To manage, lead and direct large complex end-to-end technology initiatives
across the Utmost International business, including programmes/projects
involving the wider Group IT function. Such initiatives are to be managed
from initiation through to completion, in a manner that ensures that over-
arching programme / project objectives are realised on time, within budget
and to agreed quality standards. The role will work closely with teams from
across the business, external suppliers and technology subject matter experts
across Infrastructure, Database, Storage, Operating Systems, Network,
Technical Product Leads, and Enterprise / Solution Architects, to solve
challenging growth, scale and technology resiliency problems and lead the
delivery of new and innovative solutions.
KEY SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES
Project Management Define projects including scope, deliverables,
roles and responsibilities and ensure they are
clear, agreed and communicated to all key
Plan, structure, track, report on and lead
project activity in line with Utmost International
Change Framework to ensure that
stakeholders, dependencies, cost, quality,
and time are managed within agreed
Anticipate, monitor, manage and report on
progress, risks and issues in line with Utmost
International Risk Policy and Utmost
International Change Framework to protect
the project deliverables and benefits defined
in the Business Case.
Deliver short term / one-off projects and
activities as required by and to the standards
and outcomes agreed with Line Manager.
Agrees project approach with technology
subject matter experts & stakeholders, and
prepares realistic plans (including quality, risk,
and communications plans) and tracks
activities against the project schedule,
managing stakeholder involvement as
Monitors costs, timescales and resources used,
and takes action where these deviate from
Ensures that own projects are formally closed
and, where appropriate, subsequently
reviewed, and that lessons learned are
Leadership Design, establish and lead the project team
ensuring the appropriate skills and behaviours
are in place to enable project delivery in an
efficient and cost effective way.
Bring a customer focused mindset with the
ability to multi-task and manage conflicting
Plan, prepare, approve, deliver, and evaluate
communications and key messages to ensure
the effective flow of information to project
team members and stakeholders.
LEVEL Level 5
LOCATION Isle of Man Offices
REPORTS TO Programme
DEPARTMENT Information Systems
DATE February 2023
Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a
Technical Project Manager within
Experience of formal project
management methodologies (e.g.,
Prince2, Agile PM / SCRUM / KANBAN,
PMP) – professional qualification
Degree in engineering, computer
science or a related field preferred.
Experience with MS Project, MS Office,
Jira tools, & Confluence.
Demonstrate a positive motivated /
‘can do’ attitude.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to work under pressure to achieve
Highly organised and demonstrates
excellent analytical skills.
Takes responsibility for own work.
Excellent communication skills (written &
Good team player.
Able to balance the conflicting needs
of others to deliver the best possible
Contribute to the development and
promotion of Utmost International Change
management best practice and standards to
improve the consistency, efficiency,
effectiveness, and success of projects.
Work with virtual teams located in different
time zones and with differing culture.
Source, select, procure, and manage third
party suppliers and services in liaison with IT,
Legal and Finance departments in
accordance with standards, policies and
agreements as required by the project.
Build and maintain internal and external
business relationships to ensure the effective
and successful delivery of project deliverables
as defined in the project scope.
Lead discussions and communicate regularly
with senior leadership on project status and
Use abilities to positively influence customers
and stakeholders, and properly manage
Manage technical IT infrastructure projects
with large complex, enterprise IT systems
hardware and/or software design,
development, deployment, and support
Lead application development and/or
technology upgrade projects, from
requirements gathering to post-
implementation support, in the following
o Deployments of Windows
o Deployments of VM Ware or other
virtual computing technologies
o Delivering large capacity planning
and technology refresh initiatives
including software (OS, DB, etc.) and
hardware platform upgrades across
multiple environments, networks, and
o Deployments leveraging Hybrid
and/or Private Cloud technologies
Oversee day-to-day technical operations,
including assignments and resource
Knowledge of new and established software
systems and the ability to train others on them.