IT Project Manager

Recruiter
DLA Piper
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Aug 2019
Closes
04 Oct 2019
Role Classification
Other Professional
Vacancy Type
IT, Project management
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Manager

THE OPPORTUNITY    

A brand new and exciting IT transformation project has arisen at DLA Piper where we are searching for our next best IT Project Managers to come and help strengthen our IT projects in our office based in Leeds.

The ideal IT Project Manager will be managing one or more projects at any given point and will be expected to apply their vast experience to ensure the business needs are met. This role will be very well suited for an individual who thrives in fast pace working agile environment whilst working with like-minded people.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Taking ownership of definition, documentation and successful completion of projects

  • Time, cost and resource estimations

  • Risk assessment

  • Mentoring small teams

  • Contributing ideas for improvements

  • Capturing feedback from customers and stakeholders 

ABOUT YOU

  • Proven Project Management experience

  • Planning and organisation techniques

  • Reporting

  • Ability to present to different audiences

  • Empowering other team members

  • Effective communicator

  • Self-motivated

  • Team player

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world.  We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering  practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.        

OUR VALUES   

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully

  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in

  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big

  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION   

At DLA Piper we are working hard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual.   

We know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued and that's why we strive to be a business where everyone can thrive, develop and succeed based on their talent.  Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best.

AGILE WORKING 

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly.  That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING  

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers

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