Adoption and Change Project Manager (IT)

Job Category: IT
Reference HQ00020090
Contract Type Temporary
Duration 3 months
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 37.00
Rate Contact us, £400-500 per day

About the job:

Opus Northamptonshire is currently looking for an IT Project Manager to help assist the adoption team within Northamptonshire County Council.

The Future Northants Programme is working to deliver two new unitary authorities in Northamptonshire, replacing the existing county council and 7 district/borough councils.  The programme is one of the most exciting change programmes happening in local government.

We are looking for an adoption and change specialist with a track record in delivering large technology change programmes across complex organisations.  Ideally, the change will have brought together disparate teams onto a new technology, and you will have detailed experience of Office 365 implementation, along with Enterprise Resource Planning.


Full job description available on request.


  • Create an adoption and change strategy for MS 365
  • QA and improve adoption and change approaches for our other ICT projects in the programme
  • Lead stakeholder engagement and ensure that stakeholders are engaged with the coming cultural and technology change
  • Work with communications professionals and the project team to create timely and engaging briefings
  • Devise and implement metrics to understand the success of adoption (MS365) and produce a strategy to improve it
  • Lead business adoption, and bring in data protection professionals and other service inputs to the technical delivery to ensure the build meets professional and user needs
  • Direct learning and development on the adoption of Microsoft learning pathways
  • Experienced project delivery professional with a track record of implementing enterprise technology projects in complex organisations
  • Experienced in delivering organisational benefits from Office 365 and new ways of working
  • Experienced in ERP and employee self service (desirable)
  • Highly influential, persuasive with a gravitas to engage senior stakeholders
  • Strong relationships with Microsoft and delivering benefits with technology
  • Experience in local government (desirable)

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