IT Project Manager - Digital Infrastructure at Motability Operations Ltd, London, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, England Metropolitan Area
  • Jul 31, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

6 Months Contract, Inside IR35


The key responsibility of this role is to plan and deliver MO IT Infrastructure Projects within the Digital Infrastructure Programme, adhering to Motability Operations quality expectations, as per agreed timelines, and within agreed budget and project tolerances. 


You will be part of the IT Portfolio & PMO Team reporting to the Manager of the Project Management Practice, however you will be assigned to the Digital Infrastructure Programme. The purpose of the Programme Team is to successfully deliver Infrastructure to support the Business and to support IT Projects and Programmes. As part of the IT Portfolio the Digital Infrastructure Programme supports the delivery and implementation of the IT Roadmap and IT Strategy. 


Working closely with the Digital Infrastructure Programme Manager you will have responsibility for:

  • Managing productive, efficient, and engaged internal and external project teams, including consultants and stakeholders, to ensure effective delivery in accordance with the project objectives
  • Maintaining a working environment that enables the project teams to flourish
  • Continually reviewing delivery and project processes/ways of working to drive high performance and best practice
  • Embracing new ways of working and ensuring that these fit alongside governance standards.
  • Producing agreed artefacts and signed off documents at the relevant points within the project(s)
  • Providing support to the overall programme of work and to deputise for the programme manager when required.
  • Mentoring and supporting members of the team
  • Building delivery schedules that recognise and incorporate dependencies with other projects and products
  • Accountable and responsible for project budgets - forecast, actuals and variance management & reporting
  • Forming collaborative relationships with stakeholders and others across the programme


About You

You will have gained the following experience/skills:

  • You love being part of a delivery focused team that is built around delivering value to the business through high quality technical infrastructure/cloud solutions
  • You will have an inspect and adapt mindset that seeks continuous improvement
  • You will understand the value of empowering the delivery team to take ownership, and collaborate with those around you to reach the best solutions
  • You will value and encourage innovation and be aware of the need to provide a safe and supportive environment
  • You will be resilient in the face of failure and view it as an opportunity to inspect and adapt
  • You will understand the merits of adopting an Agile mindset
  • You will be someone who has strong experience of delivering projects within Hybrid environments (Agile/Waterfall), with willingness to play role of Scrum Master & Project Manager within a ProgrammeYou will be someone who can demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving, planning and organising skills



  • Strong and demonstratable experience of managing and delivering multiple technical infrastructure/cloud projects simultaneously within agreed schedule, quality and budget
  • Experience using agile methodology in project management and delivery
  • Experience of delivering cloud migration using various cloud technologies
  • Experience/knowledge of automation of cloud deployments and developing infrastructure
  • Experience at working both in a team-oriented, collaborative environment and independently 
  • Proven stakeholder management
  • Experience of working in a matrix management environment
  • Experience of managing multiple 3rd party vendors and working effectively with 3rd party PMs
  • Experience in the identification, assessment and management of risks, issues & dependencies
  • Strong MS Office with experience of Project management tools



  • Experience/knowledge of delivering container technology-based projects
  • Knowledge of Project management tools such as Clarizen
  • Knowledge of PMO concepts and processes
  • Knowledge of Atlassian tooling used for workflow and document storage


About The Company

At Motability Operations Ltd we provide a unique mobility proposition for the specific needs of people with disabilities by leasing cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs to those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and have over 600,000 customers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.


Our values are at the heart of everything we do and our people demonstrate these values:

  • Empowerment
  • Empathy
  • Inclusion
  • Forward thinking
  • Excellence