Is Project Leader



It is desirable that candidates demonstrate through their application form and at the interview that he/she has:

  • Good interpersonal skills and has the ability to establish positive relationships with staff of the Council, Councillors, partners, external agencies and suppliers etc.
  • Well-developed presentation and negotiation skills: able to communicate clearly, pleasantly and confidently with staff and stakeholders both orally and in writing.
  • Confident in their technical abilities, can work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Able to work on own initiative and be a self-starter, prioritising work with minimum supervision.
  • Must be committed to self-development and be enthusiastic about acquiring new skills.

Purpose of the position;

  • Manage an IT Development team as a customer focused service using ITIL best practices.
  • Responsible for the management of complex Information Systems projects, Support and Development for Business Applications Oversight on incident, request, and problem management.
  • Focus on Business Process improvement and Change Management.
  • This leadership role incorporates the design, procurement, implementation and support of both new and existing Business Applications, through engagement with internal stakeholders and third-party vendors to achieve the best outcomes for Kildare County Council.
  • Work closely with the other IT project leaders in Business Applications, Technical support, GIS and Systems Innovation areas.
  • To ensure that Kildare County Council’s ICT applications portfolio operates efficiently, performs to agreed targets, and delivers a secure and compliant platform for the Council to carry out its business.
  • To act as a senior internal ICT specialist, leading where necessary in the delivery of solutions to complex technical issues.
  • To support the strategic objectives of Kildare County Council.
  • To assist in the democratic mandate of the Local Authority through supporting the elected members

Organization Local Government Jobs Ireland
Industry Management
Occupational Category IS Project Leader
Job Location Limerick,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2022-04-17 6:36 pm
Expires on 2022-09-15