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Location: Canary Wharf, London (United Kingdom)
(office-based role, with flexible, hybrid office/home working offered)
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Competitive, plus benefits
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

About the role

Team: this role sits within the Technology team and covers projects and initiatives across all three technology areas—infrastructure, enterprise applications and information management.

Reports to: Chief Technology Officer

You will coordinate and support the management of key technology projects and initiatives, and lead the newly initiated technology change management, business relationship management and vendor management processes.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage key technology projects and initiatives.
    • Define and agree relevant project objectives, risks, timescale and costs, working with stakeholders.
    • Develop and maintain project plans, identifying key deliverables, timelines and milestones.
    • Identify resource requirements and engage teams and vendors as required to fulfil project deliverables, identifying and escalating gaps.
    • Drive progress to achieve milestones, including convening people as needed (identifying participants, developing agendas, scheduling meetings, tracking meeting decisions, outcomes and actions, etc.)
    • Manage delivery to agreed quality / time / cost expectations, escalating where required, including with 3rd party vendors where necessary.
    • Ensure revisions to project objectives / deliverables / plans are duly reviewed and approved.
    • Identify key stakeholders and maintain appropriate levels of engagement / communication.
    • Ensure timely reporting in accordance with requirements.
    • Ensure that risks, issues and interdependencies are effectively managed and escalated where necessary for support and resolution.
    • Support and champion the use of applicable programme and project management standards
  • As a technology change manager, ensure all technology changes adhere to the newly instituted technology change management process. Assess the risks associated with each technology change and coordinate reviews, approvals and implementation with the help of the Change Advisory Board (CAB).
  • As the business relationship manager, act as an ambassador for the technology department. Meet with key internal leaders and stakeholders to build strong relationships and help co-develop a strategic technology roadmap.
  • Manage 3rd party vendor relationships held by the Technology department, and ensure they adhere to cybersecurity practices as required by the Foundation.

Skills, experience & qualifications sought

  • Experience of managing technology initiatives and implementing technology solutions is essential, preferably in an international and/or integration context.
  • Deep understanding of project management disciplines and their application (APM/PMI/PRINCE2 and Agile methods).
  • Experience of technology change management is essential; a relevant change management qualification is desirable.
  • Experience of managing technology vendor relationships.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language communication skills.
  • Strong team player who can work independently, but also collaborate effectively with others, demonstrating strong influencing and relationship building skills at all levels, both within and outside the organisation.
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise time effectively and across multiple projects.
  • Creative and proactive problem-solving approach, finding ways to progress through complexity and uncertainty.
  • Ability to understand and respect established working practices while identifying and championing progressive changes.
  • Ability to relate to the needs and operating environment of an international, not-for-profit body with a strong public service mission.

To apply

Please send a detailed CV/résumé to Please include the following information or your application may not be considered:

  • the job title/position you are interested in and the location of the job (in the subject line of your email); and
  • covering email/letter detailing how you meet the specified role requirements and your salary expectations.

Closing date: Closed

Interviews are held via video conference as part of our standard international recruitment process.

Due to the number of responses we receive, we are unable to respond individually to each application. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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