Willmott Dixon

IT Project Manager (remote)

Letchworth Garden City
bonus + benefits
20 Jun 2022
20 Jul 2022
Full Time
Contract Type

Willmott Dixon are currently looking to recruit an IT Project Manager to join their project services team within the IT department. Within this role you will be responsible for the management and delivery of IT projects, ensuring projects are delivered to time, within budget, and to agreed quality standards whilst maintaining good stakeholder relationships. This will be working mainly with our Application Services Team on the enhancement of existing systems and working with the business on new initiatives.

Although the team are based at our head office in Letchworth Garden City, this role can be done as either a hybrid, or a fully remote role, with occasional travel to Letchworth or other Willmott Dixon office locations.

They are a great team to work with and would describe themselves as: -

  • Flexible
  • Fun
  • Uncomplicated
  • Genuine and friendly
  • Innovative and keen to improve
  • Responsive to customer needs

The Project

The Project Manager will be responsible for the management and delivery of technology and application projects ensuring all projects are delivered to time, within budget, and to agreed quality standards whilst maintaining good stakeholder relationships.

The role will be accountable for maintaining practical processes using best-practice methodologies and systems across all technology functions, ensuring Willmott Dixon achieves maximum value, performance, and realised benefits from the projects delivered.

The project manager will ensure that the project teams are operating in line with business needs and in accordance with agreed project milestones or targets. The role will ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with defined procedures, policies and the prevailing IT processes and project management methodologies used to manage and control the end-to-end services. The role will be focusing on management of application projects so experience of delivering these is desirable.

Essential Criteria

  • Prince2 qualification
  • ITIL 4 Foundation

Desirable Criteria

  • Familiar with ITIL principles
  • Prince2 for Agile Projects
  • MSP

Personal Qualities

Genuine and Friendly

  • Show kindness by respecting and caring for each other
  • Are not afraid to make mistakes and accept that sometimes we get things wrong
  • Are open to feedback, opinions and ideas


  • Change "No, but…" to "Yes, if…"
  • Challenge ways of working that are not meeting our customers' needs
  • Seek to change scope & timescales to customers' needs
  • Take a bigger picture overview


  • Keep it simple
  • Take the time to explain issues
  • Speak plainly and avoid using jargon
  • Try to listen and understand

Innovative & keen to improve

  • Take leaps of faith without fear of failure
  • Listen to all ideas with an open mind
  • Are curious and experimental
  • Seek feedback from our customers in order to learn and improve
  • Set time aside to be creative

Responsive to customer needs

  • Respond quickly and expect appropriate expectations
  • Listen to what our colleagues and customers have to say
  • Try to understand our customers' point of view
  • Proactively keep people updated


  • Take time to have fun

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace and will consider flexible and agile working. We are a disability confident employer.

Benefits: In return we reward our people generously with a competitive package that gives you flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes but is not limited to, an enhanced pension scheme, full / heavily discounted private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus and a car scheme which will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. Applicable roles will benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.

About Us

With 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon's purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities, and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive.

Construction is changing, and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!

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