HMRC seeks squad of IT managers

Written by Sam Trendall on 21 September 2018 in News
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Department reveals it is currently recruiting for 23 separate positions

HM Revenue and Customs is looking to recruit a squadron of IT delivery managers, with 23 positions across the department currently being advertised.

The roles will be based over six locations – Newcastle, Shipley, Liverpool, Manchester, Telford, and Southend – and cover four different seniority levels. Four jobs are available at associate delivery manager level, while 13 are being advertised at the next step up – IT delivery manager. Six senior IT delivery manager posts are currently vacant, as is one role as a lead delivery manager.

This latter position comes with an annual pay packet of up to £69,500, while salaries for the association delivery manager jobs begin at £30,260.


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In a blog post, Paul Shreeve – a senior IT delivery manager at HMRC – said that he and his colleagues perform “extremely varied” work. 

“We're responsible for the project management of work which centres around the large and complex IT change within the vast HMRC IT estate,” he said. “This can be anything from digital projects where we update a legacy tax regime to bring it into the 21st century, to adding functionality and capability to large, back-end IT services.”

He added: “Being an IT delivery manager means having a good understanding of, and opportunities to develop, stakeholder management, commercial and contract management, risk and issue identification and mitigation, supplier management and many other transferable skills.” 

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