About the Role

NPL are implementing a Digital Modernisation transformation programme with the following 5 key strategic themes:

  • Digital Customer Experience – ensuring our engagement and delivery to customers, partners, and stakeholders is digital by default

  • Digitally Enabled Organisation – ensuring our organisation harnesses the benefits of digital technology and uses data smartly

  • Digitally Empowered Workforce – ensuring our staff are supported to work digitally with confidence and competence

  • Digital Governance and Knowledge Management – ensuring we manage our knowledge effectively and exploit the potential of digital to drive decision-making

  • Digital Infrastructure – ensuring that we lay the right foundations to support a truly digital organisation

Description of role:

A member of the Technical Delivery team, this role is responsible for successful delivery of IT System Integration requirements for small scale projects. Acts as prime technical interface accountable for the IT delivery of the project from initiation through development to closure.

Areas of focus:

  • Prime interface for Project Lead across IT development and support activities relating to small scale project delivery.

  • Ensure project management methodology alignment and technology related deliverables are tracked and delivered to time, cost and quality.

  • Where required, responsible for ensuring the delivery and integration of medium scale component of a wider programme or larger project.

  • Implement appropriate technologies to meet technical requirements.

  • A key member of virtual IT project teams, coordinating all technology deliverables to ensure new solutions are delivered effectively.

  • Ensure production deployments meet business readiness criteria and transition into appropriate NPL IT support frameworks.

  • Engage with stakeholders to ensure technology delivery can be utilised to deliver benefit to the business.

  • Support project Technical Leads to enable successful delivery of the wider NPL transformation programme.

This is a 2 year FTC

About You

Skills and Background/Experience required:

  • Proven delivery management experience of small to medium scale IT projects with subject matter expertise in lab management software applications like LIMS / ELN and other laboratory automation applications OR business applications (ideally MS Dynamics).
  • Experience with procurement & management of 3rd party vendors and experience in implementing COTS packages.
  • An understanding of cyber security principles.
  • Experienced at project planning, resource allocation and prioritization for technical delivery.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Please note:  Applications will be reviewed, and interviews conducted throughout the duration of this advert therefore we may at any time bring the closing date forward.  We encourage all interested applicants to apply as soon as practical.
About The Company

We’re transforming. As a national laboratory, we’re exploring even more commercial routes to market and that’s presenting us with greater opportunity – for you and us. Our success relies on the diversity and talent of our people, we strive to nurture and respect individuals to ensure everyone feels valued and supported to excel in their chosen field. This value is at the core of our organisation.

We believe in a culture of fairness by treating everyone on the basis of their own individual merits and abilities regardless of their own or perceived identity, background or any other factor irrelevant to a person’s work. At NPL we are committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Flexible working and social activities are embedded in our culture to create a positive work-life balance, along with a broad range of benefitsNPL’s values are at the heart of what we do and they shape the way we interact, develop our people and celebrate success.

As part of our commitment to diversity & inclusion, we signed up to the Institute of Physics' Project Juno in 2015 as a Juno Supporter. NPL were proud to be awarded Juno Practitioner status in 2018. NPL also joined Stonewall as a Diversity champion in 2015, participating in their annual Workplace Equality Index for the equality of LGBT+ community at NPL. In 2018, NPL became a member of the Business Disability Forum and joined the disability confident scheme as level 1 committed employer.

To ensure everyone has an equal chance, we’re always willing to make reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. If you would like to discuss, please contact us.

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