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Project Manager – Belfast/Hybrid

Reference: 21426


Belfast, County Antrim



Job Type


Date Posted

20 September, 2023

Energize your career with one of the leading energy companies in Ireland!


My client supplies positive energy solutions and innovative technologies to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses across the island. They are on a mission to lead Ireland’s decarbonization efforts and are looking for individuals with positive energy who share their vision.

I am excited to offer an exceptional opportunity for a skilled Project Manager to join their dynamic team. If you’re a highly self-motivated, results-driven IT professional with a proven track record in delivering IT projects, this role is your chance to make a significant impact.


What They Offer:

25 Days Holiday Per Year Plus 11 Statutory Holidays

Annual Cost Of Living Review

A Personal Contract Bonus Of Up To 10% Of Your Salary

Generous Pension

Employee Assistance Program (Counseling Service)

Family-Friendly Policies, Including Enhanced Maternity Pay

Wellbeing / L&D Calendars

Membership in Sports And Social Clubs

Subsidized Gym Membership

Car Parking

Cycle-to-work Scheme Options

Career Progression With Great Opportunities And Year-Round Learning

Health Cash Plan And Opportunity To Buy Extra Holidays


Your New Opportunity:

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading and delivering IT projects that meet business needs. Reporting to the Programme Management Office (PMO) Senior Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the implementation of IT projects that drive the Group forward.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Managing multiple project deliveries from initiation through to implementation and project closure.
  • Coordinating and managing third-party vendors against agreed work packages.
  • Representing projects and programmes in all governance, compliance, and regulatory forums.
  • Assessing and reporting the status of all projects transparently and accurately, keeping stakeholders informed.
  • Proactively identifying, resolving, and escalating project risks and issues as needed.
  • Planning staffing and resource allocation to maximize efficiency.
  • Meeting financial objectives, budgeting, and managing expenditures.
  • Understanding business objectives and aligning projects to achieve desired results.
  • Adapting and responding to changes both within and outside the project.
  • Predicting risk areas, designing mitigation/contingency strategies, and executing them.
  • Leading across a wide variety of project types.
  • Collaborating with internal customers to design functional enhancements and identify gaps.
  • Managing and reporting project costs.
  • Performing any other duties as required.


Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in delivering IT software and infrastructure projects, including complex, multi-workstream projects.
  • Proficiency in all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Strong ability to coordinate and motivate project team members to deliver on milestones.
  • Experience in budgeting, financial monitoring, and reporting.
  • Expertise in managing third-party suppliers.
  • Proficiency in risk management, action items, issue and dependency tracking, and producing project status reports.
  • PRINCE2/PMP/Agile certification (or equivalent).


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in the Energy and Utility sectors.
  • Experience in Agile or matrix project environments.
  • Knowledge of Oracle CC&B system.
  • Strong computer literacy with Microsoft Office applications and experience with Microsoft Project.
  • Commercial experience.
  • Current driving license and access to a car.

If you are ready to channel your positive energy and expertise into a career that makes a real impact, apply now or contact Nicky from Abacus Careers.  

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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