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Senior Project Manager

The Guinness Partnership
England, Greater Manchester, Oldham
Up to £65570 per annum
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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Homes and Asset Management, Project management
Full Time
Organisation Type

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the Guinness Team, as the team needs to expand to meet the current Change/IT Plan and additional responsive demand from the business. This is a permanent, full-time vacancy which is based in our Oldham, Bower House office, we are currently working to a hybrid working style.

The overall purpose of the role is to plan, lead and deliver multiple, concurrent technical or business change projects to the agreed scope, budget and timescales that meet customer and business requirements. The Guinness Partnership has an extremely exciting and ambitious Change/IT Plan. If you were successful, you could be Project Managing some of the following projects:

  • A new contact centre implementation for a new Housing Association coming into the Group.
  • The wider Housing Association Integration Project.
  • A vast range of Data related projects to ensure delivery of our data ambition (including Data Discovery, Microsoft Fabric Assessment and Implementation).
  • Power Apps Discovery and Analysis projects.
  • Cyber Security & IT Integrations projects.
  • 'Extend our Digital Offer' (our customer offer for digital interactions for services).
  • Implementation of new modules NEC (our Housing Management System).
  • Records Management / SharePoint project.
  • New responsive demand which comes in to meet prioritised business need.

What we're looking for

We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do, so you'll not only be highly self-motivated with the rigour to pursue goals, but you'll also be a confident collaborator, networker and relationship builder with a willingness to go the extra mile to get the job done.

You'll be able to demonstrate:


  • Proven track record of delivering projects in a range of disciplines including people, processes, applications and technology.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Experienced in matrix management of delivery teams.
  • Commercial awareness and experience of contracting and managing third parties.
  • Experienced in the application of multiple project methodologies and able to determine appropriate use of a methodology.
  • Excellent oral and written communications including presentations.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, including MS Project for Planning, Tracking and Reporting.
  • Demonstrates the Guinness Behaviours.


  • Experience of cloud adoption projects.
  • Knowledge of DevOps tools & Cloud computing.
  • Proficient in use of delivery and collaboration tools (i.e. DevOps, JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, MS Teams).
  • Experience of ITIL Principles & processes.
  • Housing sector industry experience.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Professional qualification in Project Management PRINCE2, APM or similar.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience.

At the Guinness Partnership we believe in being ambitious, making a difference in our local communities, and serving our customers with passion. We believe in approaching problems with innovation, in respecting our partners, colleagues and customers and in striving for excellence.

If you have any questions/queries about the role - please contact either:

Steve Torley (Technical Programme Manager) on 07866 207377 or

Lisa Musson (Head of Programmes and Projects) on 07596 045258 or


About Us

The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of affordable housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 140,000 customers nationwide. Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.

The Guinness Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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