Element Materials Technology

IT Project Manager

Job Locations UK-Lancashire-Skelmersdale


Element has the opportunity for an IT Project Manager responsible for managing the delivery of IT Infrastructure & End User Compute projects.


The portfolio of projects includes, but is not limited to, Cloud Data Centre Migration, Modern Workplace transformation & Wide Area Network Upgrades requiring management of internal and 3rd Party resources in global locations.



  • Lead analysis, project management, governance and assurance across a portfolio of IT projects
  • Management of internal & 3rd party technical teams ensuring timely and complete delivery to agreed project scope, requirements, schedules, success criteria, costs and quality objectives
  • Coordination and production of project documentation including business case, requirements, designs, plans, reports and service transition material
  • Formulating the project budget and regular re-estimation of forecast ensuring efficient and effective use of capital expenditure whilst protecting time and quality.
  • Management and anticipation of risks, issues and dependencies that could threaten a project's delivery, taking appropriate actions to overcome delays or challenges
  • Managing business change and ensuring the transition and handover of projects deliverables into operational service is facilitated successfully.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, and suppliers to build motivated project teams with a shared focus on achieving results
  • Provide transparent and timely communication to drive effective project team and stakeholder engagement, improve decision making efficiency and minimising issues
  • Chair and facilitate productive and objective driven project meetings and workshops
  • Capture and act upon recommendations arising from post implementation reviews to support continuous improvement
  • Adherence to all Regulatory, Security and Compliance requirements

Skills / Qualifications

  • Significant experience in IT project management
  • Significant experience of deploying and migrating to Microsoft/Office 365 & Azure Platforms
  • Experience of working alongside Microsoft Fast Track programmes would be an advantage
  • Prince2 Practitioner and/or APM PMQ Qualified
  • Strong knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies (e.g. waterfall/agile)
  • Significant experience in working with and managing IT 3rd party service providers
  • Great communication and with an ability to handle difficult or sensitive situations
  • Good influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong analysis and decision-making skills with keen attention to detail
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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