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Northgate Technical Programme Manager
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: CS/19/117116
  • Published: Wed 18/12/2019, 10:07 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/01/2020, 10:08 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £45,504 - £52,786
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

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Northgate Technical Programme Manager

Directorate: Corporate Services

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Job Level: Level 5, Zone 1

Salary: £45,504 - £52,786

Contract Type: Fixed Term 12 months, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

Click HERE for information on Camden’s flexible working options 

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Technical Programme Manager to implement and manage the Northgate upgrade. This is a hands on role getting involved with the detail, working on the release notes from version 6.11 to the latest version. Having oversight of all on premise customisations/interfaces which require patches/fixes, requesting and testing all necessary patches and fixes to deployment to the live environment.

The post holder will work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation, including all service areas that are supported by the system and other IT teams as well as the solution provider.

This role sits in the Service Support and Improvement function within Digital & Data services.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have substantial experience of upgrading the Northgate system from version 6.11 to later versions. Reviewing release notes identifying new functionality and key security updates. Moving remaining business areas to the latest version from version 5. Doing system and functional testing, identifying issues and seeing these to resolution. Organising and delivering User Acceptance Testing across all service areas. Integration testing of related interfaces and customisations. You will have a demonstrable track record of working with IT teams and delivering outcomes for service users.  You will lead a team of application specialists for this upgrade being a voice of constructive challenge and a subject matter expert.

You will demonstrate experience of working collaboratively with departments and organisations to deliver outcomes and successfully engage a range of stakeholders.

About Camden  

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme. 

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities. Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard

Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard.  The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: 19th January 2020, 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 190000UY

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:

15th January 2019


How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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