as required.
  • Develop a detailed implementation plan document to ensure clarity on how the programme will proceed and be managed. This will need to be developed and prioritised in the context of wider corporate activity, internal constraints and externally driven change, seeking input from the Head of Function, as appropriate.
  • Monitor project and task progress and report by exception so that corrective action can be arranged promptly. Prepare monthly progress reports so that all staff working on projects, the Project Board, TSG, EC, NI Water Board, DfI and DoF have a regular succinct view of progress and issues.
  • Develop and maintain relevant project risk registers escalating issues to the Portfolio/ Programme Manager, Project Board, Programme SRO, RO or Head of Programme as necessary so that these can be managed effectively.
  • Develop and monitor the Benefits Realisation plan to ensure Projects benefits are captured, measured, evidenced and validated.
  • Develop the project communications plan which will set out the lines of communication to be followed in relation to all aspects of the programme delivery, including governance, reporting, internal and external stakeholder engagement and influencing. The communications plan will also require developing a strategy for communicating to all staff impacted by the change initiatives being proposed.
  • Monitor the budget so that variances can be identified early and appropriate action taken. Complete accruals and payments, maintain the information on CPMR.


  1. 3rd level qualification (e.g. HNC/HND/Degree) in a relevant area e.g. scientific, engineering, business related subjects AND a minimum of 2 years' experience in leading projects with evidence of delivering successful outcomes against agreed objectives, budget in excess of £100k and timelines;


  1. A minimum of 4 years' experience in leading projects with evidence of delivering successful outcomes against agreed objectives, budget in excess of £100k and timelines.
  2. Demonstrable experience of defining, documenting and delivering complex projects including producing high quality project documentation to include Project Initiation Documents, Business Cases, Project Plans and Management Reports.

  1. Demonstrable experience in assisting to develop and document new or revised Business Processes and Policy Documentation.

  1. Proficient in the use of IT including Excel, Visio, Powerpoint, Word and Power BI (or equivalent application) with experience in using data analytics to inform decision making.

  1. Proven ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholder relationships at all levels successfully.


If you are interested and available for this position, please upload your CV to the link or contact Hannah Fitzsimons.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. Please note that these roles may be filled quickly but your CV will be kept on file for future similar roles. As there are so many applications, unsuccessful candidates may not be contacted.

Successful candidates may need to apply for an Access NI Certificate with Staffline regardless if you already have a valid certificate. It will be a cost of between £18 - £33 depending on clearance level.

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