Location
Bristol or London
Department
Business Systems
About The Role
6 Months Contract, Inside IR35.  Bristol or London.
 
The Digital Infrastructure (DI) programme is the vehicle to deliver secure, resilient and flexible digital platforms to facilitate our digital agenda and place our services on a sustainable footing.  Our capabilities to deliver platforms in the cloud have matured and we are now delivering on our ‘cloud first’ strategy to deliver effective digital services. As part of the IT Portfolio, the Digital Infrastructure Programme supports the delivery and implementation of the IT Roadmap and IT Strategy. 

The role: 
The key responsibility of the role is to plan and deliver MO Digital Infrastructure Projects within the Digital Infrastructure Programme, adhering to Motability Operations quality expectations, as per agreed timelines, and within agreed budget and project tolerances. 

You will be part of the IT Portfolio & PMO Team reporting to the Manager of the Project Management Practice, however you will be assigned to the Digital Infrastructure Programme. 

Working closely with the Digital Infrastructure Programme Manager you will have responsibility for:
  • Leading project activity to migrate applications and services from on-premise to cloud infrastructure
  • Providing leadership for a productive, efficient, and engaged project team, including consultants and stakeholders, to ensure effective delivery in accordance with the project objectives
  • Taking a hands-on approach to be an active part of an empowered project team, and maintaining a working environment that enables the team to flourish
  • Building delivery schedules that incorporate dependencies with other projects and products
  • Producing agreed artefacts and signed off documents at the relevant points within the project(s)
  • Collaborating with the team to ensure that the new design and cloud architecture is effective
  • Ensuring that the migration is well planned, tested, and runs smoothly to agreed tolerance
  • Ensuring that the new cloud-based environment meets expectations for service delivery
  • Minimising business disruption during cloud migration activity
  • Communicating effectively with stakeholders throughout the full project lifecycle
  • Continually reviewing delivery and project processes/ways of working to drive high performance and best practice
  • Embracing new ways of working and ensuring that these fit alongside governance standards.
  • Accountable and responsible for project budgets – forecast, actuals and variance management & reporting
  • Proactively collaborate with the Programme Managers and wider teams to ensure that delivery scope, priority and timelines are continually aligned to the core strategic goal
  • Manage and provide reporting on risks, assumptions, issues, dependencies, and milestones 
  • Provide status reporting that reflects progress towards incremental and longer term strategic goals 
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the delivery team, escalating to the Programme Managers appropriately when necessary
About You
You wil have gained the following skills/experience:
  • You love being part of a delivery focused team that is built around delivering value to the business through high quality technical infrastructure/cloud solutions
  • You will have an inspect and adapt mindset that seeks continuous improvement
  • You will understand the value of empowering the delivery team to take ownership, and collaborate with those around you to reach the best solutions
  • You will value and encourage innovation and be aware of the need to provide a safe and supportive environment
  • You will be resilient in the face of failure and view it as an opportunity to inspect and adapt
  • You will understand the merits of adopting an Agile mindset
  • You will have excellent stakeholder management skills that are valued by stakeholders at all levels
  • You will be someone who can demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving, planning and organising skills 
Minimum Criteria
  • Strong and demonstratable experience of managing and delivering multiple technical infrastructure/cloud projects simultaneously within agreed schedule, quality and budget
  • Experience of working with Agile frameworks
  • Experience of migrating applications and services from on-premise to cloud infrastructure using various cloud technologies
  • The ability to articulate key migration strategic considerations 
  • Experience of working with applications, services and data hosted in a cloud environment
  • Experience/knowledge of delivering container technology-based projects
  • Experience/knowledge of automation of cloud deployments and developing infrastructure
  • Experience/knowledge of delivering new/replacement solutions using cloud native services
  • Experience at working both in a team-oriented, collaborative environment and independently 
  • Proven stakeholder management
  • Experience of working in a matrix management environment
  • Experience of managing multiple 3rd party vendors and working effectively with 3rd party PMs
  • Experience in the identification, assessment and management of risks, issues & dependencies
  • Strong MS Office with experience of Project management tools
    Budget Management – team and project/programme budgeting
    Knowledge of Project management tools e.g. Clarizen, and workflow/document storage tools e.g. Jira/Confluence
    Change and Release Management practices
  • Proven experience of writing concise stories
  • Ability to collaborate across multiples work-streams
  • Understanding of VBA desirable
About The Company
At Motability Operations Ltd we provide a unique mobility proposition for the specific needs of people with disabilities by leasing cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs to those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and have over 625,000 customers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do and our people demonstrate these values:
  • Empowerment
  • Empathy
  • Inclusion
  • Forward thinking
  • Excellence
Unfortunately Motability Operations Ltd is unable to provide visa sponsorship; therefore applicants applying to work with Motability Operations Ltd must be eligible to work in the UK.

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