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Technical Project Manager (12 Month FTC)

Date: 15-Jul-2022

Location: Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company: Nominet

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry. For over 25 years, we’ve been operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from cyber threat.  
Our aim is to create a world which is more connected, inclusive and secure. We know that technology has the power to transform lives by creating opportunities and providing support where it’s needed most. 
As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society.  We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three years.  
We understand the impact the Internet has on the environment and are committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050. We’re already a Carbon Neutral company through offsetting our emissions and will continue to work on reducing our footprint.


About the role:  
Come and join Nominet at an exciting time as we head towards our final stages of our Technology Transformation Programme (TTP) as we modernise our core infrastructure, systems and processes as we move into a more cloud based infrastructure. 

The technical project manager will for be responsible for the migration stage of the project, supporting our web apps migration and will be key in ensuring this part of the project is completed on time and within budget, following all applicable governance policies.
The essential bits:  
You will get involved in and manage multiple complex concurrent project workstreams as part of the team delivering the Technology Transformation Programme across operational teams and often with a cross company impact, providing project updates and highlight reports as required. 

There are many critical interdependencies across various teams so it essential you are proactive and are able to think ahead in driving the project forward ensuring project actions are completed, issues resolved and decisions agreed in a timely way.

Tracking progress, identifying and minimising risk and issues, gathering metrics and reporting back to all stakeholders is crucial in this role.  
About you and your experience:  


We’re looking for someone with a strong technical background who can demonstrate significant experience working on complex technical projects and ideally software development projects in both Waterfall and Agile environments. We'd prefer it if you had worked on a project where migration was a key factor although this isn’t essential.


Detail-orientated and highly organised, you be tenacious in your approach delivering high quality work at short notice and to tight deadlines. You will be the type of person who has the ability to problem solve under pressure and good at building relationships and managing stakeholders, with the ability to multi task and juggle lots of strands with differing priorities. 


Confidence is second nature to you as hold your own and articulate project updates through a variety of channels, where you will be key in keeping a variety of stakeholders updated, both technical and nontechnical, up to board level.

You are likely to be PRINCE2 and Agile trained and / or to have extensive project management experience and whilst experience of using a development workflow system such as Jira would be helpful, it isn't essential. 

What’s in it for you?  
The Nominet way of working empowers our people to flex between home and the office. We operate on a Hybrid basis. This empowers everyone to take ownership day to day, balancing the needs of our people and business. You will be required to come into the Oxford office for key activities to ensure we have a collaborative and connected working environment.  
Pension match to 7%, performance related bonus scheme, private medical insurance, 30 days annual leave, reward portal, support to buy tech equipment tax free, holiday buy and sell  scheme, discounted shopping, on-site gym and shower facilities, Medi-cash (claiming cash back on things like optical, dental, inoculations and prescriptions), Employee Assistance Program, Dental Insurance, Health Assessments, Cycle2Work scheme, free- on site car parking, broad range of tools and resources to support your personal and professional development, Nominet Give Hub.  We also have an active Social Committee.

Data Protection 
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Equal opportunities
Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course. 
We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background.  
We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application. 
We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

Security checks:  
All roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles due to the nature of their work, will require additional security clearance.  
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with us.  

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